In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of person) ligamento de la corva masculine(of horse) tendón del corvejón masculine(of horse) tendón del jarrete masculine
- The lift is actually performed by the leg muscles (quadriceps, hamstrings, and gluteus maximus) on the way up.
- This exercise strengthens the back extensors, gluteals, quadriceps, hamstrings and core abdominal muscles.
- You must squat to build a symmetrical sexy lower body with a balance between the quadriceps and the hamstrings and gluteus maximus.
- Poor training routines can contribute to soft tissue injuries such as those to Achilles tendons, hamstrings and calf and adductor muscles.
- Do not run down the rear of the leg when nearing the hock as it is easy to cut the hamstring and cause lameness.
- Your gluteus maximus and hamstrings are powerful hip extensors that are activated whenever you stand, sit or step up.
- They can go to the neck and slice the jugular vein and carotid artery; they can cut the hamstring above the hock; they can cut the band on top of the neck.
1(render powerless)I was hamstrung: I couldn't help them — estaba atado de pies y manos: no podía ayudarlos
- the project was hamstrung by lack of funds — el proyecto se vio frustrado por falta de fondos
- The impact of reform will be slow and it is hamstrung by being unable to aggressively reflate its economy by the euro's self-defeating rules so clearly in need of change.
- Manufacturing has slowed to a trickle, hamstrung by shortages of fuel and imported components.
- Encyclicals have long been considered an imperfect genre, hampered by their style and hamstrung by the need to reconcile competing political and bureaucratic factions.
- More familiar, but less important, were the internal squabbles and petty jealousies among civil rights leaders that hindered, but never hamstrung, the movement for justice.
- This secrecy effectively hamstrings the negotiations of other webcasters and makes it difficult for artists to collect what they are owed.
- Is NASA too hamstrung by those restraints to do something as bold as returning to the moon and going to Mars?
- Its construction has been hamstrung by numerous delays and corruption scandals.
- Needing a decision from every member before any action can be taken hamstrings the leadership, slows action to a standstill, and ends up watering down the activism to the lowest common denominator.
- At first, drug companies were hamstrung by the need for an extensive summary of side effects whenever brand names were mentioned.
- The Kangaroos, once hamstrung by the constraints of a reduced salary cap, are chasing hard.
- It is false to suggest the Act is delaying the process or that development is hamstrung.
- But our currency is hamstrung by severe structural distortions in both the economic and financial spheres.
- Determined terrorists have become adept at forging EU passports at precisely the time that the agency charged with blocking their entry is hamstrung by a lack of personnel.
- Oh absolutely, he does actually mean well, he's just hamstrung by a severe shortfall in the social skills department.
- That would give the government a much-needed handle on economic policy-making, which has been hamstrung by opposition obstructionism.
- Once the strike began, television was already flooded with a backlog of commercials, virtually hamstringing the cause by making its effect invisible.
- His ability to bring reform to Brazil will be hamstrung by budget restrictions
- In fact, members of the medical advisory board will be severely hamstrung unless the company is prepared to provide them with certain marketing materials.
- However, the Medical Council feels it is hamstrung by 20-year-old legislation which restricts it from expanding the council to cope with its heavy workload.
- Smith's fearsomely focused narratives and majestically brutal accompaniment are alternately highlighted or hamstrung by perverse and frustrating production decisions.
2(horse) cortarle el tendón del corvejón a(horse) cortarle el tendón del jarrete a
- He hammered the remnants of his blade into the chest of the one who shattered it, and jumped to avoid a swipe that would have hamstrung him.
- Squall pushed aside the chair that Mathers was trying to hamstring him with.
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