In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1salto de altura masculinesalto alto masculine Latin Americato be for the high jump
- you'll be for the high jump if you don't mend your ways — te va a caer una buena, si no cambias de actitud
- He was very athletic and good at the high jump and long jump.
- Rhodes went on to win both the long jump and high jump.
- Coomber has competed at amateur level in both the high jump and long jump but never the pole vault.
- He won gold medals in the long jump and the high jump and rounded off a marvellous display by taking bronze in the 60m sprint.
- Her weekend began in the best possible way with personal bests in her two weakest events, the 80m hurdles and the high jump.
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