In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Zoologycaballo masculineto ride a horse — montar a caballo
- he lost a lot of money on the horses — perdió mucho dinero en las carreras de caballos
- to be a horse of another / a different color — ser harina de otro costal
- to drive a horse and cart through sth — arrasar con algo
- you can lead / take a horse to water but you can't make it drink — puedes darle un consejo a alguien, pero no puedes obligarlo a que lo siga
- before noun horse blanket — gualdrapa
- Now domesticated, horses occur throughout the world and in feral populations in some areas.
- On the roof of the cave deft hands had painted bison, elk, horses and wild boars.
- I now have more mares than male horses though among the top 10 I own three of them are males.
- Horses were first used to pull chariots, and it was not until horses large enough to carry a man had been bred, broken, and trained that the cavalryman proper made his appearance.
- A big reason is that rhinos, unlike horses, cannot be domesticated.
- The Miller Farm no longer raises livestock, except for a few pet horses, goats and sheep.
- Wild horses roam the roads and in the jungle you can find giant moths apparently the inspiration for Mothra, Godzilla's legendary foe.
- The mowing machine for the barley and oats was pulled by two horses and carried two people - the blades would be flying when it was in use.
- The Kazakh village is one of two sites competing for the honor of being the first place where humans are thought to have domesticated horses.
- Some good stock, including horses, cattle, sheep and pigs were on exhibition.
- Her father had stocked an entire stable with sleek, powerful racing horses, and she had adored them all equally.
- Wild horses can be tamed, but Finch said it takes someone who is knowledgeable and experienced.
- Racing began about three minutes after man domesticated the horse.
- His error was so glaring that Gagan should have noticed right away and pulled up his horse, as the rules of racing dictate.
- Fiona explained that riding school ponies and horses occasionally get lazy and bored with the same daily routine.
- Wild horses and cattle are also entering the park from the Hermannsburg Aboriginal land.
- He cared for his horse, choosing only the finest horses to carry him for he knew his life depended on having a well-cared for mount.
- Domestic donkeys interact well with other livestock animals such as horses, cows, goats, sheep, and llamas.
- But still, it's a lot better than most of what's out there, and as a fan of horses and horse racing, I enjoyed it a lot.
- In winter, teams of horses dragged sledges loaded with cut logs across frozen lakes.
- Insurance companies offered policies to cover cattle, poultry, sheep, goats, horses, elephants, dogs, ducks and fishes.
- A horse pulling a cart carrying racegoers was struck by lightning and died and a passenger was killed.
- At other times, seeds were harrowed in by horses pulling brush or else by sheep trampling the ground.
- The horse family - Equiidae - was an especial success story during the Neogene.
- Paintings of horses - and other wild animals of ice age Europe such as lions and mammoths - long predate human portraiture.
- This grandly titled traditional animation from DreamWorks centres on an untamed horse in the old Wild West which is captured by the army and harshly broken in to join the cavalry.
- Cattle, horses, sheep, goats, and other large farm animals seem to fall well outside the paradigm of urban farming.
- Wild horses in the New Forest get along perfectly fine, wandering around outdoors, free and naked and just getting more hairy in winter.
- Both horses carried bulging saddlebags packed with supplies.
- The photo is cropped closely so that the reader is not aware that he's looking at a picture of a male horse rather than a mare.
2(vaulting-block)potro masculinecaballo masculine Mexico
- Meanwhile, Gary or Craig, or whatever his name was from Steps, possibly became the first person to be throw by a gymnasium horse.
- Attempting a vault, her right foot missed the springboard and she crashed headfirst at full speed into the horse.
- A year later Olga won her first award at the national title meet - a gold medal in the horse vault.
- R. Mikaelyan was first among the Soviet gymnasts who started with the long horse.
- He won the silver medal on the long horse and a special prize for an original vault.
- And the wall bars and horses which have characterised school gym halls for hundreds of years will be replaced by treadmills and electronic recumbent bikes.
3(cavalry)caballería femininelight horse — caballería ligera
- The cavalry regiments have always been splendidly dressed, with the light horse being the most dashing.
- Before the enemy had time to turn to see what was happening, mace, lance, and horse slammed right into them.
- He fought alongside the duke at the naval battles off Lowestoft in 1665 and at Sole Bay in 1672 and, though a catholic, was made colonel of a regiment of horse.
- The next level down was the commander of the fire unit - the horse artillery troop or foot artillery company - equivalent to modern batteries.
4slang(heroin)caballo masculine slang
- He remembers his first taste of marijuana, his first snort of horse.
- For the great horse called heroin will take you to hell.
- Easy, add someone doing bong hits or horse in the rectum and you've got instant mise en scène.
- Instead of a bunch of layabouts smoking glue and cracking charlie's horse with LSD, we could have good, fit criminals with discipline and firearms skills.
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