In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to jockey for sth
- they are all jockeying for the post — están todos compitiendo por / disputándose el puesto
- with her retirement coming up, many editors are jockeying for position — al acercarse su jubilación, muchos redactores están tratando de colocarse
1to jockey sb into / out of sth
- we jockeyed them into a position where they had to accept — los acorralamos de tal forma que tuvieron que aceptar
- he was jockeyed out of the chairmanship — lograron quitarle la presidencia a base de maniobras
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