In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Sportpateador masculinepateadora feminine
- They rolled him onto his back and I realized that it was Tom Jackson, the kicker for the football team.
- This will eliminate unapproved high kicking tees that kickers have used to give their forwards a high hanging ball.
- He tells his players there are no kickers on his team - no specialists.
- Slipping on a kick is a kicker's nightmare because once you slip there's nothing you can do.
- Archibald found himself lining up the kick as normal kicker Noble had lost a contact lens in the build-up to the score.
- The team is replacing its kicker, punter and top returner.
- He started out as a defender, moved to midfield and remained there in high school - where he was also the kicker for the football team.
- Add it all up, and that's barely an hour a day meeting and practicing with special teams players other than the kicker and punter.
- Don't be surprised if the team signs a premier kicker and/or punter.
- But he didn't panic and his third effort, from a very tight angle for a left-footed kicker, flew between the posts.
- Naturally left-footed, Southwell has now become one of the main kickers, for club and country, in defence and attack.
- These kickers can kick long fields goals, play with good offenses and do not miss many kicks.
- On the other side Kilkenny's kickers had the kind of day any kicker dreads.
- The Titans line up to kick off once again, but this time their kicker isn't wearing a jersey because he thinks it was bad luck last time around.
- Like all kickers, you have good days and bad days, and I have no hesitation in saying Saturday was obviously a good day, and I enjoyed it.
- The quarterback specializes in throwing, wide receivers catch, running backs run, lineman block and kickers kick, but none of them are experts in all areas.
- I was a punter, the kicker, I kicked the extra points.
- Some people don't even consider kickers football players because so few take or deliver hits.
- Joe was the kicker for our football team and had a very skinny frame.
- And while neither side managed to cross the line for a try both had excellent kickers.
2.1US informal (surprise)the news was a real kicker — la noticia nos dejó helados (or me dejó helado etc.)
- And there's a kicker at the end, as cleverly foreshadowed by this link…
- This brings us to the economic kicker: surely, as the capabilities of the drone increase, so will its cost.
- Now here's the kicker: the social exchange version of the problem doesn't just activate this left-brain network.
- But here's the real kicker - the diseased prions took much longer to transform the artificial prions into diseased prions.
- Then came the kicker: ‘I got kicked out of my own apartment,’ he recalls.
- Here's the kicker: she moved to Hollywood, changed her name, and became Ann Sothern.
- But here's the kicker, we market it straight at kids.
- But here's the kicker: Qualitative change in adulthood isn't inevitable.
- But here's the kicker: this character investment greatly augments the action scenes.
- In any event, the kicker will be what Costello is waiting gleefully to exploit: how will they pay for it?
2.2US informal (added inducement)the kicker was the low price they were asking — lo que nos atraía era lo poco que pedían
2.3US informal (catch, drawback)trampa feminineproblema masculinepega feminine Spain informal
- Mount a kicker to your transom without marring up the back of your boat with screw-down clamps.
- There are a couple reasons for wanting to install an auxiliary outboard (or ‘kicker’ engine) on a boat.
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