In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- One journalist described Madison as a ‘Montana ranch girl, expert in the art of whirling a lariat arid revolver marksmanship.’
- The entire cargo was secured to the aparejo by means of the lariat, some 50-60 ft of cord, looped over and under in the celebrated ‘diamond hitch’.
- A gaggle of cowboys walk by en route to the rodeo tent, lariats swinging.
- Looking at them, you really do think of twirling lariats, and here the vaguely bordello colors, along with a kind of supercharged motion, suggest a semi-frantic, but also humorous, licentiousness.
- For those who like a more sedate evening minus the cowboy whoops and lariats, Jockey Club may be the best place to be in.
- Through the window, I watch a man practice for the calf-roping event by tossing his lariat over anybody who passes by.
- It might be a twirl or a flick or the tap of a lariat or a longe line or a whip.
- The western side of the country/western equation is established by Froos's glittery Broadway cowgirl costume and by the gorgeous chorus girls' twirling of crepe-paper lariats.
- They watched as Luke let loose his lariat, it flew through the air and wrapped around his intended target - his little sister.
- Shebala and his son Sheldon, 24, used lariats to tie up one of the animals legs force it to lie on the ground.
- This person is presented with a replica of an original Indian arrowhead mounted with copper wire and attached to a leather lariat.
- The teenage boy kept his eyes on the young cow before him, he took out his lariat, then tugged at his wet, leather gloves, flinching when they rubbed a blister.
- As he reached the ground his pony started to run and was dragging the body which was evidently attached by a lariat to the pommel of his saddle.
- He threw his lariat and it looped around a cow's neck, then he yanked it tight.
- Then they have all those places to put stuff, like your rifle and your lariat and your blanket.
- I sat there, currently in a very indifferent mood, braiding together plastic strings to make lariats or something like that.
- The painting classes in the film focus on mountain landscapes, still-life studies of ‘the West’ such as a western saddle and lariat, and life drawings of local Stoney people posed cross-legged in front of a picturesque teepee.
- They bought a lariat and a gun and, one morning, lay in ambush for the milkman, nearly killing him.
- Abandoning the boat, expert horsemen Floyd and Gordon Takes Gun rode into the floodwaters with lariats and rescued twenty-seven people.
- Their stocky Indian driver, pigtailed and black-hatted, followed them astride a mule and quirted their hindquarters with a length of rope which he swung like a lariat.
2(tether)ronzal masculinecabestro masculine
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.