In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of person) período de inactividad masculine(of vehicle) período fuera de circulación masculine
2(in basketball)gancho masculine
- You'll have a number of tools at your disposal to rack up the points on the court, along with the usual jump shots, dunks and lay-ups.
- This year my team did really bad because they couldn't hit their jump shots, 3 pointers, lay-ups, or free throws.
- The main idea is to practice lay-ups at game speed.
- But they were on fire and we missed nine lay-ups which really hurt us.
- He never tried jump shots, just lay-ups and dunks.
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