In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) zurdo(stroke) con la (mano) izquierda(scissors/tool) para zurdosa left-handed compliment — un cumplido a medias
- Today, most companies build good left-handed sets, which makes it easier for lefthanders to get started in the game properly.
- They usually put it on the left side, unless you're left-handed.
- I never told her I was left-handed before, either.
- Of course Johnny is naturally left-handed, so his left arm is strong.
- If you're left-handed, switch the hand positions.
- Some people say that it's worse because I'm left-handed.
- I'm afraid if you're left-handed, you're out of luck.
- Now the interesting bit is that the left-handed ones have hooks, and the right-handed ones have ridges.
- Danny's right-handed and I'm left-handed, but that doesn't matter.
- But her desire to create was rekindled after receiving her first left-handed guitar for a birthday gift.
- One thing I can't do is forge his signature, largely because he's left-handed and I'm not.
- He was left-handed and was therefore unable to take notes, and he had managed to escape homework from two classes on account of his injury.
- I'm left-handed, and don't mind admitting that I fight like a girl.
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- Since the weights are internal and are able to shift (by simply tipping the thing up) it can be used as either a left-handed or a right-handed planer.
- He wasn't at all strong at left-handed techniques, whereas Keziah had been told from a very early age that there were no lefts and rights in fighting.
- At the time of writing, there are very few left-handed instruments being stocked in York.
- He didn't understand why everyone was so interested to see him write, and the judge pointed out that he was left-handed.
- I was left-handed but I always trained from the right side.
- It's one thing to be able to draw a gun, but it's another thing to be able to do it with your left hand if you're not left-handed.
- It can be converted from a right-handed weapon to a left-handed one by simply changing the bolt and casing ejector aperture.
- It is also a plus that he is left-handed because we have lacked that variety at the top of the order.
- I'm a fan of fountain pens in general; at the moment, my regular pen is a left-handed Pelikano P450 that I bought at a German post office some time ago.
- A left-handed batsman, Raina has averaged over 43 runs in 15 first-class matches so far.
- It should not be much of a wonder that I was left-handed.
- The West Indies team in the fifth Test against England at The Oval in 2000 included eight left-handed batsmen.
- Even though I grew up in Canada, where there are more left-handed golfers than in the States, left-handed equipment wasn't readily available.
- Every month they would test my grip, and for a long time my left grip was weaker than the right, even though I'm left-handed.
- ‘But you can teach naturally left-handed children to use their right hand,’ she pointed out.
- Next up was Benji, the left-handed batter who was grinning ear to ear.
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