In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(area)jardín izquierdo masculineto be (out) in left field — estar / vivir en las nubes
- to come from / out of left field — no venir a cuento
- his sudden rage came out of left field — de repente se enfureció sin venir a cuento
- Jorge Posada led off the inning with a solo home run to left field.
- Bryce had hit a fly ball to left field and Benji was running home and Bryce running to second.
- In the top of the third inning with two outs, the Padres' Gene Richards lofted a fly ball to left field.
- It was 250 feet from home plate to left field, but there was a screen about 40 feet high.
- For a long time, Womack has had a tendency to hit fly balls to left field for easy outs.
2(position)to play left field — jugar de jardinero izquierdo
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