In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dog/wolf) trotarhe loped along behind her — la seguía corriendo a paso largo
- There was a sudden rustling in the trees and a dog, tall and rangy and beautiful, loped out.
- A long-limbed young man lopes past me, wearing sunglasses and carrying an umbrella for shade.
- The man in the doorway stirs and the dog lopes off down an alley.
- It was a big shaggy thing loping along the side of the road.
- There's nothing in the world like loping along on the back of a horse.
- The nursery teacher is still trying to come to terms with having a big, dark coloured cat loping along the side of her car.
- As I was driving to work this morning, I passed a very large black dog loping along the pavement.
- We rode like sweaty hounds, loping along the trail and waving our happy grins into the evening sun.
- He loped along like a crazy tiger and I think we all understood that that was how he was going to go out - at full stride in a sudden spasm of violence.
- But she looked very much a confident athlete on Saturday as she loped along comfortably on the lead.
- Once inside, we become, however briefly, part of the wild - lithe, lighthearted and free, loping across the landscape.
- The woman unleashes her dog which, to her relief, lopes off in the opposite direction from the stick-wielding man.
- As recently as the 1940s, cheetahs were seen loping through the hills behind Jerusalem.
- She loped across the stage in strides unnaturally long.
- Aden, her family's mangy old dog, loped into the room and scampered around her feet.
- He located the fox's spoor and loped along in pursuit.
- The wolf is loping across the plateau, head down, moving quickly.
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