In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1also outboard motormotor fuera de borda masculinefueraborda masculine
2(boat)lancha con motor fuera de borda femininefueraborda masculine
- Surely, he says, each outboard should have had an independent fuel tank, and then at least one engine could have seen them safely home without the lifeboat being called out.
- Electric outboards are allowed, and can be hired for £7.00.
- By almost 11: 30 Juan and another man appeared from around the corner in a little outboard.
- Perhaps one of these rubber pontoon outboards would be better.
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