In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in chess)peón masculine
- We can see that without Queens on the board Black's doubled pawns severely impair his mobility.
- A player starts off with a king, a queen, eight pawns, and two each of bishops, knights and rooks.
- White has his Rook on the seventh rank and Black's queenside pawns are very weak.
- While Black's Queen is busy snacking on pawns, White rushes to bring out all his pieces.
- White cannot prevent the pawns from lining up on the sixth rank.
- It should be developed on the original diagonal without wasting time to push the second pawn.
- He moved his knight forward and deftly captured one of her pawns.
- Floyd replied by moving his murderous pawn one space forward.
- Rather, I contend that adhering to some principle about not moving such pawns can limit one's play.
- Leon picked up a piece, one of his last pawns, and moved it.
- He showed me how to move the various kings, queens, and pawns across the exquisite little board.
- Black nudges lots of pawns forward to the third rank and comes out of his corner slowly.
- In one smooth stroke I moved my queen, captured one of her pawns and threatened to put her in check.
- ‘Yes, he said that,’ Gregory said, moving his pawn diagonally to take his companion's bishop.
- He started at his white pawn and moved it forward two spaces.
- The game of chess with sword-wielding pawns and deadly queens is both dramatic and mightily beautiful.
- Also important is the number of pawns on the board, especially when the minor piece is the knight.
- Finally when a player promotes a pawn, they swap it for one of the pieces that their partner's opponent is waiting to place on their board.
- He looked down at the chess board, at a pawn, and wondered what he would be like.
- All squares from h4 all the way back to h8 are covered by Black's pieces and pawns.
2(manipulated person)títere masculine
- It is a simple role about how she becomes a pawn in the game of life.
- In other words, homeless people had been used as pawns in a political game.
- Few wealthy Americans would turn down an old-world honour that money can't buy, but none would wish to be a pawn in a game of transatlantic politics.
- To her father, she was merely a bargaining tool, a pawn in the game of politics, not a daughter.
- Do not let the management use her as a pawn in their little game of oppression.
- They were no longer willing to be pawns in the game of power being played out between the Indian and Pakistani governments, or indeed the militants.
- Just smile and nod and try to understand that your professor is merely a pawn in the game of capitalism.
- And the operatives were only pawns in their ultimate game of cat and mouse.
- They are being used as pawns in a political game which will cost lives.
- When did it become okay to use students as pawns in a twisted game?
- Or was he merely a practical pawn in a deadly game?
- But as the editor pointed out some weeks ago, we are only a pawn in a game.
- I was just a pawn in the game between father and son.
- Humans are weak, emotional, and dull minded pawns in this endless game of life.
- Luck has very little to do with romance, other than to maintain the illusion that we are helpless pawns in the game of love.
- Up to now, these nations have been able to play around with terrorists as if they were pawns in this geopolitical game.
- For almost 40 years, they were used as pawns in a game that was supposed to prove which system was better.
- Using children as pawns in this game is morally disgusting.
- What is happening to our country when well-off landowners can be allowed to treat those less fortunate as pawns in some commercial game?
- Many times we realise, only in hindsight, that we have been only a pawns in somebody's game.
1(pledge)prenda feminineto redeem sth from pawn — desempeñar algo
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