In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Sport Gamesjugador masculinejugadora femininehe's a keen tennis player — le gusta mucho jugar al tenis River Plate Spain
- We need to add players that play the game well, not wear Tom Brady jerseys to practice.
- The idea is to get the players playing at game speed so they can get a feel for what is ahead.
- Many water polo players get started by playing for a local club or high school team.
- Most times, revenge in sports motivates a player for a few minutes or maybe a game.
- Perhaps the last player to juggle both sports was Rangers goalkeeper Andy Goram.
- That makes it a wonderful opportunity to play against the best player the game has ever seen.
- Skiba says that many football players now sport a garment called compression shorts.
- He joins us this week on the Sports Factor to talk about the game, the players and what he's learned.
- I know the NFL is trying to clean up the game a little bit, but they have to let the players play the game.
- The class is designed to accommodate all athletes and sports players at suitable indoor training.
- Several players expressed grave concerns about the toll gambling could be taking.
- The hit from Boughner was just one of many collisions hockey players face every game.
- No matter how important or intense the game, players are affected by events off the field.
- That said, the position still boasts some of the fiercest and most physical players in the game.
- It's a totally different spectacle from the one in which you have four evenly balanced players playing the team game.
- In what other sport do the players line up at the end of a playoff series to shake hands?
- Was he saying the Americans tried to put Brazil's top players out of the game?
- Were you a footballer or a cricketer or a tennis player, something like that?
- Baseball is a sport and players need to decide whether they play the game for the love of the game or for economics.
- The game is now a non-contact sport and yet players are spending a lot more time on the floor.
- Ndunda said morale was high in the squad ahead of the game tomorrow and the players were looking forward to the clash.
2.1Musicmúsico masculinemúsico masculinemúsica feminineinstrumentista feminineshe's a really good guitar-player — es muy buena guitarrista
- They were connected to the timing device of a compact disc player designed to detonate them remotely.
- The jog-dial has some resistance to it, so pushing it up and down is distinguishable from pushing it into the body of the player in order to make a menu selection.
- This is protected not by a cap, but by a mechanism that allows it to slide into the body of the player.
- Curiously, the standard radio had a cassette but no CD player, so an upgrade here might be required as well.
- It might include a flashlight, a book, and a cassette or CD player and story tape or CD.
- A third option transforms the device into an audio player.
- He closed the door and switched on the lights before switching on his compact disc player.
- Lasers in this category include those that operate laser printers and compact disc players.
- Songs can then be copied to iPod players or burned onto compact disc.
- The robbers made off with a video machine, two cellphones, a DVD player and several compact discs.
- People now want a phone that can switch easily from communication device to music player.
- The DVD player in a home theater system can separate the audio track into two, three or even five channels.
- You may also want to buy a voice recorder for your MP3 player to record memorable moments.
- Most newer cars come with only a CD player, making a cassette adapter worthless.
- In addition, a cassette or compact disc player may be placed within reach for listening to music or audio books.
- Erica was listening to the music on her compact disc player as she drove.
- An hour later, out would come a computer, a television set or a compact-disc player.
- But you do get a lot of extra brightly coloured cassette tape players that eat batteries and break really easily.
- Video stores also developed the policy of renting video players along with the cassettes.
- There are more TVs than there are people in my home, several video recorders and one DVD player.
2.2archaic formal (actor)actor masculineactriz femininetraveling players — cómicos de la legua masculine
- I don't think there was any question about the players not wanting to perform.
- Pagliacci is set in a small town where a troupe of travelling players have arrived to present a comedy.
- Being good improv performers, the players just worked it into the scenes and kept on going.
- The other players create characters suitable for the environment chosen.
- There are two basic types of male film actor - leading men and character players.
- The group isn't quite at the level of Guest's players, but their performances never feel forced.
- We asked a group of these players about the makings of a good character actor.
- The acting in this film is fine across the board, from lead actors to bit players.
- On opening night, he alone of the main players managed a consistent performance.
- The other players, the spear carriers, come through when unexpected.
- Let's call them chefs or actors, or players or whatever and leave them off the pedestal.
- The acting is top notch here, from the top name actors down to the character players.
- There is a wealth of marvellous biographical detail here, with the leading players lit up in the full glare of the garish footlights.
- The proceedings are distinguished by the sterling performances of the central players and an exceptional cast of guest stars.
- The most interesting characters were bit players Hector Elizondo and Sakina Jaffrey.
- The loveliness of the location is matched by exceptionally attractive performances from the leading players.
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