In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Sportjugador que despeja la pelota
- He played quarterback, strong safety, punter and placekicker at North Central High School in Kiln, Missisippi, for his father, Irvin.
- In Bengals history, there have been some effective players named Johnson, including punter Lee and running back Pete.
- You run timed drills in a specific task like punting or run stopping where you only get to control the relevant player like the punter or middle linebacker.
- The Broncos still need to add a quality punter, a wide receiver, a quarterback to replace Danny Kanell as the backup and depth on the offensive line.
- Anyone who earns a contract as a punter in American football is barred from playing kick-to-kick in our local park.
2.1British informal (in betting)apostador masculineapostadora feminine
- All that will be very welcome, and if they sort out the Tote betting shop pronto, punters will be glad.
- The tourist season generally gathers pace for the four day meeting with visitors and local punters joining in the annual battle with bookies.
- The Isle of Man now allows US punters to gamble in online casinos based on the island, the NY Times reports.
- Betfair, the internet betting exchange, has revolutionised the world of gambling by allowing punters to wager on horses not winning.
- A leading bookmaker has also warned punters to be careful and make sure their bookies are licensed before they place a bet.
- Most turn out to be bad investments in which punters lose their shirts.
- Trouble is, us punters too often invest through the rear-view mirror.
- Small companies, where many a retail punter likes to invest, are also back in fashion.
- Maria Luisa has been a frustrating filly for punters to follow even though she has paid her way for her connections throughout the season.
- Our English punters couldn't bet on England because of this, but emotionally couldn't bet against them either.
- It will allow punters who wish to invest in today's volatile equity markets to do so, safe in the knowledge that they will not lose their original investment.
- What if it's then sold to potential punters as an ‘investment opportunity’?
- With an online betting account, punters may call to place bets or bet through the Internet after the betting centres close.
- The internet is a major gambling hall for punters where they play poker bingo cards whatever; gamblers even get to play lotto online.
- Tracker funds are also seen as one of the best first steps into investments for novice punters.
- Casual/recreational punters can use the same strategy that gives wiseguys their winning edge.
- Sure, there have been some bookmaker failures, but the punter can see the evidence of the main bookmakers' financial strength on the High Street.
- He also wants punters entering casinos to have to show some form of identity.
- This means that the average punter's investments will do worse than the average performance of the market over any given time frame.
- It's the side of gambling you don't hear about: the punters who enjoy the casino and don't lose their shirt doing it.
2.2British informal (customer)cliente masculineclienta feminine
- Hong Kong punters follow the volume turnover of third-tier companies in the search for the next reverse-takeover target.
- That is what happened to the customers who followed a group of wealthy punters into the night club on Bridge Street the other night.
- But such cowboys are not the worst problem for internet punters and exchange users at the moment.
- A lot of venues have predominantly straight customers on some nights, with gay punters showing up on others.
- Once upon a year not that long ago, a young man sat in a pub telling a wide-eyed audience of punters all about his skiing holiday.
- Roux then grandstands and takes off his team blazer and tie and puts it up for auction - apparently at the request of a punter in the audience.
- The spa is open only to residents, so there's no sharing your thermal dunks with pay-and-play punters or ‘club members’.
- So were the punters in the audience when the Dubliner's name appeared on the scoreboard during O'Sullivan's match with Dott.
- The business end of the rugby league season starts tonight, and, if the market framers and punters are right, then get ready for a couple of lopsided matches.
- Nor will they necessarily be told that they will be discussed with a crowd of punters the following evening.
- A trickle of punters browsed the market in Parliament Street and department stores were eerily quiet.
- Tickets cost 30 Euro and to avoid disappointment, punters are asked to purchase in advance.
- Still, Scotland kept the faith, to the severe detriment of the mug punters consuming water here.
- The band had CD pre-sale order forms there for punters to purchase.
- But it will be harder for the ordinary punter to call everyday businesses to account.
- Around 160,000 of those new high speed Internet customers were existing dial-up punters who upgraded to faster services.
- It is often small things that make all the difference to the loyal punter and inspire repeat business, or not.
- Then we sell it on old Bury market, and the punters just can't get enough.
- The broadband Internet Service Provider is under fire for its poor customer service with punters up in arms at being left without phone and broadband.
- The paying punters on the tour all seem motivated more by curiosity than ideology.
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