- The rattle of empty bottles into a wooden crate, awoke me, and I noticed that every man was in great humour, the rick was being combed down by two men with long handled rakes.
- Church bells came in handy also when I worked in the meadow as a lad, holding my pike and walking around it in circles while the men pitched the hay at my feet and the rick of golden threads steadily rose to its conical fullness.
- The thresher was due in one hour, and a base, known as a ‘butt’ had to be made for the rick of straw.
- A few hens, questing for food under a rick, stole away under a gate at her approach.
- Our first night on the march, the General and his staff all climbed into a straw rick and passed a restful, if short, night.
- Webster defines a rick simply as a pile, and truck sizes obviously vary tremendously, so it is very important that you get all of this straight with the seller before agreeing on a price; there is much room for misunderstanding.
1(hay) amontonar en almiares
1(twist, sprain)(neck) torcerse(neck) hacer un mal movimiento con
- He's only gone and ricked his ankle in a charity football match.
- Flintoff, handed the captaincy when Warren Hegg woke up with a ricked neck, said: ‘Cricket is a great leveller.’
- Captain Warren Hegg, who missed the Cheltenham and Gloucester Trophy game at Chelmsford with a ricked neck, reckons he will be okay for tomorrow.
- When the side was in the Caribbean, Vaughan and Marcus Trescothick were the men in possession and had Vaughan not ricked a knee in the Lord's nets three days before the first Test of the summer, they might still be now.
- This is a useful skill for rapidly reading rows upon rows of pay and display tickets in car parks without ricking my neck or having to do handstands.
- But just when Davenport looked like sweeping all before her, she ricked her back at the start of the clay-court season and hasn't been the same since.
- But he ricked his neck with his third attempt and was forced to pull out of the discus and shot.
- However, Dolan's fortunes took a dramatic slump with the loss of Fox to a foot injury, luckless wideman Craig Skinner to a ricked neck and young Marc Thompson, who turned his ankle.
- Now, after Jacob Oram ricked his back, yet another twist in the tale as McMillan was recalled!
- As for the rides, well… I got soaked on the thrilling log flumes, ricked my neck on the Gauntlet - a wild loop-the-loop rollercoaster - and felt nauseous on the Galleon.
- When Glenn McGrath ricked his ankle while stepping on a stray cherry in Australia's pre-match warm-up, the façade of fear that had been erected during the Lord's debacle was torn down in an instant.
- During the changeover Arazi receives treatment on his ricked neck and a Mexican Wave ripples round Centre Court as the crowd amuses itself.
- You'd eventually get fired when the tightrope walker wouldn't go on because he'd ricked his ankle - but of course on paper it would say that ‘Stephen didn't meet targets.’
- They have met seven times in all and, so far, Federer has only managed to win once - and that was when Henman had ricked his neck and had to pull out after a set.
- I spent last week popping Ibroprufen, cold powders and the muscle relaxants I need now that I have developed the habit of ricking my back when laid up in bed.
- Vickery, who has missed his club's past two matches after ricking his back during the warm-up before the Powergen Cup quarter-final against Saracens, said: ‘I am in pieces at the moment and the injury is a worry.’