In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1he rides his horse to school — va a la escuela a caballo
- do you want to ride my horse? — ¿quieres montar mi caballo?
- I've never ridden a horse/an elephant — nunca he montado a caballo/nunca he montado en un elefante
- he was riding his father's horse/a camel — montaba el caballo de su padre/un camello
- he rode his horse into the river — se metió en el río con el caballo
- Paradise Boy, ridden by G. Moffatt — Paradise Boy, jineteado por G. Moffatt / con G. Moffatt en la monta
- Now Chavez will return to the horse he has ridden to four stakes victories, including three this year.
- As a young girl, she lived on a farm and first rode sheep, then ponies and then horses which she loved.
- When he had got up to the animal she was riding he put his hand on the crupper and relaxed his speed.
- Ireland is like a jockey riding two horses - Europe and the US.
- He is also one of an elite band of nine jump jockeys to have ridden more than 1,000 winners.
- The holidays will also offer the children, many of whom are from urban areas, the chance to look after animals and even ride horses and ponies.
- He won nine of his 10 races and is rated by Frankie Dettori as the best horse he has ever ridden.
- Mr Newlove has trained animals all his life and has ridden Ayrshire bulls at local shows and once discovered a horse which would fetch sticks.
- My mare now turned her head and nibbled at the neck of the roan horse Sidroc rode.
- I went because I have always wanted to ride bulls in a rodeo.
- Pat Eddery is a racing legend and he rode many great horses.
- Supposedly, the more you rode the horse, the calmer the horse was supposed to become.
- You can find out if they have horses for you to ride so you don't have to bring one.
- Farnsworth always wanted to be a cowboy; and although he barely fires a bullet in The Grey Fox, just watch him ride that horse.
- Trained by Kent Jensen, the dark bay two-year-old filly was ridden by David Essman.
- He was the best horse I have ever ridden, you sat on him and he just flew.
- We rode elephants, watched a rice farmer plant his crops, visited a rubber plantation, went golfing, swam in the ocean and ate delicious Thai food.
- The elder Saumell learned how to ride a pony before obtaining a job walking horses at now defunct Oriental Park in Havana.
- The key is to accept the feedback you get from each horse you ride to help you pinpoint weak areas.
- Why else would they risk injury to ride a bull or horse for eight seconds?
1.2he rides a bike to work — va al trabajo en bicicleta
- I can't ride a bike — no sé andar en bicicleta
- let him ride your bike — préstale la bicicleta
- she rode her bike down the steps — bajó los escalones con la bicicleta
- She has endured ‘months of hell’ from people riding motorbikes and quad bikes on King George's playing field behind her house.
- Ben Johnston, 19, also put his legs up behind him to obscure his registration plate while riding the moped, after he realised he was certain to lose his licence.
- Another allegation was that he rode a motorbike and quad bike erratically.
- Undaunted, but a little impressed, Mike just wanted to ride his bicycle, far and fast.
- Officers said it appeared the man riding the motorcycle lost control on the corner where there was loose sand on the road, and then smashed into the pole.
- Nine of the riders rode mountain bikes and 16 rode road bikes.
- Riders riding big bikes are presumed to be rough, rude and bullies.
- If your child is young and has not ridden a bicycle very long, buy a bicycle with coaster brakes.
- He had never ridden a motorcycle before, nor had ever planned to.
- When a cyclist rides a bicycle at night with a small phosphorescent spot attached to the rim of one of the wheels, the path that the spot describes as the bicycle moves is a cycloid.
- I spent my formative years in New Malden, during which time I learned to ride a bicycle, a motor cycle and finally drive a car.
- No one should ride a scooter or motorcycle without wearing a helmet.
- Alan noticed the bike a couple of weeks after he first rode his own bicycle to Tracy's weekly appointment.
- My favorite form of cardio exercise is riding a tandem bicycle with my husband.
- It is, for example, a great deal easier to demonstrate how to ride a bicycle than to verbalize it.
- Some time ago I complained to the police about scooters, motor cycles and quad bikes being ridden in Peel Park and Bradford Moor Park.
- Good heavens, I ride a bicycle to school; need I say more?
- Ant broke his collar bone and pelvis bone while riding a motorcycle very fast.
- And unlike many people, she did not find it like riding a bicycle.
- If, indeed, he or she has ever ridden a bike at all.
1.3US(bus/subway/train) ir enwe rode the bus downtown — fuimos al centro en autobús
- We have never had a serious injury of any of the occupants riding in the vehicles.
- He is also forbidden to ride in or on any vehicle without the consent of the owner or to drive without a licence.
- He rode in the back of the bus, and he reminds me of that, how he couldn't go to college because they weren't integrated.
- I rode in a donkey cart for a sightseeing tour of the village of Rogozen.
- Private First Class Nicholas Greer first rode in a helicopter when he was only two years old.
- Deaths from weapon fire while riding in a vehicle were coded as intentional violence.
- He refuses to wear a seat belt when he's riding in the passenger side of a car.
- Like I said, I have no idea why there are two sunroofs but everyone who rode in the car commented on it.
- As he rode in the vehicle half of his heart was overjoyed that he would be returning home so quickly.
- However, he was still part of the marathon as he rode in a jeep the final three days giving support to those still running.
- They are particularly keen to trace two young men who were riding in the gondola immediately in front of the one carrying Miss Savage.
- John F. Kennedy was riding in an open motorcade on a goodwill-hunting visit to Texas.
- A passenger rides in one of seven cars, each mounted near the edge of its own circular platform but free to pivot about the center.
- She rode in it to the Silver Jubilee thanksgiving service at St Paul's Cathedral on June 7, 1977.
- I realised there was more to life than riding in stretch limousines and getting into VIP sections.
- Also there a oodles of new vehicles for you to ride in which is always exciting.
- One day, Gunpei was riding in a car in the passenger seat when the driver rear-ended a truck in front of them.
- The victims were riding in a tractor and trailer which drove over a landmine.
- Prosecutors say he denied having a role but changed his story, saying he rode in the truck and threw a stun grenade at guards.
- He even got to drive the same truck he'd ridden in with his father as a kid.
2.1(traverse on horseback)(countryside/plains) recorrer a caballo
- Jim Paavila, another member of the biking group's executive, estimates on a busy day, there are hundreds of people riding trails in the area.
- He rides the area around Bachelor nowadays.
- Maybe it takes riding the landscape with a native or old-timer who can point something out, to let you know how the geography has changed.
- Apart from this year's London - to-York ride, the Angels have also ridden coast to coast in England, Scotland and Ireland for charity.
- They are not against country folk or anyone else riding the fields and meadows on horseback.
- He rode a hard race in 2003 for victory but had to make do with third place this time around.
- So that's why they simply say, ‘We don't think you should ride a bike race and we're taking your licence.’
- Because I was riding races, Dad kept on asking what weight I was.
- What's the most appalling weather you've ridden a race in?
- Hernandez, who was riding his third race and second winner at Calder, credited the victory to Rizo's prerace instructions.
- I felt like I was riding so well, and the team rode a great race.
- He also says the information that he passed on to these people didn't affect the way he rode the race.
- When Britain's most famous jockey says he wants to ride a race again, you can bet that he thinks he made a mess of things.
- He's as strong as any of the lighter riders I know and he does know how to ride a race - he knows where the winning post is.
- While not perfect - steering your mount can be tricky at times - this game is ideal for those horseracing fans who have never ridden a bad race from their own armchair.
- We have a regular customer who goes over there and rides the race every year.
- Whatever happens, Savoldelli has ridden a brilliant race with minimal help in the mountains.
- He's 32 but rode his first race just six years ago, when he was persuaded to enter the Army championships.
- Local rider Michael Mulcahy rode a fantastic race after puncturing and finished a creditable 10th.
- I would have liked to talk to him longer, but he had just ridden an incredibly exhausting race.
- The track's jockeys refused to ride the final four races on a ten-race card on Sunday, citing unsafe conditions on the main track.
- Derek rode a splendid race, coming to challenge on the back straight and staying on powerfully to win by two lengths.
- I mean, when I'm hired to ride a race, I'm working for the owner in a sense.
- The two riders rode the race in tandem last year and fate has thrust them together again.
- He was cool and went the inside route and rode a great race.
3.1(be carried upon)(waves/wind) dejarse llevar por
- Data centre specialists CityReach is riding a burgeoning market with the announcement of another £100 million in funding and a planned float next spring.
- The Cardinal could ride this momentum all the way to Minneapolis.
- The North Carolina senator is hoping to ride the momentum of his Iowa performance to a very strong showing here in New Hampshire and beyond.
- His choreography is an onslaught at first, but after riding the momentum, one may find it satisfying, galvanizing, and thrilling.
- They travel to Denver next week having won 4 of their last 5 and riding a wave of momentum to take on the Broncos.
- Megawati took over the national leadership in July riding a wave of support from a rainbow coalition united against former president Abdurrahman Wahid.
- He got hot at the same time last year and rode the momentum to his first championship.
- If all this sounds like Toyota is riding a powerful growth wave, well, it is.
- Miami is up 3-2 and riding the momentum of three straight victories.
- We had all the momentum; we were riding the crest of a high and beautiful wave.
- Wu is riding a crest of support from recession-weary Hong Kong citizens who are looking for a white knight to lift their spirits.
- They knew they just had to ride this wave of support and make sure that they put down the kind of roots that will attract ongoing support.
- Well, I would just say, they're riding the momentum, so you know, why not go all the way, and say the Red Sox do it?
- He should be able to ride this momentum and claim the No.1 ranking before the year is out.
- The Bulldogs rode their wave of momentum to win by 71 points, giving the club its first premiership since 1975.
- The company's tech-heavy funds rode the Internet boom to dizzying heights, only to fall hard in the bust.
- The Warriors hope to ride their momentum as they kick off their playoff drive this weekend.
- Understand the boom and bust cycles of your target industry so you can ride a growth wave, advises Wallace.
- For Martin, starting over means picking up where he left off, riding the momentum that propelled him into the Chase.
- Forward Michael Davis electrified the large crowd with an uncontested early dunk and the Warriors rode the momentum of their fans to a rather sizeable lead.
3.2(absorb impact of)(blow/bump) aguantarsterling is riding the crisis with ease — la libra está aguantando / sobrellevando bien la crisis
- Jay-jay Okocha supplied the attacking inspiration as Wanderers rode the early blows to pose some serious first half problems of their own.
- Leger favourite Enchanting Hero gave his supporters reason to sweat in the early stages of Heat 9 when forced to ride a few hefty bumps.
4USinformal(harass)tenerla tomada con informal
1(on animal, title)to ride on horseback — andar a caballo Latin America Southern Cone Mexico
- she learned to ride in Argentina — aprendió a andar a caballo en Argentina
- shall we drive or ride? — ¿vamos en coche o a caballo?
- Carson rode to victory again today — hoy Carson volvió a ganar la carrera
- he rides under 120lb — pesa menos de 120 libras — un jockey
- (title) Dusty rides again — el retorno de Dusty
- Victorian morality rides again — vuelve a salir a relucir la moral victoriana
- to go riding — ir a montar a caballo
- we rode over to Garsville — fuimos a Garsville a caballo
- they rode over the moors — cabalgaban por los páramos
- he rode away at a gallop — se alejó al galope
- they rode off into the sunset — cabalgaron hacia el horizonte a la luz del atardecer
- she rode up on a gray mare — llegó montada en / a lomos de una yegua gris
- a boy riding on a dolphin/donkey — un niño montado en un delfín/burro
2(on bicycle, in vehicle)irwe rode into town — fuimos al centro en bicicleta (/ en moto etc. )
- a bodyguard rode on the running board — un guardaespaldas iba en el estribo
- can I ride with you, John? — ¿puedo ir contigo en el coche, John?
- she couldn't ride up the hill — no pudo subir la cuesta pedaleando
- she let me ride on her bike — me prestó la bicicleta
3(run, go)(horse) correr(vehicle) andar(vehicle) marchar
4(be carried along, borne up)to ride on sth
- the gulls were riding on the waves/wind — las gaviotas se dejaban llevar por las olas/el viento
- they ride on the backs of the working population — viven a costa de la clase trabajadora
- to be riding high — estar en la cresta de la ola
- to let sth ride
- let it ride — déjalo correr / pasar
- we'll have to let things ride for a while — vamos a tener que dejar que las cosas sigan su curso por un tiempo
1(on horse, in vehicle etc)let's go for a ride on our bikes/ponies/horses — vamos a dar una vuelta / un paseo en bicicleta/en pony/a caballo
- we went for a ride in his new car — fuimos a dar una vuelta / un paseo en su coche nuevo
- will you give me a ride on your back? — ¿me llevas a cuestas?
- it's only a short bus/taxi ride from here — queda a poca distancia de aquí en autobús/taxi
- it's a ten-minute train ride — queda a diez minutos en tren
- it was a long ride and we were exhausted when we arrived — fue un viaje largo y llegamos agotados
- it wasn't a smooth ride — no fue un viaje cómodo
- it was a bumpy ride over the sand dunes — nos zarandeamos mucho por los médanos
- the firm has had a bumpy ride recently — las cosas no han marchado muy bien para la empresa últimamente
- from then on, it was a smooth ride — de ahí en adelante, todo marchó sobre ruedas
- the audience gave her a rough ride — el público le hizo pasar un mal rato
- the bill had an easy ride through Parliament — el proyecto no encontró gran oposición en el Parlamento
- the ride of the Valkyries — la cabalgata de las valkirias
- we were trying to hitch a ride — estábamos haciendo dedo / auto-stop
- she gave us a ride into town — nos dio un aventón al centro
- I went along for the ride — aproveché el viaje
- to take sb for a ride — (face to face) tomarle el pelo a algn
- What's more, when Baltimore is on the road, opposing fans will ride him like he's never been ridden.
- At the end of the day, I am just a player, and it's not something that has been riding me too hard.
2(at amusement park)we went on all the rides — nos subimos a todos los juegos Latin America
- everything was £1 a ride — todo costaba una libra la vuelta
3(path)vereda femininesendero masculine
4USinformal(motor vehicle)coche masculinecarro masculine Latin America Southern Coneauto masculine Southern Cone
5US(person giving a lift)persona que lleva a algn en coche femininepersona que lleva a algn en carro feminine Latin Americapersona que da (un) aventón feminine Mexico Colombia
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