In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) diestro(stroke) con la (mano) derecha(guitar) para músico que toca con la derecha(thread) en el sentido de las agujas del relojhe's right-handed — es diestro
- a right-handed blow — un derechazo
- The Kurt Cobain guitar at the Vegas Hard Rock is right-handed.
- They are not sold in pairs, as right-handed players usually wear only a left-hand glove.
- Up to the late 1700's, everybody travelled on the left side of the road because it's the sensible option for feudal, violent societies of mostly right-handed people.
- Twenty-four right-handed students volunteered to participate in the present experiment, and were given course credit for their participation.
- Their right-handed partners would inhabit a world existing alongside ours, but interacting only gravitationally.
- It is now thought by many experts that people experience the world differently according to whether they are right-handed or left-handed.
- Considered by many to be one of the strongest technical rikishi ever, Takanohana dominated the dohyo with an uncanny right-handed belt grip and an aggressive style that marked him for sumo greatness.
- The right-handed Quill mouse is pictured above.
- Although the Nazis initially used the right-handed one, later they started using the left-handed version.
- Just as he rested Tino Martinez and Larry Walker, La Russa has increasingly rested Sanders against dominant right-handed pitching.
- ‘I do everything opposite from what the defender, after facing so many right-handed players, naturally expects,’ he smiles.
- This particular model has a useful feature in that, since the weights are internal and are able to shift (by simply tipping the thing up) it can be used as either a left-handed or a right-handed planer.
- She uses a style learned from a picture knitting guide she was given as a child, which is neither the right-handed American style or the left-handed Continental technique some say is more efficient.
- The patient was a 6-year-old right-handed girl who presented with a slowly progressive drooping of the left side of her mouth of 9 months' duration.
- To the left of the keyboard there is work for your idle hand - assuming, of course, you're right-handed.
- Weir never looked back and used his unique ability to his advantage by examining right-handed equipment and player's techniques.
- For most right-handed people, the speech center is located in the left half of the brain.
- Although she is strongly right-handed she was forced to learn to do some of the painful activities such as cleaning her teeth with her other hand.
- The G2 is based on the same ‘prosumer compact camera’ form factor with an almost central lens, viewfinder window and right-handed flash unit.
- We have to adapt to their right-handed implements and look silly trying to use them.
- It makes for good teaching, because I can be a mirror image to all of my right-handed students.
- He reminds me a bit of a right-handed Ben Grieve, who posted similarly great statistics in the California League as a 20-year-old.
- This finding suggests that left-handers may differ from right-handed individuals in the manner in which they evaluate credibility and may be more flexible in the cues they use.
- Absolutely, for a right-handed fighter, facing a southpaw is difficult, but rest assured that July 3, I will come out with a victory.
- The next step for a right-handed throw, according to the author, is ‘Put your left foot outside his right foot,’ which we are told is silly because your left foot is your driving leg.
- Peter says his right-handed writing is purely for on-paper work.
- The patient was a 31-year-old, right-handed man who presented with a 1-month history of 3 to 5 headaches per day.
- For the first month I could do nothing, and for a right-handed person life became very difficult.
- Police say that from evidence of toothbrush use she was probably right-handed.
- As your right-handed traveller needed to lash the beasts repeatedly to get to work on time it was necessary to sit on the left horse so that both were easily accessible with the whip.
- There is no doubt that such children suffered greatly from being forced against their will to change from left-handed to right-handed writing.
- Phil is naturally right-handed but learned the game by standing across from his father and ‘mirror imaging’ his father's right-handed swing.
- It can be converted from a right-handed weapon to a left-handed one by simply changing the bolt and casing ejector aperture.
- Island Sand was positioned to the outside of Two Trail Sioux in the stretch, where both Bailey and Day encouraged their mounts with right-handed whip action.
- Common everyday objects are designed for right-handed people.
- Likes to intimidate opponents before big races such as kissing both his biceps, striking a double biceps pose, and throwing a phantom right-handed uppercut knock-out blow.
- A right-handed officer maneuvers behind the suspect, wraps his right arm around the suspect's neck between the throat and the carotid.
- In one of the most graceful movements I had done to that time, I flicked my wrist and let my right-handed dagger go flying, meeting his a foot away from my face.
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