In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(area, in baseball)jardín derecho masculine
- I hit a fastball to right field that barely cleared the fence.
- The result was a 260-foot fly ball over the right field wall, 257 feet from home plate.
- The Mets had Jay Payton on first base in the second inning and one out, when Vance Wilson looped a fly ball to right field.
- In the bottom of the seventh, Scott Spiezio hit a shot to right field off Pedro Martinez that was ruled a home run by second base umpire Joe West.
- Tony Taylor hit a line drive to right field, and Rusty Staub caught it on the run.
2(in baseball, position)to play right field — jugar de jardinero derecho
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