In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1patín (de ruedas) masculine
- I imagined the kingly roller skates I would wear.
- They run millimetres from the ground and have all the suspension movement of a roller skate.
- He came up with a four-wheel skate with two pairs of wheels side by side, and so the modern four-wheel roller skate was created.
- On her feet were white Bobby socks and pink and white roller skates that looked like saddle shoes.
- The law arrived quickly and ran down their quarry as he tried to make his getaway on one roller skate.
- The softboot skates feel more like a hiking boot than a roller skate.
- Colorful frilly skirts or plaid pants generally gave way to wild sandals or roller skates.
- Waiters glided, as if on invisible roller skates.
- The waitresses are on roller skates, nothing but rock music has been playing all night and there's not a designer label in sight.
- Walking hand in hand, we passed several other people on roller skates, in bikinis and swimming trunks, with shopping bags in their hands and all.
- In fact, in-line skates are actually easier to skate in outdoors than quad roller skates, because in-line skates are more forgiving of cracks in the pavement.
- They're on old-style roller skates, doing balletic disco-dancing, and this is their anthem.
- Expect your first time to feel akin to being strapped to a dodgy roller skate in the middle of a quarry.
- In this city, you could get from A to B more quickly on a pair of roller skates!
- They aren't roller skates, they're in-line skates, and I feel decidedly dodgy on them.
- I grabbed the roller skates and put them on my feet.
- I wanted a pair of self-guiding, ball-bearing roller skates.
- He imagined himself walking into the kitchen and tripping over roller skates.
- The four wheels and the metal plate on a roller skate are much heavier than the single blade on an ice skate.
- I tripped over a roller skate in my driveway and fell.
1patinarto go roller-skating — ir a patinar
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