In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in UK)juego parecido al béisbol
- This was not due to a lack of ability as Tom had excellent ball control, could accurately score goals and easily hit a rounders' ball.
- She plays field hockey, tennis and rounders, which is kind of the English version of baseball.
- The children will play a variety of sports including hockey, basketball, rounders, Olympic handball, Gaelic football and table tennis.
- When I see a group of immigrant boys playing a crude match of rounders in the streets of the village, I feel pride for the assimilating spirit of the sport.
- We played football and street rounders, and sometimes that ball really hurt.
- Playing hopscotch, hide and seek, even a game of rounders was all in a day's fun for a thirteen year old in the good old days.
- We played rounders and cricket in the street and sometimes that ball really stung.
- These included that a portion of waste land to the West of the estate be designated a play area for such activities as football, rounders, etc.
- A game of rounders or Frisbee in the park costs nothing.
- I suggest going to the park for a kick around with a football, or a game of rounders, cricket or frisbee.
- Several baseball players and writers pointed to the British games of cricket and rounders as clear sources for baseball's origins.
- Over the 3 days, the players were put through their paces of hurling as well as taking part in fun-games, rounders and skills testing.
- Sport is very competitive and we travelled mostly to Pompey to play football, rounders, and tennis.
- In the warmer seasons it would have echoed to the excited calls of bull rush and rounders, the click of cricket bat and ball.
- He was one of the early initiators of cricket in Rio Claro, which he saw as a healthy hobby for the area's boys; in the same way, he sponsored rounders for girls.
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