In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be saddlesore — estar dolorido de tanto montar
- The ranch runs mini cattle drives and, for the saddle-sore, trekking and canoeing.
- While the travellers, saddle-sore from a long journey north, cross the drawbridge, the kitchen should be turning a hog on a spit and ladling out flagons of mead in celebration of a safe return.
- It tells the story of a band of saddle-sore nomads, headed by Harry Collings who, weary of a life of bad trouble, returns to Collings's farm.
- AFTER 100 days cycling across the world's toughest terrain, Chris Evans and David Genders are, understandably, saddle-sore.
- Around 2500 years ago, it helped saddle-sore warriors get over their aches and pains, but now urban warriors are turning to the technique, to help them cope with life in the city.
- They were weary and saddle-sore; their horses were spent.
- Fundraiser Dean Trotter is preparing to get a little saddle-sore when he cycles nearly 1,000 miles in seven days for charity.
- A few folks in the class were indeed too sore to ride by the latter part of the clinic, and the rest of us choked down over-the-counter painkillers and secretly admired our own saddle-sore knees and thighs.
- I get off him, surprised to find that I'm not the least bit saddle-sore.
- He said: ‘It was an awesome experience, but I'm feeling very saddle-sore now.’
- We weren't saddle-sore and it wasn't even our legs or arms that ached.
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