In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1also motor scooterescúter masculineVespa feminine trademark
2(toy)patinete masculinepatín del diablo masculine Mexicomonopatín masculine Southern Cone Venezuela
- Larger toys, such as tricycles, scooters, slides and climbing frames, will all be popular.
- Others whizz into the garage on machines resembling scooters with two oversized wheels, one on either side of the standing platform.
- But a new study says less than half of all kids 5 to 14 actually wear their helmets, when on bikes, skateboards, scooters and other wheeled toys.
- I remember I wanted to get one of those push scooters with those inflatable tires.
- They push their shiny aluminum scooters onto the street, in formation.
- The group is focusing on hazardous toys in four categories: toys that present a choking hazard because of small parts; balloons; toxic toys; and scooters.
- The worker came out with a scooter, mostly colored white with black handlebars and seat.
- Many kids would make scooters by attaching the rough, steel wheels to a two-by-four with a milk crate on it and then adding wooden handlebars for steering.
- As summer arrived, so did the big wooden crates bringing wonderful dolls, mechanical toys, pedal cars, tricycles, scooters, dolls' prams.
- A sharp rise in injuries related to using foot propelled scooters is leading to an increased demand that children using them should wear mandatory protective gear.
- Motorless aluminum scooters with in-line skate wheels fall into another category, but aren't street-legal either.
- Each day I lose to a bunch of kids who lurk in my neighborhood - on those little push scooters.
- With extremely low rolling resistance from wheels made by molding polyurethane onto aluminum centers, this scooter is fast, fun, effective transportation.
- In 1998, 2200 people in the UK were involved in accidents involving children's scooters.
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