In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1enfrentamiento masculineconfrontación feminineto have a showdown with sb — tener un agarrón con algn Latin America informal
- He makes friends with the staff and even becomes a bit of a legend after a dramatic showdown with Dixon.
- David Beckham is already dreaming of a World Cup final showdown with his Old Trafford pal Juan Sebastian Veron.
- The family had to take part in four games and a final showdown with the Herdman family from Powys.
- They're now prepping for a showdown with some Representatives and the White House.
- Parents are gearing up for a showdown with education chiefs tonight over the future of a well-loved primary school.
- He faces a showdown with his bitter rival Jeffrey Donaldson, who is calling on him to resign.
- He believes that the RFU's attitude has made a showdown with Premier Rugby inevitable.
- Both largely take place mostly in the spooky woods, and feature a shrill showdown with an evil witch.
- It will be down to the likes of Neil Jenkins and Rob Howley to inject new life into the side ahead of their opening showdown with England.
- The league is over and all thoughts must now turn to May 22 and a showdown with old rivals, Cork.
- Don't be surprised to hear the crowd cheering the American Michael Phelps when it comes to his showdown with the Thorpedo in the pool.
- They are also gearing themselves up for a showdown with the board of directors as soon as the affair becomes public.
- A York boy who risked other people's lives in a rooftop showdown with police was today starting a four-month sentence.
- A director of the struggling rail operator Arriva is set for a showdown with fed-up train users next week.
- Skipton's market traders could be heading for a showdown with the council over plans to hold a farmers' market once a month.
- A showdown with their domestic rivals will sustain them a bit longer.
- Even the final showdown with the Green Goblin is premised as an ethical problem.
- England now face a quarter-final showdown with host nation Portugal.
- Tomorrow, the showdown with Asafa Powell and the Yankee Boyz shall take place.
- The final match of the regular season will be an Odsal showdown with bitter rivals St Helens on September 19.
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