In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a single-handed yacht race — una regata de yates tripulados en solitario
- her single-handed reorganization of the administration — la reorganización administrativa que llevó a cabo sola / sin la ayuda de nadie
- It was only when I was about 17 that I realised that all the books I had were about single-handed sailing.
- Commenting on the honour, he said: ‘This has not been done single-handed.’
- She is portrayed as a single-handed crusader in the fight against drugs.
- It was the single-handed effort of this man which took Kathaprasangam, which once was a prominent part of the temple festival itinerary, to the mainstream of Kerala culture.
- The authors said concern about single-handed doctors had long been expressed but ‘we have found no evidence in this study that single-handed general practitioners are under-performing clinically’.
- He has had plenty of time to prepare it and has won two races in it, including the Transat, the gruelling 2,800-mile single-handed transatlantic race, during the summer.
- And since the late 1990s, she seems to have been pursuing a single-handed crusade to save the diva from extinction.
- I left with no doubt in my mind at all that this was a man who, single-handed, changed the course of popular music forever.
- Most notable of all, he has, almost single-handed, tamed the once all-powerful military and established civilian supremacy in the government.
- At just 27 she has already been hailed as a sporting legend having pitted herself against the elements to become the fastest Briton ever to sail single-handed around the globe in the famous Vendee Globe challenge.
- At the same time it would be apt to remember and raise a glass to previous world-rounders who have achieved the same single-handed feat, albeit slower, without the daily security of satellite navigation systems.
- Out of the current five yacht races that circumnavigate the globe, only Around Alone and the non-stop Vendee Globe are single-handed.
- The defining image of the movie showed actor Gary Lewis struggling under the weight of his beloved ma's coffin which he tries to carry single-handed from the hearse to the grave.
- He handed in several references praising her as a mother and a person, and said she had been taking medication since last summer for depression caused by the strain of bringing up her children single-handed.
- How can he possibly fend for himself at all, let alone manage quite literally single-handed for 30 years?
- They could not believe that any sane man would take on a multinational corporation almost single-handed, let alone succeed?
- Her own mother, bringing two children up single-handed after the war after her second husband was killed in the fighting, had a ‘rotten, rough time’.
- Meanwhile, the Lib Dems will take single-handed control of the council's all-powerful executive after Labour and Tories rejected a power-sharing offer.
- Her almost single-handed campaign to remind Penang's 1.2 million dwellers of their unique architectural heritage has resulted in her fascinating book ‘Streets of George Town’.
- The 16-year-old was told on his arrival that despite being the youngest person to sail the Atlantic single-handed, he would have to work hard to catch up on school work.
1sin (la) ayuda de nadie
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