In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(slide)patinazo masculinederrape masculinederrapaje masculinepatinada feminine Latin Americato go into a skid — derrapar
- Similar studies to those in Holland were carried out in the United Kingdom and the results were used to develop a skid resistance specification based on investigatory levels.
- The skid steering allows for on-the-spot-turning.
- There will be skids and tumbles, but it is all part of the fun.
- The noise startled him, and he slid into a side skid.
- Ouellette and his team specialize in teaching drivers advanced techniques for handling such things as skids, blowouts, unusual weather and collision avoidance.
- Tasks during the series include reversing trailers, parallel parking, handling skids and reacting to people and objects on the road.
- This feature enables the car to react in potentially dangerous situations more effectively and avoid skids.
- The average skid resistance results are given in Figure 4.
- Steer control induces a resistance in the steering, encouraging the driver to steer away from the resistance and so, out of the skid or slide.
- All Crash's renowned moves have returned, including the spin attack, the body slam and the slide skid.
- An undignified skid and a few slides later found him at the entrance to the parlor, where the voices had retreated to.
- Substances such as diesel and liquid soap are poured on the road to facilitate skids, wheelspins, and other manoeuvres.
- Previous to the traffic work, we'd occasionally hear a skid once a week or so, and now it's nearly a daily occurrence.
- If you start to hydroplane, don't brake suddenly or turn the wheel, or you might spin into a skid.
- We had some skids and accidents, but thankfully no injuries.
- You would think a couple of skids and spins would teach him, but no!
- He cascaded down the hall, sliding on the damp ground and coming to a skid in front of a door.
- But when I tried to steer into the skid I oversteered and started going round the other way.
- He believed Mrs Letch probably tried to correct the skid but in doing so steered squarely into the path of the oncoming car.
2(for moving goods)rastra feminine
- He constructed very long, rough wooden skids which he assembled into semi-geometric structures.
- Unmarked crates, heavy machinery, and piles upon piles of empty skids filled the most of it.
- I put skids under it for ease of movement.
- The lumber coming off the saw is bundled and tagged and stacked on a skid.
- Skid steer loaders are used to dig and move landscaping and building materials.
- It had a shorter hinged shoulder support plate and a skid type bipod.
- Contrast that with a gas turbine, which is shipped on a skid and essentially needs only to be hooked up.
intransitive verbskidding, skidded
1(car/plane/wheels) patinar(wheels/car/plane) derrapar(person) resbalarse(object) deslizarsethe car skidded on the ice — el coche patinó / derrapó en el hielo
- we skidded off the road/into a tree — patinamos / derrapamos y nos salimos de la carretera/y chocamos contra un árbol
- the vehicle skidded to a halt — el vehículo se detuvo tras dar un patinazo
- I skidded across the kitchen floor — (me) resbalé y me fui de un lado al otro de la cocina
- Through blurred eyes he watched helplessly as the bike skidded across the ground towards the tanker, sending a shower of sparks shooting up into the cold air as it scraped along the surface of the road.
- The runners slipped and skidded across the ice, screeching vociferously.
- Behind him, a car skidded to a halt and seconds later someone ran up behind him.
- His legs scraped against the brick wall of the house, shoes slipping and skidding as he scampered his way up and out.
- Realising that she had to get to the hospital she dashed across the muddy grass, her feet skidding on the dampness.
- It is understood that the vehicle skidded after avoiding a car involved in another accident, mounted the verge and became impaled on a pole projecting from a crash barrier.
- The car skidded to a halt, and the suited policemen stepped out, hands touching their guns lightly.
- Naturally, the car was hit by the bus and the car skidded onto the pavement.
- Four steps from the bottom, my left foot skidded out from under me, and before I knew it, I was face down on the dressing room floor.
- The car skidded to a halt on the currently empty street.
- His expression then changed to one of surprise as his feet skidded out from under him and he landed next to her, flat on his face.
- Begin your powder turn and then instead of hitting your edges hard to carve a turn, stand up on two feet and let your skis slide or skid diagonally across the fall line.
- When the car skidded to a halt in front of the High School, her mother grabbed her wrist.
- Your Honour, it is objective evidence that whilst the vehicle was skidding, it was on its correct side of the road.
- I slip and slide and skid and bump into things even in the best of weather.
- The vehicle skidded and collided with the interstate guard rail.
- I slipped and skidded as I made my way to my compartment.
- They all tried to halt quickly with their hands raised when they slipped and skidded on the floor.
- One of the Cooper girls, Claire, goes skidding past us and slips.
- Subsequently, the vehicle skidded off the road and fell into the deep gorge.
- Seven other accidents were also reported on the A59 in the Hessay area, with vehicles skidding into ditches.
- As I went to fetch the ball, I slipped and went skidding on my hands and knees.
- I skidded, slipped, cursed, crashed, and generally regressed one full level in ability.
- I lost my sword, and I fell over backwards, skidding on my shoulders.
- The vehicle started skidding and pulled off a u-turn.
- Her bare feet skidded and slid over the dirt, sandals long since broken in the fight.
- His left foot skidded, and then he was tumbling.
- Everybody on board was hurt when the vehicle skidded across a two-lane highway 30 miles west of Tonopah, Nevada.
- Brown, who is based at Battlesbury Barracks in Warminster, identified himself as the driver and said his vehicle skidded on the wet road.
- Traffic came to a standstill for around 22 minutes near Ulsoor Lake after a truck skidded and collided with a tourist bus on the slippery stretch.
- Theo slammed on the brakes, and the car skidded sideways into the road.
- The vehicle skidded off to the side of the road, and Aruna saw a chance.
- Her feet skidded slightly as she tried to change her direction, nearly knocking her onto her back.
- Russ skidded as he fell again and slammed into a wall.
- The bike was skidding sideways, and it slammed into the branch.
- The raider's feet skidded in mud as he tried to brake, but it was far too late.
- Drivers compete by taking sharp turns on oval tracks that leave their cars skidding sideways.
- His bike skidded sideways and hit the road divider.
- Jack's feet nearly skidded out from under him on the heavily polished wood floor.
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