In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for children)trineo masculine
- These sleds reach a minimum speed of 80 mph and the driver has to contend with g-force in each of the turns.
- Instead of sliding down hills on sleds, kids now barrel down the street on bikes and skateboards.
- Apparently in the good old days in Sweden they used to race their sleds to church and the winner of the race would have the best harvest for the coming year.
- Plus our sleds are designed with bumpers on each of the four corners to provide some protection if we hit a wall.
- It offers skis for downhill and cross country enthusiasts, as well as sleds, tubes and snow shoes.
- They hadn't been able to get their hands on sleds, but a sleigh ride was always fun on a snowy evening.
- The day of the party promises mittens and hats, mufflers and ski pants, toboggans and sleds.
- Then we'd go find trash can lids, and eventually real sleds, and slide down into a pile of snow.
- We trudged through the snow for a good half hour to make it to the hardware store where we examined all the sleds and finally settled on a long bright orange plastic toboggan.
- The man tries to explain his state of mind by comparing it to going downhill on a snow sled, but Jonas does not know what sled and snow are.
- She threw herself onto the sled and slid down through the fresh snow to the bottom.
2(dog sled)(tirado por perros) trineo masculine
intransitive verbsledding, sledded
1ir en trineothe children were sledding down the slope — los niños se deslizaban en trineo por la ladera
transitive verbsledding, sledded
1transportar en trineo
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