In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(in ball games)golpe masculinehe won by three strokes — ganó por tres golpes
- But Korea, after missing a penalty stroke, scored three goals but lost by the narrowest of margins.
- This action is also seen in gymnastics in free exercise and beam routines, in the backhand stroke in racket sports, and in softball batting.
- US goal keeper Jeb Saez saved a penalty stroke late in the game to keep the score at 11-1.
- Though I don't want to be specific with any particular stroke in my game, overall despite the fitness problems, I think I served really well.
- The game went to penalty strokes after both teams failed to score in regulation.
- The scorching backfoot cover-drive and the pick-up stroke on the on-side have fetched him runs in plenty.
- He forced the Maritzburg goalkeeper, Ryan Gary, to lie on the ball, conceding a penalty stroke.
- One of Bollettieri's coaches agreed to take her on court and with her first stroke she knocked his hat off.
- DeHann had an excellent spring, showing a line-drive stroke to all fields and superb speed.
- Berard is the potential home run hitter who hasn't found his long-ball stroke just yet.
- The one-day game has helped to expand a batsman's range of strokes and given him the confidence to play them.
- A tough competitor, with a soft stroke for deep, Williams played only two games in Boston, but looked solid.
- Always behind, the hosts converted a last-minute penalty stroke against a rejuvenated India team.
- Each session focuses on particular strokes - no hiding that pathetic backhand volley - and they'll work on your mindset, too.
- The hands and putter head need to work as one unit for the stroke to be effective.
- Still, if he finds his stroke in the play-offs, New York becomes extremely difficult to defend.
- Last Saturday an 18 hole stroke event was played in three grades.
- David Small was the hero when he blasted a 20 meter free to the next with the final stroke of the game.
- Gilchrist does not seem to play any defensive strokes.
- Kirchoff capped a fine game by converting a penalty stroke with two field goals completing the scoring.
1.2(in swimming)feminine brazadamasculine estilo
- Over the years Emily has demonstrated tremendous versatility winning gold medals in all strokes in the regional championships.
- The more efficient your stroke, the less energy you expend to swim any distance.
- Congested swimming space slows swimmers down, and swimmers swimming different strokes can get in each others way.
- We had to hold floats between our feet while swimming the butterfly stroke, a difficult task.
- It's not that I can't do certain advanced swimming strokes.
- The same team, swimming individual strokes, also won the medley team race.
- I ducked back under the water, spun, and swam a few strokes forward.
- The problem with such exercises is that they are not specific to the swimmer's imbalances or to the different swimming strokes.
- This article will illustrate some of the key points in the recovery of the first arm stroke out of the breakout in the backstroke.
- You need to refine your stroke length and pace to maximize your hydrodynamic efficiency.
- The boy dressed in black immediately dove into the stronger current after her, making his way downstream with powerful strokes.
- This is also an indication of the ability to swim with fewer strokes per lap.
- A good backstroker knows how many strokes to take when they see the flags before flipping over onto their stomachs for the flip turn.
- When you swim with long strokes you are training all of the muscle mass needed for fast efficient swimming.
- The torque or rotation in these strokes occurs in the lower torso, hips and legs.
- I can almost hear my heart beat in time with their intense swimming strokes.
- I take about two or three strokes, then I dive straight down to the bottom of the pool.
- Merely swimming harder will lower your clock time but raise your stroke count, effectively making all your gains a wash.
- Also, you will not be able to do your flip turn every 18 strokes.
- This isn't a new concept, but it is being refined in the presentations, if not in the actual swimming strokes.
- She swam the few strokes to the edge and clambered out, in a very bad mood.
- Last year I had the luxury of swimming a few strokes backstroke so I could get a good look at the Golden Gate Bridge.
- Toussaint was illiterate, could not swim a stroke, nor could he operate a boat.
- For both strokes, you should have extremely good elbow bend-around 90 degrees.
- You cannot do the stroke efficiently by doing any of the four movements faster than you can say them.
- She is also the only woman to have won golds in three different strokes - freestyle, backstroke and butterfly.
- First, it is the most difficult stroke to swim correctly because it is based on tempo and rhythm.
- She swam eastward a dozen strokes and stood shivering on the rocky bottom, waiting for Wolf to surface.
- Different swimming strokes target different parts of the body, while the buoyancy of the water cushions muscles and joints.
- This motion is a similar one to the movement of freestyle and butterfly strokes, where keeping elbows high is critical.
- Any swimming stroke will help improve your stride, but the butterfly translates best to cross-country skiing.
- Though Mikhaila swims all strokes, she said she likes the backstroke the best.
- We swim the full stroke, but change the focus from the hands to the elbows to the shoulders-all the way down to the feet.
- If long, you shorten up the pulling pattern, creating three shorter strokes where there would otherwise be two.
- He swam towards her and grabbed her little hand and began to swim with powerful strokes towards the shore.
- She then walked into the water and began to swim with strong strokes to the middle of the lake.
- If you eliminate the timing between the sculls and the kick, you are not swimming the same stroke.
- Attempts to smooth out his strokes and add efficiency to his swimming proved unsuccessful.
- When we started training, the main focus was to swim with a higher stroke rate.
- Leo Durant could feel the muscles in his arms complain as he forced himself to swim in powerful strokes.
1.3(in rowing)feminine paladafeminine remadacaboto put sb off her/his stroke — hacerle perder el ritmo (a algn)
- During each training process, the team will complete 200 to 300 strokes at a speed of 75 to 80 strokes per minute.
- Today Bencsik in stroke took his boat to the lead and for the first half of the race the duo led the field by just over a boat length.
- The 25-year-olds stop in a pool of light, adjust their foot straps, then, as one, lean into their strokes, tearing chunks from the water.
- The oarsmen rotated their oars at four strokes per half minute and didn't show any signs of fatigue.
- Canada was rating 48 strokes per minute and Australia was right up there on 45.
- Meanwhile the United States could find no speed in their short, choppy strokes.
- I managed one kick and had to hang on to the stern before hauling myself back into the stroke seat.
- Cech in stroke seat had his boat in a two and a half second lead over Germany's number two crew by the 1000.
2.1(blow)golpe masculinehe was given six strokes of the whip — le dieron seis latigazos
- Six strokes of the cane will be given to ‘Islamic people in Aceh who don't perform Friday prayer for three times consecutively.’
- Pryce took his opponent's blow upon his shield, easily deflecting the downward stroke.
- Mullahs accused of teaching friends to read the Qu'ran in Arabic received whippings of 500 strokes or more.
- The men, too, were making guttural, animal-like noises as they whacked baseline strokes.
- The Initiate is scourged, and then in return scourges the Initiator, three strokes for every one received.
- But after receiving 75 strokes of the cane, he was granted an early release.
- The stride is divided into three phases: the slap, the stroke, and the recovery.
- Slavery and feudalism were in the end abolished, with a stroke of the pen followed if necessary by a stroke of the sword.
- Shogun Lodge, his sword in one hand, countered the stroke of the heavy iron sword with an upward movement.
- The long clipper strokes are called ‘blows’ and this one, over the sheep's throat is the blow that requires the most skill of all.
- Her hand fell back to Hart who gladly received the stroke.
- Punishment for those involved was sharp and painful in receiving half a dozen strokes across the bared back with a stiff cane.
- The new law, which came into effect Aug.1, entails a mandatory six months in jail and up to six strokes of the cane for illegal immigrants.
- Illegal migrants and those convicted of harboring them now face a mandatory six months in jail and up to six strokes of the cane.
- The verb ‘to hit’ still has, as its primary definition, ‘to give or deal a blow or stroke.’
- He traps it between his legs, bends over at 90 degrees, and begins 70 to 150 ‘blows’ or strokes with his shears.
- If proven guilty, he will be sentenced to a maximum of twenty-five years and twelve strokes of the cane. -
- Her punishment for the previous night's little escapade had been five swift strokes with a cane, on her bottom.
2.2(of piston)masculine tiempofeminine carrera
- The stroke is the distance that the piston moves up and down.
- Unfortunately he had a tug with a four stroke engine and they powered right through us.
- In a wet-sump engine, a shorter stroke also cuts down on oil-pressure problems caused by windage and oil aeration.
- Once the piston hits the bottom of its stroke, the exhaust valve opens and the exhaust leaves the cylinder to go out the tail pipe.
- In connection with the four stroke engines, they have proficient use of gas.
- During the filling stroke of the accumulator piston, the compressed fluid is drawn from the primary piston.
- Instead, diesel fuel is injected into the cylinder, and the heat and pressure of the compression stroke cause the fuel to ignite.
- On the downward stroke of the piston, the intake valve opens to release fuel into the combustion chamber, then closes.
- During the compression stroke, the piston moves up the cylinder, squeezing this fuel-air mix.
- This type of exhaust also significantly reduces the excess gasses after each exhaust stroke of the pistons.
2.3(of clock)campanada feminineon the stroke of eleven — al dar las once
- A clock chimed in the distance, its final count ending at eleven strokes.
- There was a strong stroke and a weak one, like a sound and its echo.
- Erik closed the door softly behind him as he entered, but it sounded like the stroke of a clock moments before death.
3.1feminine pinceladamasculine brochazomasculine trazowith a bold stroke of the pen — con un trazo fuerte
- apply using light, quick strokes — aplicar dando ligeros toques
- Look closely at the pencil strokes in this drawing and you will not see one faltering line.
- She wept violently as she drew, making harsh, thick strokes across the paper.
- Then with the stroke of a pencil you are disposed of.
- Somehow they look like the artist wanted to save on color and pencil strokes.
- He then adds colored tape and marker strokes to the paper, which is subsequently affixed to canvas.
- Tiya began by using her pencils to make simple strokes to outline the world she confronted.
- In approving plans for closer monetary ties, Asian governments are painting with bold strokes on a big canvas.
- The coloring tapered off in pencil strokes on the end.
- The strokes and marks of the paint link up across the picture surface to provide a single undifferentiated image.
- Has all this material been so bland or so often revisited it wasn't worth a few strokes of the pencil?
- Sara continued with the gentle strokes until very little color was transferred from brush to paper.
- David bent over his notebook, making a few aimless strokes with his much-used pencil.
- Katz's forte is history of ideas, on a grand canvas with bold strokes of broad brushes.
- Sometimes the watercolor strokes and the pencil lines run in the same direction, and sometimes they are perpendicular.
- But it only takes five minutes and a pencil stroke to go and vote.
- Carefully apply paint to the open areas in the stencil using a small brush and light strokes.
- I didn't even bother looking up; I just drew faster, making quick violent strokes on the paper.
- The pulled out the drawings for the palace and scrutinized every pencil stroke.
- Then, tentatively he stained the paper with a few strokes.
3.2(oblique, slash)barra femininediagonal feminine
4.1(action, feat)golpe masculinea stroke of genius — una genialidad
- at a stroke — de (un) golpe
- not to do a stroke of work — no hacer absolutamente nada
- different strokes for different folks — sobre gustos no hay nada escrito
4.2(instance)a stroke of luck — un golpe de suerte
- it was a stroke of sheer misfortune — fue una verdadera mala suerte
5Medicineataque de apoplejía masculinederrame cerebral masculineto have a stroke — tener / sufrir un ataque de apoplejía / un derrame cerebral
- For patients who have an acute ischemic stroke, the opportunity to limit the neurological damage is very time sensitive.
- There have been other pro athletes that have attempted to mount comebacks after suffering strokes.
- My wife had a stroke a week after my mother had a stroke.
- When Billy Cotton had a stroke he was advised to get rid of the band.
- By preventing the formation of blood clots it can reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks.
- They recruited patients from a stroke rehabilitation unit.
- Extremely obese people are six times more likely to suffer heat stroke than thin people.
- The pollution could also restrict their blood flow, causing strokes and heart attacks.
- Once patients are medically stable, they should be transferred to a stroke rehabilitation unit if further rehabilitation is required.
- The U.S. medical record says only he suffered heat stroke which led to the coma.
- High cholesterol puts a person at risk of a heart attack or stroke caused by a blood clot, so balance is essential.
- About 750,000 new and recurrent strokes occur yearly.
- More serious risks include life-threatening blood clots, stroke, and heart attack.
- One percent may not sound like a lot, but 700,000 cases of stroke are expected this year in the U.S.
- Rupture of a cerebral aneurysm usually results in bleeding in the brain, causing a haemorrhagic stroke.
- An ischaemic stroke is when the supply of blood to part of the brain is blocked.
- That study also found no reduction in strokes among women who received the study drug.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor has now begun walking with the help of a cane after her stroke last month.
- But just recently I found the diary I kept for the first year after the stroke and read the whole thing.
- Adult patients more than 18 years of age were eligible if they had acute ischemic stroke and atrial fibrillation.
- I waited for her to embrace me, but there were no hugs, no gentle strokes, no soothing words of love.
- Because of new electro-static sensors, a gentle stroke on AIBO's head or back will trigger a response without needing to push or click.
- Experiment with different pressures and different strokes too.
- Then, using the lightest pressure possible, roll with gentle, overlapping strokes to finish off.
- Run the razor under the shower and then begin with some slow, gentle strokes in an upward motion.
- She soon relaxed though, for the gentle strokes of his hand along her back soothed her troubled nerves.
- Vary the pressure of your strokes, giving extra-special attention to Hawaii.
- Alternatively, apply the toner to the face and neck with a ball of cotton, using smooth, gentle upward strokes.
- Once you've decided on a shape, make short, light, upward feathery strokes with a soft, well-sharpened pencil to replicate the natural brow hairs.
- He was always careful not to touch her, except for his brush, and then with just the gentlest of strokes.
- After applying a little warm oil, use a combination of gentle and forceful strokes on the sole and heel, and don't forget the toes.
- She gave the peacefully sleeping kitten a gentle stroke.
- With gentle strokes of his fingertips, he wiped the wetness from her cheeks.
- Jane, unconsciously, grabbed his hand and wrapped it between both of hers, soothing it with small, gentle strokes.
- Play some romantic music, lather him up, and use slow, gentle strokes to shave him.
- The angel kept her strokes even and gentle, humming a tune under her breath.
- For a final time it passed its forearm over the limb and with a gentle stroke of her fur stepped away.
- Diane licks his face and her bushy tail wags with happiness as Louis pets her beautiful fur with gentle strokes.
- Silver laid a hand on Yuuba's head and gave it a few gentle strokes.
- Rub the salts in gentle circular strokes, avoiding the face and any open sores or cuts (salt stings wounds).
1(caress)acariciarhe stroked her cheek — le acarició la mejilla
- he stroked his beard pensively — se mesó la barba pensativamente
3(ball) darle un golpe suave a
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