In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1de primeraexcelentein tip-top condition — en excelente estado
- One of Britain's top cross-country riders, Nick Craig, of High Peak, has joined the call to keep the track in tip-top condition for the race.
- The owner needs to round up the trusty charge and feed it, before sprucing it into tip-top condition.
- Our beer is kept in tip-top condition and we always have 10 beers at the bar at any one time.
- Sitting in the garden on a summer's afternoon, it's easy to become complacent about keeping your garden in tip-top condition.
- She is much more than a tip-top coach, getting excellent results, her young talented gymnasts feel she is a mum, too.
- It was his 200th Grand Slam match, but the 31-year-old Australian Open champion said he was still in tip-top shape.
- Everything was in tip-top shape and her superintendent was proud of that.
- With the show season almost here, many people are working hard to ensure their stock, flowers and produce are in tip-top condition.
- You can balance both as long as you keep your priorities in tip-top order.
- She had just finished three of her first high school classes, in tip-top shape.
- Knowing your buds think your room looks fab is a super incentive to keeping it in tip-top shape.
- My trainer, Tim Etherington, wants to keep me in tip-top condition for my next outing which looks like being sometime the week after next.
- Now it has been rescued by the museum and will start a long, painstaking restoration programme to bring it back to tip-top condition.
- Each month they will be seen by a different therapist - it may be an acupuncturist, a nutritionist, a shiatsu therapist or a chiropractor - and the aim, explains June, is to make sure they stay in tip-top condition.
- In order to be in tip-top shape for the upcoming Olympics, athletes must train vigorously and sacrifice time that they would normally spend with their families or their loved ones.
- At the time, Gwen wasn't a great typist, but her writing skills were tip-top.
- We're tip-top, Ava, but we'd be even better if you could open those gates!
- These competitors are used to tip-top greens and they will find Donald Steele's Lacabane's greens a treat and an awesome challenge.
- This past sparring session he looked tip-top; he's strong, his stamina, his strength is there, the movement, everything is there.
- A bid to keep turkeys in tip-top condition has come before planners.
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