In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- At first, she can't even swing on the trapeze; she merely hangs, then falls to the net.
- The Flying Fangalis swung across the trapeze with curved blades, slashing the flailing woman across her mid-section.
- Using silks, ropes, a trapeze and an aerial hoop, the duo examine, with minimal words, that indecipherable emotion.
- Nobody had ever made theatre look like it, let alone Shakespeare - on a bare white stage with trapezes and ropes.
- I think she has in her head a little trapeze with a five-year-old like a circus monkey swinging on it.
- Henthorn, a Chicagoan, got hooked on the trapeze after seeing a circus show.
- This will be supported by 45 street performers who will entertain the crowds playing music, walking the trapeze, and performing acrobatics.
- From that she swung and caught hold of one of the set of looped vines and using them as trapezes she swung her way across to the flower in the middle.
- They swoop over the crowd on wires and perform acrobatic feats on trapezes.
- He also tried his hand at boxing, baseball, hockey, and the circus trapeze.
- In addition to providing books, board games, and magic lantern shows, the Boys' Club of New York opened a gymnasium with trapezes, horizontal bars and boxing equipment.
- If you long to walk on stilts, act like a clown or swing on a trapeze, this is the place for you.
- She also happens to be tied up with a cruel and wealthy Duke who wants her to swing on his trapeze.
- The six-strong troupe entertained children and parents alike with circus acts, such as the trapeze, acrobatics, juggling and plate spinning.
- Also, I'm working on the bungee, and I'm trying really hard to learn the trapeze.
- She makes swinging on a trapeze look way too easy.
- Which means they're in just as much of a bind as we are, which means Kim has all kinds of cards to play, which means these talks will be a six-ring circus featuring nuclear weapons on the flying trapeze.
- Swinging on a trapeze is like your third-grade swingset times ten, and the surge of childish adrenaline makes you giddy.
- About 45 street performers will be entertaining the crowds by playing music, walking the trapeze and performing acrobatics.
- Here endeth the circus metaphor: The trapeze I wanted got taken out of the ring today.
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