In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Penny-farthings, tricycles and scooters can be seen in this section.
- He is on a tricycle and only on one wheel at that, so his position on the pedestal is a bit unbalanced.
- A little boy on a tricycle darted out in front of them from behind a white picket fence but quickly turned and pedaled away when he noticed them standing above him.
- Bicycles and tricycles have ferried man around town for decades.
- As he was being taken to hospital in a tricycle, men in army fatigues stopped the vehicle and demanded to know if the wounded man was Beltran.
- Ask for what you really want - a tricycle for Junior to ride that's so hot you'll be proud to park it in the garage.
- In their garage are six bicycles and one tricycle but not one car.
- Next to the door was a tricycle with a missing wheel, and no handlebars.
- The local Society is also looking for a child's tricycle or bicycle with stabilisers on loan for a month.
- And third wheels were only good for tricycles and wheelbarrows.
- Besides bicycles, many families took tricycles from farther counties.
- Medium-sized ones include a tricycle or bicycle, scooter, or first in-line skates.
- Later, Rama's brother removed the wheels from her tricycle and fixed them to his bicycle.
- The first one was a picture of a little boy on a tricycle in front of a small house.
- She had to dodge three tricycles, a bike, and about five variations of blowup balls just to get to his front porch.
- There is even a traffic warden controlled area where pupils who do not park their tricycles and other play vehicles properly get parking tickets.
- Previously, bicycles and tricycles had been allowed to enter the road before 7am and after 5am every day and the whole day at weekends.
- Cyclists and delivery tricycles dart in and out of the traffic, threatening the pristine paint jobs of such exotic cars.
- Bicycles, tricycles, scooters and cars are involved in getting water from far and near.
- Bicycles and tricycles with heavy-laden trailers come at you from all angles, and on every street corner someone sits offering a vital puncture-repair service.
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