In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1trote masculineto go at a trot — trotar
- to break into a trot — empezar a trotar
- to have the trots — tener cagalera
- Everyone knows that Trots and fashion don't mix.
- Historicism of this kind would make a Marxist proud, and is perhaps why so many former Trots become evangelists of Technology and Globalization: the certainty and simplicity of telelogical narratives hold a strong appeal.
- Tanya was wearing an off the shoulder Oxfam number while Bob dazzled fellow Trots with his retro Support the Shipbuilders tee-shirt.
- The Trots who worked so hard to have him elected must be spitting tacks at that sort of talk.
- Still, he's not the only one - they all seem to be at it, but being Trots they pretend they don't enjoy it.
- Some of the Trots brushed up very nicely, I must say.
- In Marxist terms, the Trots have preferred feudal theocracy to bourgeois democracy which - in non-Marxist terms - is disgraceful and stupid, as a few members of the far Left are starting to realise.
- The days of Trots taking over constituency Labour parties did Labour no good.
- I've often wondered how the Trots justify being led by someone who clearly has little sympathy for them.
- Only the crustiest - and maddest - ferals and Trots do that sort of thing.
- It admits that a third of its executive committee are Trots, and there does seem to be a hardline Bolshevik edge to the organisation's campaigning.
- Yet from 1941 he found the Trot temperament to be almost indistinguishable from the Stalinist one and fled that totalitarianism also.
- Was he afraid of a group of Trots and Christians?
- I wonder who the Trots will elect to replace him.
- There still are Trots in Ireland, but if they could muster up 100,000 for their own demonstrations I'm sure they'd be happy.
- Like freshers at university, the Trots had covered their offices in anti-establishment regalia: ‘My Oath is to the People!’
- The smell of horses and sweat filled the air, the men and horses walking or trotting around restlessly.
- His sword slapped at his leg as he horse began to trot and he rode out of sight of the village to deep within the forest.
- But as he sat on his horse, trotting along in that seemingly endless line, he was struck by the sheer futility of war.
- Then when you want your horse to trot on the lunge, use those bigger steps and a little fuss with the whip to help him understand you want him to change gaits.
- Tamora called for the man, who trotted up on his horse.
- They saw the silhouettes of four riders off in the distance, trotting their horses as if they were at the end of a long journey and eager to reach their destination.
- We moved off, and I walked, trotted, and cantered on a horse I had only dreamed about owning.
- I yelled at them, before telling my horse to trot on.
- With that, he urged the horse he rode to trot with the last of its strength through the large wooden doors that had opened inward toward the courtyard.
- I saw four horses trot slowly down the path to the hitching posts.
- The jockeys trot their horses down the Speedway toward the starting line.
- I thought about paying to ride one of the horses, and slowly trotting down the road, until I was out of the sight of the zoo's curator, and then galloping away.
- He heard the sound of a horse trotting up the hill.
- I heard the sound of a horse lightly trotting, and I looked to my right to see a horse with a carriage trotting towards me.
- By changing the relationship of these lines of influence, we can ask the horse to walk, trot, stop, back or turn and to do those things in a particular direction at a particular speed.
- Reaching the river, they finished their song and trotted their horses over the crossing into the town.
- I waved, as my friend and fellow rider, Annie, trotted by on her horse, Chase.
- One of the horses trots slowly over to us and I lift my daughter to pet its nose.
- They entered the open gate and started trotting the horses to warm them up.
- The prince mounted his horse and trotted behind her.
2(go)I'm just trotting across / over to the library — voy un momento hasta la biblioteca
- it's about time I was trotting along / off — es hora de que me vaya
- she trots down to the stores every Wednesday — va de compras todos los miércoles
- Lady hesitated for a moment, watching the two in front of her with an inquisitive look before trotting off briskly to catch up.
- She trotted briskly into the ring and saluted the judge and then she started.
- Marc trotted briskly down our drive, as I stood watching him.
- Jade smiled and followed him down the hall, the child trotting at a quick pace to keep up with her long strides.
- Her face became even more troubled, and she trotted off briskly towards their monument.
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