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
- on the trot
- four times/nights on the trot — cuatro veces/noches seguidas
- I've been on the trot since five this morning — desde las cinco de la mañana que estoy a las carreras
- they keep me on the trot — no me dan ni un minuto de paz
- to have the trots — estar churrete
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
- Some of the Trots brushed up very nicely, I must say.
- 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.
- 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.
- Still, he's not the only one - they all seem to be at it, but being Trots they pretend they don't enjoy it.
- 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.
- Was he afraid of a group of Trots and Christians?
- I wonder who the Trots will elect to replace him.
- I've often wondered how the Trots justify being led by someone who clearly has little sympathy for them.
- Like freshers at university, the Trots had covered their offices in anti-establishment regalia: ‘My Oath is to the People!’
- Tanya was wearing an off the shoulder Oxfam number while Bob dazzled fellow Trots with his retro Support the Shipbuilders tee-shirt.
- 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.
- Only the crustiest - and maddest - ferals and Trots do that sort of thing.
- The Trots who worked so hard to have him elected must be spitting tacks at that sort of talk.
- Everyone knows that Trots and fashion don't mix.
- Yet from 1941 he found the Trot temperament to be almost indistinguishable from the Stalinist one and fled that totalitarianism also.
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