In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of acrobat)voltereta feminine
- She can perform huge vertical or horizontal leaps, often resulting in gymnastic tumbles and rolls in midair.
- I have never recaptured the excitement of running up to begin a tumble or of preparing for that first round-off and back-flip.
- Hampton has been into fitness since she took her first tumble in gymnastics as a young girl.
- He did the high wire. He did the acrobat tumbles.
2(fall)caída feminineto take a tumble — caerse
- The day was filled with crashes and tumbles in the deep powder.
- ‘I didn't feel great,’ she admitted, confessing to having had a hip injury since she took a tumble in her previous track race in America last weekend.
- When he tumbles headlong down some stairs, we're treated to a slow-motion pan, looking down on him.
- Her helmet had fallen off in the undignified tumble.
- The woman fell to the ground in a small tumble.
- Ry jumped around stage in excitement before falling off it in a faked tumble of limbs.
- He took a nasty tumble.
- McSharry won despite taking a tumble at the 23-miles mark.
- You take your tumbles with good grace and always come up smiling.
- Fulham appeal for a penalty when Brevett takes a tumble in the area.
- He certainly gave it his all until a tumble in the second half saw him pick up an horrific leg injury.
- He has failed to recover fully from the broken neck which he suffered in a horrible tumble.
- She took a tumble and banged up her left knee.
- A competitor in the under 17 race was taken to casualty with a damaged shoulder after taking a tumble on the descent.
- She has taken a tumble before, but the compulsory crash helmet, leathers and gloves prevented injuries.
- The condition means a simple tumble can leave the 14-year-old with broken bones and Hayley has suffered more than 200 fractures since she was born.
- In my fifth month, I received a phonecall from England informing me that my grandfather had fallen over; nothing life-threatening, just a simple tumble in the garden.
- I caught up with the globetrotting Frenchman in Brisbane and discovered that besides the odd tumble from his motorbike, Gerard has also fallen in love.
- Hopefully, the drawbacks will be overcome before somebody else takes a painful tumble on the daunting steps in the inky gloom.
- He is in such decline his defeat only emphasised that the tumble is irreversible.
1(fall)caersehe tumbled off his horse — se cayó del caballo
- the basket went tumbling down the slope — la cesta se fue rodando cuesta abajo
- the pile of cans came tumbling down — el montón de latas se vino abajo
- he lost his balance and tumbled over — perdió el equilibrio y se cayó
- I tumbled into bed — me dejé caer en la cama
- Loose chunks of grit and rubble tumbled down on them.
- He released the gun and tumbled down the stairs.
- Fat drops tumbled down to slick the streets.
- All of a sudden, Alli tripped and tumbled down the steps.
- He tumbled down to the edge and narrowly managed to avoid falling to almost certain death.
- Rebecca tumbled down after her, and Gabby fell somewhere on top of both of them.
- She nearly let go and tumbled down the side of the rocks.
- He tumbled down the stairs and landed at the bottom.
- I turned over to find I had fallen down the stairs, and I had also hit my arm against the banister as I tumbled down.
- With a misguided step, Darien tumbled down a steep hill.
- Her body tumbled down to the ground.
- He fell forward over the baloneys edge and tumbled down.
- The leaves tumbled down the path, agitated by a sudden breeze.
- The excavator had been lowering a skip to the bottom of the hole when it tipped over the edge and tumbled down.
- She tumbled down the steps, and got knocked unconscious.
- Suddenly her heel caught in the stairs and she tumbled down, head first, ruining her flowers and expensive hair do.
- He tumbled down towards the ground, Flintar trailing him.
- Speaking to the doctor, she found out that Andrea had been hit on the head, tumbled down the stairs and had been caught in a fire.
- They tumbled down, falling down a small hill then down some brush.
- Looking up at the water fall she had just tumbled down she decided to keep moving.
2(roll, turn)(acrobat) dar volteretas(kitten/children) revolcarse(children/kitten) retozarthe clothes tumbled around in the machine — la ropa daba vueltas en la máquina
- A fractured bone in her foot restricted Pam to tumbling and vaulting only once a week leading up to the competition.
- If you want to juggle, fly on the trapeze, tumble: here's the place to do it.
- Gonzales tumbled well on floor, showing a double layout, Arabian double front, full-in, and whip to double pike.
- I will probably have to get surgery after Worlds because, for now, I can't tumble at all.
- They threw themselves through the air, others tumbled, cartwheeled and bounced.
- She remembered weather like this when she would get thrown up in stunts, yelling out cheers, tumbling until it hurt.
- She earned her highest score of the day, a 9.525, on floor exercise, where she tumbled a split-leg double layout.
- Being able to balance on her hands, to turn cartwheels, to tumble and flip is part of who she is.
- On floor exercise one gymnast tumbled a double layout, two whips to double pike, and stuck full-in dismount.
- In 1999, she suffered the same injury to her left knee while tumbling on floor exercise.
- Stacey's parents saw talent in their daughter, who loved tumbling on their front lawn with her best friend.
- People who easily tumble on land can become quickly disoriented trying to do the same move in the water.
- The specialized art of jumping, tumbling, and balancing, requiring agility and skilful control of the body.
- But he tumbled several high double layouts on floor exercise, and caught both a Kolman and layout Kovacs on high bar.
- They tumble, juggle, balance, swing and hula hoop with a confidence and humour far beyond what you would expect for students of a tertiary course.
1(make untidy)(hair) alborotarthe bedclothes were all tumbleed — la cama estaba revuelta
2(toss, turn)hacer girar
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