In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in rugby)globo masculinebalón colgado masculine
- He is particularly adept at hitting up-and-unders on the run - a kick which, because the recipient has to look to the heavens and wait on the catch, is seldom easy to return.
- It was an up-and-under and he went to kick the ball just as Jim was going for it and his boot caught Jim on the head.
- The Galway side barely made acquaintance with the Edinburgh 22 during the opening half-hour, their predilection for the up-and-under rarely backed up with decent pressure on the home bodies waiting for the ball to return to earth.
- Despite many spirited runs by the away team, the ball was often squandered with clueless up-and-unders.
- He sent up an huge up-and-under which he dropped, allowing him to slide over the try-line.
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