In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(victory by default)masculine walkover
2informal(easy victory)paseo masculine informalthe match was a walkover — el partido fue un paseo / fue pan comido informal
- The Italians weren't walkovers, repelling a number of New Zealand's opportunities in the first 10 minutes and eventually crossing for a try 11 minutes after half-time.
- So why is everyone assuming it will be another walkover for Labour on May 5?
- True, they realized that it wouldn't be a walkover.
- Ferris concludes that ‘the Battle of Britain was a walkover, one of the most one-sided victories in military history’.
- But the tour will be no walkover as the Australians will be seeking to retrieve some prestige.
- In defeats, small or big, much is learned but walkovers are soul-destroying.
- With Castellana enjoying his best year as a driver, Smith knew his first-round race would be no walkover.
- Small, splintered and cash-strapped opposition parties struggled against shifting electoral boundaries and costly election fees as the PAP enjoyed another walkover win last year.
- After his walkover first-round victory, Vaks went on to lose in the third round of the competition.
- Fast, intelligent and a great tackler, he will be no walkover, even for players as good as Olivier Magne, Budge Pountney and Neil Back.
- His victory over Handley wasn't exactly a walkover; Handley's parents own a squash club in Oxfordshire so he knows his way around a squash court and moves with grace and economy.
- ‘It really isn't going to be a walkover to enforce this law,’ she says.
- Although I'm confident Ali would have defeated Louis, it would have been a close fight and not a walkover as some have suggested.
- What was expected to be a walkover almost turned into a nightmare for Denmark in their World Cup qualifying group three bout against Malta last night.
- While decisive, the women's victory wasn't exactly a walkover.
- We are giving the fans a genuine fight, and it is not going to be a walkover.
- Such internal turmoil might have resulted in the past from a damaging military defeat, but has never followed such a walkover victory.
- The Exeter game was a bit of a walkover for them in the end but I don't think that will happen again.
- Every year there are professional teams getting knocked out of the Cup by amateur clubs and, while there are some walkover games, there are others that are very close.
- Another election walkover - the punters are in the palms of our hands.
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