In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(area of pitch)to be on a losing wicket — llevar las de perder
- You can spend some time at the crease, get used to the bowler's action, the ground, the wicket.
- So we sat around while a new wicket was prepared and cut, which was the only way of playing.
- It thus becomes important for us to prepare fast and bouncy wickets at home, so that our batsmen get used to these surfaces.
- The fact that the wicket was a perfect batting strip makes it more disappointing.
- The wicket and outfield was so batsman friendly that any batsman worth his salt could have turned the match on its head.
área central del terreno de juego
1.2(stumps and bails)palos masculine
2.1wicket (door / gate) — portezuela feminine
2.2US (window)ventanilla feminine
- As to privacy, Mr Husain complained of the wicket in the door.
- The barred wicket opened and shut, and the door creaked ajar.
2.3US (in croquet)aro masculine
- The wickets are metal or wire pieces that look like miniature arches and are located throughout the croquet course.
- Each player takes a croquet mallet and must only use the striking end, not the side, when moving their ball through the croquet wickets.
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