Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[usually treated as singular] Gymnastic feats.figurative ‘goes through all sorts of financial acrobatics to make the monthly payments’
gymnastics, gymnastic feats, gymnastic skills, tumbling, balancing, nimblenessView synonyms
- ‘It will be the kind of aerial skills, acrobatics, juggling and mask work most of us don't see outside of the Edinburgh Festival.’
- ‘To further bring joy to the occasion, some guests show off their skills at juggling and acrobatics.’
- ‘My stomach did an amazing feat of acrobatics and my knees buckled under me.’
- ‘Fleet entertained him while he ate with stories of aerial acrobatics and daring airship battles.’
- ‘Today's cheerleading is a unique mix of gymnastics, strength, acrobatics and dance.’
- ‘The twins specialised in sports acrobatics, which differs from gymnastics in that there are no props used.’
- ‘Instead of sitting in lessons the whole school has been playing a host of games including football, rugby, acrobatics and kung fu.’
- ‘The usual acrobatics, tricks and skill demonstrations are there.’
- ‘The SkyHawks are known for their daring displays of aerial acrobatics.’
- ‘These days, Bianka concentrates on artistic gymnastics and acrobatics choreography.’
- ‘The game takes place on a 5 meter cushioned area suitable for martial arts and acrobatics training.’
- ‘Capoeira, for those not in the know, is a Brazilian martial art form that blends acrobatics and dance with pounding African rhythms.’
- ‘At intervals throughout the show are astounding displays of gymnastics and acrobatics by talented women artistes.’
- ‘Students majoring in martial arts roles go through a strict training, involving acrobatics and eurythmics.’
- ‘The ropes are stretched tight around the corner posts, to allow for acrobatics from the actual ropes.’
- ‘Early in the morning he rose and began his daily exercises, acrobatics, and swordplay.’
- ‘On Easter Monday, also at the hall, they will be teaching circus skills from juggling to acrobatics.’
- ‘Instead of sitting in lessons the fitness fanatics spent the week dancing, playing golf, doing kung fu, enjoying acrobatics and much more.’
- ‘So, to cut a long story short, we spent most of the day in that Sport Hall, most of it spent petrifying me by making me do all sorts of crazy acrobatics.’
- ‘For the super-keen there will even be the chance of extra training to master aerial acrobatics.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.