three-legged race


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three-leg·ged race

 (thrē′lĕg′ĭd, -lĕgd′)
n.
A race in which contestants run in pairs with their near legs tied together.

three-legged race

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) a race in which pairs of competitors run with their adjacent legs tied together

three′-leg`ged race′


n.
a race among paired contestants, with each contestant having one leg tied to the adjacent leg of his or her partner.
Translations

three-legged race

ncorsa a coppie (con due gambe legate insieme)
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There were boys' races and girls' races, races of young women and old women, of fat men and fat women, sack races and three-legged races, and the contestants strove around the small track through a Bedlam of cheering supporters.
On the track, the Three-Legged Race, Egg and Spoon Sprint, and the Sack Race would all be premier events.
He deals with day-today management of the club and organises various charity events, including a Halloween three-legged race to raise money for Jac Bach, a charity for children in need of life-changing treatment.
The rotten roots of the current craze for seeing romantic relationships as a cross between a padded cell and a three-legged race began a long time ago" - Commentator Julie Burchill.
TV presenter Andrew Castle, below, on how tennis star Andy Murray will react when his mother Judy takes part in Strictly Come Dancing "He has started to recognise me, and as everybody knows, I demand recognition" X Factor judge Simon Cowell on his baby son Eric "A squalid mass of bilious scum, tone deaf, half-blind, rejected hacks, meddling, grubby half-baked Oxbridge dropouts" Actor Steven Berkoff is no fan of the critics "The rotten roots of the current craze for seeing romantic relationships as a cross between a padded cell and a three-legged race began a long time ago" Commentator and writer Julie Burchill
This fundraiser featured all the best field events, including a three-legged race, water balloon toss, an egg run, and a water relay.
Walking With The Wounded is encouraging schools across the region to be a part of a new Guinness World Record attempt for the largest Three-Legged Race with the most pairs/multiple locations.
The academy also welcomed members of the community to run, walk and even three-legged race the 4km.
Madigan, 24, even took time out to take part in a three-legged race with GOAL boss Barry Andrews.
About 300 participants competed in events ranging from the sack race, three-legged race and frisbee throwing to the best bum competition, News.
a three-legged race, a wheelbarrow race and a beard- growing contest.
During the event, also attended by SLSD chairman Kumudu Fonseka and his wife, as well as the school principal Ayesha Rahuman, many games and entertaining events including tricycle race, three-legged race, tug-of-war, musical hats and pillow fight, were held for both children and their parents.