clodhopping


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clodhopping

[ˈklɒdhɒpɪŋ] ADJ [person] → torpón, desgarbado; [boots] → basto, pesado
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clodhopping

adj (inf) persontrampelig (inf), → tölpelhaft, schwerfällig; clodhopping shoes/bootsklobige Schuhe pl/Stiefel pl
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Hobbled along, clodhopping through the exposition, ham-fisted.
Theresa May clodhopping back from spin at this month's Tory conference in Birmingham about ending austerity requires us all to check Hammond's figures on borrowing and debt against past promises.
Written, as Beckett told Reavey, "in dribs and drabs, first on the run, then of an evening after the clodhopping, during the occupation," Watt is very much a product of war and disjuncture (2009, 55).
After two miles and with two hurdles to jump he was right in the mix for a place when some clodhopping Clydesdale brought him down!" Trainer Rose Dobbin from Hazelrigg, whose baby Nancy crowned her first race day watching mum wave home an earlier winner, was equally dismayed at Fling Me's rotten luck, but saw the positives - not least of them the handicap - for its next running at Carlisle on October 24.
And the wee bachle from Dennistoun lost to the clodhopping pugilist come Sunday's bell.
We have the crooked jockey (without whom where would we be?), the 'heavies' (a breed officially extinct outside the crime novel), clodhopping coppers, seedy hacks and women who get rather fruity and giggle a lot, all of whom could be happily relocated to the 1960s and not feel out of place.
Gerard Houllier has made four good/very good signings and it seems that better players recruited, plus highly talented youngsters, will hopefully ensure O'Neill's agriculturalS clodhopping football is consigned to the dustbin of history.
Singin' In The Rain sees Flavin performing arguably the most widely imitated dance routine in the world; who among us hasn't, at some point, sung those famous words while clodhopping gleefully through puddles?
Don't let anyone ever tell you that an international tournament is devalued by the absence of England's clodhopping players, riddled with self-doubt on the pitch and hamstrung by palsied tactics orchestrated by a manager worried what the media is saying.
(20) Widely maligned for his "deistic" rejection of the premise of supernatural revelation, Allen was also notorious for his belief in the salvation of all men--which earned him a place, as the "Great Clodhopping oracle of Man," in Timothy Dwight's "Triumph of Infidelity"; see Collin Wells, The Devil and Doctor Dwight: Satire and Theology in the Early American Republic (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002), 68-73.
Until we find the Yard's clodhopping size 12s have trampled all over our democracy which, for its shortcomings, remains one of the least corrupt in the world.