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Meaning of "a hollow leg" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A HOLLOW LEG

a hollow leg play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A HOLLOW LEG

a free hand
a frog in one´s throat
a full plate
a good few
a good one
a hand´s turn
a hard nut to crack
a hard row to hoe
a heavy hand
a high hand
a home from home
A horizon
a horse of another colour
A into G
a king´s ransom
a la plancha
a law unto itself
a leap in the dark
A level
a lick and a promise

WORDS THAT END LIKE A HOLLOW LEG

an arm and a leg
cabriole leg
dead leg
fine leg
inside leg
long leg
lower leg
milk leg
pant leg
peg leg
pull someone´s leg
shake a leg
short leg
show a leg
square leg
table leg
trouser leg
white leg
wooden leg

Synonyms and antonyms of a hollow leg in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «a hollow leg» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A HOLLOW LEG

Find out the translation of a hollow leg to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a hollow leg from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a hollow leg» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

空心腿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una pierna hueca
570 millions of speakers

English

a hollow leg
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक खोखला पैर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ساق أجوف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

полый нога
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uma perna oca
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি ঠালা লেগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

une jambe creuse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kaki kosong
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein Hohlbein
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

中空の脚
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

중공 다리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sing sikil kothong
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một chân rỗng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு வெற்று கால்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक पोकळ पाय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Içi boş bir bacak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una gamba cava
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wydrążona noga
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

порожнистий нога
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un picior gol
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα κοίλο πόδι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n hol been
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ett ihåligt ben
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en hul etappe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a hollow leg

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A HOLLOW LEG»

The term «a hollow leg» is normally little used and occupies the 117.264 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A HOLLOW LEG» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a hollow leg

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A HOLLOW LEG»

Discover the use of a hollow leg in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a hollow leg and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Claim of Her Own
Perched atop Mattie's closed supply box, Freddie was soon not only warm, but hungry. Mattie made flapjacks atop the small camp stove. And then made another batch. And then another. “You must have a hollow leg,” she teased. “No,” Freddie  ...
Stephanie Grace Whitson, 2009
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Forever Hopeful
So we say they must have a hollow leg and that is where all the food goes, into a hollow leg.” “Oh,” said Rachael, “I don't have any brothers.” “I do,” said Mary Ann, “three of them, and there are never any leftovers after a meal at my house.
Paul E. Vander Wege, 2014
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Kate's Philadelphia Frenzy
“Don't you have room for at least one piece? Or two? I could eat a dozen!” “I don't know how you do it,” Kate's mother said. “You must have a hollow leg.” “A hollow leg?” Kate stared down at her legs. “What do you mean?” Her mother laughed.
Janice Hanna, 2010
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McKenna's Bartered Bride (Mills & Boon Vintage Cherish)
They bounced overtherough terrain, following the narrow lanesouth and then east “Are wealmost there?” Kelsey asked. “CuzI'm starving. Slappy saysI must havea hollow leg. DoyouthinkI have a hollow leg, Mama?” “You don'thavea hollow leg ...
Sandra Steffen, 2013
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Fundamentals of Spun Yarn Technology
This has a hollow leg through which the roving travels to the bobbing. Located at the exit is a presser arm and paddle around which the roving slides along to the bobbin. The arm is attached to a support rod, and, during rotation of the flyer, this  ...
Carl A. Lawrence, 2003
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Carrying the Dead: A Fiction Collection
“I know Mike,” he said. “I know the guy. He's a good guy, but he's got a hollow leg. ” I wondered what the bartender meant when he said Dr. Lavin had a hollow leg. I pictured Dr. Lavin limping with a fake wooden leg, hollowed out, walking like a ...
Brian M. Sullivan, 2008
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Jet
Jfe|J!H HOLLOW LEG' A San Francisco man literally had a hollow leg when it came to cocaine, but he claimed customs officers in New York shouldn't have looked in it without a warrant. A New York court rejected the man's contention he was ...
8
Keystone Folklore Quarterly
As heavy as a hunk of lead. ES. Shaking like a leaf. JB, JRB. Brown 435, TW 216. Cf. Taylor 71. Eats like he had a hollow leg. ES. O'Hara Ourselves 93: "He was known as a man with a cast-iron stomach and a hollow leg." As sour as a lemon.
9
Byrider: Cattleman
He must have a hollow leg or something." He was sputtering around the kitchen like a jabbering Magpie, to himself mostly. JJ just laughed and Buck and Josh joined in. Between Two Suns stopped eating long enough to look at everyone but  ...
James Richard Langston, 2009
10
Pathways to Fight or Flight
He watched them alleat. Little Jenna picked,very typical fiveyearold. Zeb was a growing boy,and hisbody was demanding food, anything. 'You have a hollow leg, Zeb?' His grandson looked at him in shock almost; he did not know whathis ...
Rosa Mae Carrier

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A HOLLOW LEG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a hollow leg is used in the context of the following news items.
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So THAT'S why George Clooney is in the tequila business
We have a healthy appetite or maybe a hollow leg to thank for Casamigos, George Clooney 's tequila brand. The venture just started out as a ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
2
Wade Boggs Reveals How He Was Able to Drink 107 Beers in a Day
"I've got a hollow leg. It goes down there and I just take it off and dump it," Boggs said. We wouldn't have expected anything less. A true legend ... «Esquire.com, Jun 15»
3
Jack Gangwish: Farm Kid, Lifelong Husker, American
... contest with someone on the team, who would challenge you? JG: We've got this kid Tanner Farmer. I think that kid might have a hollow leg. «HailVarsity.com | Husker News, Apr 15»
4
Why We All Should Root for Kentucky
Sure, a lot of us carry a few extra pounds, have a hollow leg and may burst into our fight song in the middle of an Indianapolis crosswalk this ... «Wall Street Journal, Apr 15»
5
Sweet Irish soda bread
He had a hollow leg when it came to "nature's candy." And since that carton of organic buttermilk sitting in the fridge was not getting any ... «Christian Science Monitor, Mar 15»
6
The lessons NBC's Parenthood has taught us
... includes the babies. Don't agree to a round of the 'drink any time someone's wearing plaid' Parenthood game unless you've got a hollow leg. «Den of Geek!, Jan 15»
7
Panasonic and B/E Aerospace seek to Jazz up economy class
So you create a hollow leg that's tubular or has sort of a bone-like structure on the core, and webbing on the inside where it looks like a shell on ... «Runway Girl Network, Jan 15»
8
Grays River Grange Christmas Party set
Good thing he has a hollow leg! David and Connie Shrum held Thanksgiving here with her Mom and brother, Jeff and his family, with a smoked ... «The Wahkiakum County Eagle, Dec 14»
9
The Repercussions of Gerard Depardieu's 12 Bottles of Wine a Day
French-born actor Gerard Depardieu must have a hollow leg — or one seriously scarred liver. The Oscar-nominated thespian, who ditched ... «Yahoo Health, Sep 14»
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Cops: Three-legged dog was unsuspecting DUI victim
... and found Susan Martino, 49, of Aston - who apparently has a hollow leg - on scene holding on to the back of a pick-up truck, Chitwood said. «Philly.com, Aug 14»

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