Definition of 'breaststroke'
Example sentences containing 'breaststroke'
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These are classes for competent adult swimmers who know their breaststroke from their backstroke and are keen to hone their skills. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She's particularly good at breaststroke and backstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Often it can be the result of poor technique in a particular activity such as running, cycling or breaststroke swimming. Times, Sunday Times (2013)On Monday he was crowned world 100m breaststroke champion. The Sun (2015)He goes into tonight's 200m breaststroke final as the fastest qualifier. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'breaststroke'
British English: breaststroke /ˈbrɛstˌstrəʊk/ NOUN
Breaststroke is a swimming stroke which you do lying on your front, and making circular movements with your arms and legs.
I do not know how to swim breaststroke.
- American English: breaststroke
- Arabic: السِباحَة على الصَدْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: nado de peito
- Chinese: 蛙泳
- Croatian: prsno plivanje
- Czech: prsa plavecký styl
- Danish: brystsvømning
- Dutch: schoolslag
- European Spanish: braza
- Finnish: rintauinti
- French: brasse
- German: Brustschwimmen
- Greek: πρόσθιο
- Italian: nuoto a rana
- Japanese: 平泳ぎ
- Korean: 평영
- Norwegian: brystsvømming
- Polish: styl klasyczny
- European Portuguese: estilo bruços
- Romanian: bras
- Russian: брасс
- Spanish: braza
- Swedish: bröstsim
- Thai: การว่ายน้ำท่าผีเสื้อ
- Turkish: kelebek yüzme
- Ukrainian: брас
- Vietnamese: kiểu bơi ếch
Definition of breaststroke from the Collins English Dictionary
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