Definition of 'merry-go-round'
Example sentences containing 'merry-go-round'
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This is one managerial merry-go-round not for faint hearts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The managerial merry-go-round just keeps on spinning. The Sun (2011)Halfway through the season and the managerial merry-go-round is in full swing. The Sun (2014)But ahead of the midweek meeting he could not help having a dig at his old club and their ongoing managerial merry-go-round. The Sun (2013)It's amazing how the same old names keep getting a go on the managerial merry-go-round. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Liverpudlian singer was looking rather queasy as he took a spin on the merry-go-round. The Sun (2012)And so the eight-year merry-go-round spins on. The Sun (2012)Fans will certainly hope he doesn't join the transfer merry-go-round. The Sun (2009)And so the merry-go-round continues. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are two crucial factors at play that will ensure that the partnership merry-go-round continues, he says. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Translations for 'merry-go-round'
British English: merry-go-round /ˈmɛrɪɡəʊˈraʊnd/ NOUN
A merry-go-round is a large circular platform at a fairground on which there are model animals or vehicles for people to sit on or in as it turns round.
- American English: merry-go-round
- Arabic: دَوَامَةُ الْـخَيْلِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: carrossel
- Chinese: 旋转木马
- Croatian: vrtuljak
- Czech: kolotoč
- Danish: karrusel
- Dutch: draaimolen
- European Spanish: tiovivo
- Finnish: karuselli
- French: manège
- German: Karussell
- Greek: καρουζέλ
- Italian: giostra
- Japanese: 回転木馬
- Korean: 회전 목마
- Norwegian: karusell
- Polish: karuzela
- European Portuguese: carrossel
- Romanian: carusel
- Russian: карусель
- Spanish: tiovivo
- Swedish: karusell
- Thai: ม้าหมุน
- Turkish: atlıkarınca
- Ukrainian: карусель
- Vietnamese: vòng đu quay
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