English version

three-legged race

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sport
three-legged racethree-leg‧ged race /ˌθriː ˈleɡəd reɪs/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DSa race in which two people run together, with one person’s right leg tied to the other person’s left leg
Examples from the Corpus
three-legged raceYears later, they laughed to see the girls, Mona and Callie, in a three-legged race.And so this grumbling three-legged race was run.Something about the three-legged race, perhaps, or the egg-and-spoon race?It was like putting on a costume for a play, or running in the three-legged race.Together, with fear yanking the way forward, speculation and sentiment ran the three-legged race into the future.
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