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golden sombrero

In baseball, what a batter is humorously said to have earned after striking out four times in one game. The phrase is a play on the term "hat trick," which in soccer and hockey refers to the act of scoring three goals in one game. He's had a rough night at the plate and is one strikeout away from a golden sombrero.
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Sombreros are among fancy dress costumes banned on campus under rules designed to prevent "cultural appropriation" - taking the traditional dress of an ethnic group or nation, and repackaging it out of context.
Son aplicables al sombrero todas las figuras retoricas que realizan un desplazamiento de sentido, como indica Juan Eduardo Cirlot (2011: 424), "el sombrero, por cubrir la cabeza tiene en general el significado de lo que esta ocupa (el pensamiento)".
"I'll happily have my shorts on and I'll see if I can buy a sombrero somewhere, but it won't look so good."
With the total donation amount for 2014, coming in at $12,240, the company exceeded its goal by $540, bringing the total amount donated to MDA, from Sombrero Mexican Food, to $30,540.
Mexican outfits have been banned by zealous student officers at a university union whose vice-President was captured on video wearing - a sombrero.
He was a big fish in the owning stakes at one time, with his most famous horse being Grey Sombrero who won the Whitbread in 1972 and then ran in Red Rum's 1973 Grand National.
"There is a good picture of me somewhere wearing a sombrero and not much else!" I was very surprised when I heard Lewis was going because every season you race for this team, you win grands prix," he added.
After like the singing coming off the drums, I am a carnival of stars--Sonia Sanchez Gave you my shoes so you could blister with a day's worth of my walking The sun didn't set that was just the sky donning a dark sombrero A day of dreaming rubbing up against an eve- ning's pink emptiness There's a Harlem bakery decorated by the warmth of your hello.
All it needed was a sombrero and suddenly you were transformed into a band of Mexicans.