You may laugh, reader, but it was no joke, that three-legged race.
Mary's face was shining in the heat; with an immense output of energy she started a three-legged race.
At that moment I forgot all about the three-legged race, and gave my whole heart up to the issue of this jump.
If they were tied together for life in a three-legged race, which would suffer the more?
A substitute ...