In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1me bulle la sangre (en las venas) cuando oigo esas cosas — it makes my blood boil when I hear things like that
- las ideas bullían en su mente — his mind was bubbling (over) with ideas
- el mar bullía embravecido — the sea seethed furiously
- una nube de abejas bullía alrededor del panal — a cloud of bees swarmed around the honey comb
- la calle bullía de gente — the street was teeming / swarming with people
- el lugar bullía de actividad — the place was a hive of activity
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