In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Events requiring the use of amplified sound, such as microphones or bullhorns, are restricted to certain areas and times.
- Rob was still poised uncertainly on the doorstep, held at bay either by Kim's urgent stare or Bill's bullhorn.
- As we drew closer to the meet-up zone, I began to hear cheering and bullhorns.
- A young native man stood up in the back of a pickup truck, bullhorn in hand.
- This just happened to be Freddy's Dave Duncan day, and with bullhorn in hand Double D would have been proud.
- When Judge Diane Wild calls the whole thing off, she has to use a bullhorn so that the moose and curlers can hear her all the way down in the valley.
- A man called out to her, his voice distorted by the bullhorn he was using.
- The desk clerk at the hotel lied to the representative and claimed there were no picketers, but the customer service representative could hear the bullhorns over the phone.
- He had an amplified bullhorn in one hand and a genuine, polished ram's horn in the other as he improvised chants.
- As an activist, sticker-plastered bullhorn in hand, he has led hunger strikes and helped organize protests against the National Hydrological Plan throughout Spain.
- Hill could hear Rescorla issuing orders through the bullhorn.
- I was sitting in my dining room working on my writing when I thought heard someone outside speaking on a bullhorn.
- ‘We have you surrounded,’ comes a voice through a bullhorn.
- I left the gift on the teacher's desk (alongside the multitude of gifts the other kids had brought in this morning) and as I reached my car, I could hear the principal outside on a bullhorn, calling out student names.
- ‘Move aimlessly,’ a woman on bullhorn directed, and the group moved on.
- The police are outside, making various demands by bullhorn.
- In the distance, a bullhorn sounded, and we caught our first glimpse of a three-story ship ambling in from the ocean.
- Where Martinez and Pereya had a worker communication network organized by production line, the Amarillo workers had a bullhorn and a Peavey amplifier on the back of a pickup truck.
- ‘Be silent, be calm,’ he told the panicky crowd, speaking in a reassuring voice over his bullhorn.
- Confident, bullhorn in hand, Nagesh has not strayed from his trademark lack of slick editing and fast camera movements in the sequel.
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