In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a bystander helped him to his feet — un transeúnte / alguien que estaba allí lo ayudó a levantarse
- they opened fire, killing innocent bystanders — abrieron fuego y mataron a varias personas inocentes / a varios transeúntes
- bystanders looked on in amazement — los circunstantes miraban asombrados
- Yet you are given the impression that the author was an innocent bystander to events which were supposed to have been under his control.
- If bystanders are present, get them to phone for an ambulance at once.
- Even organic products may kill these innocent bystanders if not used carefully.
- It is blatantly unethical to wreak vengeance upon innocent bystanders.
- There's even a scene where a giant watermelon is menacingly thrust at an innocent bystander.
- Military officials have said the order to strike again would not have been given had many bystanders been present.
- The innocent bystanders ran out the door of the tavern, including the bar tender.
- Most striking about the photos is the presence of participants and bystanders.
- As she stood on the platform, two helpful bystanders pointed out that she had misspelled liar.
- Don't think for a minute that management is an innocent bystander in all of this.
- In fact, Michael even helps out an innocent bystander caught in the crossfire.
- Perhaps this is not an unusual event, but this incident has extra urgency - a bystander says he is carrying a gun.
- Several bystanders witnessed the incident and said that the appellant appeared calm afterwards.
- The plaintiffs draw two distinctions between their position and that of spectators or bystanders.
- When these agents came on the scene, they gassed the innocent bystanders outside.
- He found the account of the trial that proved her an innocent bystander, since she was a minor.
- The road had not been closed and bystanders gathered to watch the events unfold.
- The place was surrounded by the police and the crowd of bystanders discussed the events.
- What about an innocent bystander who knows something but isn't actually carrying out an attack?
- It is also the bystanders who watch the incidents of bullying and do nothing to stop them.
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