In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(bear, take)(case/book) llevarhelp me carry this into the hall — ayúdame a llevar esto a la sala
- I can't carry this, it's too heavy — no puedo cargar con esto, pesa demasiado
- she was carrying her baby in her arms — llevaba a su hijo en brazos
- we half carried, half dragged him toward the exit — lo llevamos casi a rastras hacia la salida
- I've been carrying the book around for weeks — llevo semanas con el libro a cuestas
- Two people brought him, carrying him and helping him along, wrapped in a thick plaid blanket that we took off.
- Her people had to carry water from a meagre source three ridges away.
- Most people carried their groceries, or came prepared with their own carts.
- He bandaged the man's wounds and carried him to an inn where he nursed him through the night.
- There were a lot of people carrying others into rescue transport vehicles.
- They knew they'd have to move fast and carry the wounded men back, so they didn't want to take along any more weight than necessary.
- They have never known how much fun can be had simply by watching your caddy struggle to carry two golf bags, a cooler box, a portable braai and two hunting rifles.
- Back to bucket carrying on the course - people are still not obeying a rule which applies to golfers carrying their golf bags.
- When one went down, the other picked him up and carried him wounded.
- Finally I woke up being carried from the train by my father in the dark.
- I have a false leg now but it takes me a while to move around and carrying things is difficult.
- Sure enough, there was a white moving van and people carrying boxes to the house.
- He carried her into the medic tent and gently laid her on one of the cots.
- Often unsure, he seems to rely on Lucky for more than just fetching his stool and carrying his bag.
- He quickly moves off, carrying a sack of candles with him.
- At the end of the service the coffin is being carried out when it is accidentally bumped against a wall.
- The first job on washday was to carry water from the pump, and heat in huge vats on the stove.
- Shrugging, Cameron picked up the luggage and carried it as they moved through the lobby.
- The teenager was carrying a surfboard and moved on quickly.
- The two wounded demonstrators were carried by people near them to nearby houses.
1.2(have with one)llevar encimahe never carries any money — nunca lleva dinero encima
- Many BPO personnel do not carry mobile phones in their pockets and whip them out when it rings.
- From his correspondence, the guilt he carried became obvious.
- Keeping an eye on belongings is a hassle for those venturing out for the first time, but they soon learn that the secret is to travel light, and carry nothing except essentials.
- The visual processing power we carry around with us is enormous, and the right image can go a long way to prove a key point or leave a lasting impression on a colleague.
- As if that's not enough to bring the whole party down, one of the politicians also carries a terrible medical secret.
- Of course, it also helps if you put your name and contact information on everything you carry.
- The deeply spiritual actress makes no secret of the fact that wherever she goes she carries a small, gold amulet - a gift from her Guru in Malaysia and a potent symbol of his protection.
- In my day we wore medium-grey suits and school ties, and carried just enough money for the bus fare home.
- As ever more people carry bank cards instead of cash in their wallets, thieves have shifted their attention to the small but expensive mobile phones.
- The story is told through three sisters who still carry the effects, wounds and insecurities of a broken home and childhoods that lacked any real parenting.
- I know there are the big fold out credit card wallets but I'm running out of pockets and I can't quite bring myself to carry a handbag.
- They are stubborn enough to carry their grudges a long time.
- He said it was ‘very unusual’ for someone to be carrying such a large amount of money.
- However, millions of people carry other premium credit and charge cards.
- So be very careful about what information you carry around in your wallet.
- PC Weston added the police would not seize people for simply carrying bottles of beer or wine in the street.
- I carry a donor card, and I'm certain that when you die, that's it.
- Many people today carry a range of portable electronic devices, each with its own keypad, speaker, display, processing unit and power supply.
- People carry their phones with them everywhere.
- In Basra, satellite dishes have sprung up on many homes, there are luxury cars on the roads and ordinary people now carry mobile phones.
1.3(be provided with)tenerour products carry a five-year guarantee — nuestros productos tienen una garantía de cinco años
- the symbol is carried on the firm's trucks — los camiones tienen / llevan el símbolo de la compañía
- every pack carries the logo of the company — todos los paquetes vienen con / traen el logotipo de la compañía
- the ships carry nuclear weapons — los buques están equipados con / dotados de armas nucleares
- nowadays the word carries sinister overtones — hoy en día la palabra conlleva / tiene connotaciones siniestras
- The process carries with it ethical implications - for example, loss of researchers' time and impairments in the quality of data collected.
- Both the ThinkPad and Latitude carry Pentium M branding; the Toshiba is a full Centrino product.
- But for any product carrying the Perry's brand name, the mix is vat pasteurized.
- Meanwhile, it emerged that failing to tell the Government when you move house will carry a fine of up to £1,000 under Mr Blunkett's identity card plans.
- Thus, the experience of being rejected by peers carries with it a set of experiences and consequences that contribute to subsequent conduct problems.
- But the new strategic move carries significant risk.
- A burst aneurysm carries a 90 per cent death rate and is the third most common cause of sudden death in the UK.
- Farmers, advocates and ordinary shoppers all share the view that organics' move to the mainstream carries both benefits and risks.
- It was introduced because we identified a consumer need for a low-carbohydrate and low calorie beer that still has a taste refined enough to carry the Michelob family name.
- However, the incident was spotted by referee Mike Riley who sent him off for violent conduct which carries with it an automatic three-match penalty.
- The former lord chancellor notes that the bill carries with it the worst of unintended consequences.
- All of their windows carry a ten-year guarantee.
- Such a move would be unprecedented in American history, and carries considerable political risk.
- All handguns are banned and illegal possession of a firearm now carries a mandatory five-year sentence.
- Nonetheless, out-of-wedlock pregnancy continued to carry a very significant stigma.
- The trains, which all carry the name Thameslink Cityflier, were expected to offer a full service by today.
- Realize that every mistake carries with it a negative consequence.
- Screening a patient for an illness carries with it the implicit promise that we can make a difference by treating the illness.
- Such moves carry the potential for a ‘dangerous, objectionable and foolish response’ from China, he said.
- Once again, this strategic shift in direction carried both costs and benefits.
- Despite being placed at the start of the season this tournament carries the largest prize money of any junior tournament in Ireland or England.
- It is also the option that carries the greatest future risk to the provision of local services.
- I am conscious that the color of my skin carries privilege that may wound, a lightness that can betray.
- And anything a school administrator bans carries with it the implicit threat of discipline. One student reports being threatened with expulsion, the principal denies it.
1.4(be pregnant with)when I was carrying my first child — cuando estaba embarazada / encinta de mi primer hijo
- According to their testimony, they didn't want to have the twins she was carrying.
- I was carrying a bigger baby than in my previous pregnancies.
- He is a good friend of the couple and is the father of the twins the woman is carrying by in vitro fertilization.
- Kate and Richard both denied that the twins she carried were his but everyone knew that it was the case.
- But first lets get an update on our baby twins who were carried by a surrogate.
2.1(convey)(goods/passengers) llevar(passengers/goods) transportar(passengers/goods) acarrearthe car can carry four people — el coche tiene cabida para cuatro personas
- she was carried along by the crowd — fue arrastrada por la multitud
- as fast as his legs would carry him — tan rápido como pudo
- It carries 27,000 commuters daily and sells about 14,000 annual season tickets.
- European ships and the people they carried brought previously unknown diseases to the Americas and the Pacific.
- A van driver suspected of illegally carrying waste materials and then dumping the mess could have their truck crushed unless they admit to being the owner.
- The Mughal army was known to have hundreds of carts carrying cushions and carpets for the tents of the monarch.
- It was led by the pipe band followed by an open top car carrying the Carnival Queen and the Lord Mayor.
- A bus carrying the players left the sports stadium mid-afternoon.
- They also kept cattle, which were used as transport to carry bedding and supplies between settlements.
- It seemed obvious that not all ten billion people could leave - there just weren't enough ships to carry everyone.
- Several lorries would be required to carry the mail which is now carried in one train.
- The ambulance carrying the body moved away slowly, as he walked under the crime scene tape.
- Tragedy struck when the transport ship carrying the 33 children crashed.
- The bus was carrying retired workers - mainly women - from a clothing factory.
- The train carrying the Cork team to Dublin constantly ran out of steam and tedious journeys of nine hours became the norm.
- With its low-slung frame, the truck can be carried aboard military transport planes and deployed anywhere in the world.
- The fleet carries passengers across the West Yorkshire network from Leeds to destinations including York, Harrogate and Sheffield.
- On and on and on they marched, until finally there came a stream of carts and wagons carrying supplies and parts of instruments of siege.
- Magistrates heard how hours before one of his friends was allegedly knocked down by a van carrying Ipswich fans.
- The Air Force offloaded the airplanes carrying supplies and brought the cargo to the central receiving point.
- Towing trailers allows the combat systems to move forward carrying critical supplies.
- Charter planes carry freight, fresh produce, staff and equipment but no commercial fish product.
2.2(channel, transmit)(sewage/oil/water) llevarblood carries oxygen to all parts of the body — la sangre lleva el oxígeno a todas las partes del cuerpo
- overhead cables carry 10,000 volts — por los cables aéreos pasa una corriente de 10.000 voltios
- the wind carried her voice to him — el viento le hizo llegar su voz
2.3(disease) ser portador defoxes carry the virus — los zorros son portadores del virus
- Domestic dogs carry and transmit human diseases, including viral, bacterial, and parasitic diseases.
- Scientists say that one in every three ticks carries Lyme disease, so a decrease in tick numbers could have a significant effect on reducing the illness in humans.
- We'd like to let you have those vines growing in Australia, but it can't be done, they might be carrying infectious plant diseases.
- Increasing temperatures will aid the spread of water-borne diseases, and those carried by insects, it predicts.
- Condoms work by preventing contact between body fluids which carry sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.
- Foxes also carry and transmit several diseases, eat and spread seeds from noxious weeds, and kill livestock.
- Cats carry the disease Toxoplasmosis, which can be transmitted to the bandicoots and is often fatal.
- Pigeons carry 60 very nasty diseases as well as ruining our buildings and dirtying our pavements with their droppings.
- If a patient carries an infectious disease, for example, then a doctor might put the interest of the community above that of the individual concerned and have the patient forcibly quarantined.
- It spread among towns, carried by animals, and could infect anyone at any time, in any way.
- However, no matter where you live, check for ticks often, because they carry several harmful diseases.
- Insects and the diseases they carry have always accounted for too many casualties during wartime.
- It is possible to do a genetic test on an unborn baby early in pregnancy, if one of the parents carries the Huntington's disease.
- The problem also has serious implications for all who use the Scottish hills, including walkers and climbers, since some ticks carry the dangerous Lyme disease.
- In some parts of the country ticks may carry a bacterial infection which can cause Lyme disease in an infected person.
- One of every five people carry a sexually transmitted disease in the United States.
- Fleas and ticks can carry diseases that may be easily passed to children.
- Like dengue, which is also carried by mosquitoes, there is no treatment for the disease.
- One theory suggested by medical investigators is that infected people may carry the disease without suffering extreme symptoms.
- Others carry deadly diseases like malaria, encephalitis and yellow fever.
2.4to carry conviction — ser convincente
- as a witness, she doesn't carry conviction — como testigo no es convincente / no convence
- The Chancellor of the Exchequer appears to have carried the Cabinet in his opposition to such a step.
- No candidate has won the popular vote without carrying Roman Catholics.
- It is impossible to conjecture what might have happened, had the Governor-General failed to carry the electorate with him at this crisis.
- He was doing everything right. Yet he lost, failing even to carry the voters who elected him twice as mayor.
3.1(support)(weight) soportar(weight) resistir
- Because one side of his body is stronger or more dominant than the other, a horse also tends to carry a little more weight on one front foot than on the other.
- This was after all the legendary Green Bridge that carries Mile End Park over the busy A11, complete with grass and trees.
- Many new concrete structures are designed to include long spans and carry heavy loads.
- Of the 10 York bridges which carry roads over railway tracks, six cross the East Coast main line, two cross the Scarborough line and two cross the Harrogate line.
- This shape allowed a much greater weight to be carried when compared to a Norman rounded arch.
- The retired health and safety officer and governor of Ashchurch Primary School was looking at a display of the proposals for the new bridge and associated road works to carry the A6 over the railway line at Ashchurch.
- The entire body weight is thus carried by the thumbs and the big toe, even as the bones of the rest of the body are cracking with pain.
- The Queen Elizabeth team designed Howards Aqueduct, to carry the canal over the A590 dual carriageway.
- A three-span bridge will carry the road over Semington Brook and an aqueduct will be built to take the Kennet and Avon canal over the bypass.
- First, below the lowest terrace, four piers carry much of the weight of the first floor.
- Huge precast concrete beams which will carry the A64 over a new underpass at Copmanthorpe, near York, were hoisted into place yesterday.
- For those with osteo-arthiritis, she suggests swimming and water exercises, because in the water one does not have to carry one's body weight.
- It did not look sturdy enough to carry both Katrina and I at once.
- Women skilfully carry heavy loads on their heads.
- It has long meant a story told in a hundred words: a structure as light and strong as a balloon that can carry its own weight a thousand times over.
- And where the canal had been reduced to a mere pipeline, new bridges were built to carry walkers over the now brimming waterway.
- It is a quite a high bridge and it looks as if it may carry a road over a stream.
- Meanwhile, plans were being finalised yesterday for the placing of massive 90-tonne beams to carry a flyover over the Kinsale Road roundabout.
- Here you'll find the Green Bridge, a Millennium funded project which is actually a yellow bridge carrying Mile End Park over the main road.
- When I had taken all the firewood creme de la creme the van could way beyond reasonably carry, I inched on up to the house and added it all to the pile.
3.2(take responsibility for)(cost/blame) cargar con
- It requires that all trials have a single sponsor, who carries full responsibility and liability, including covering the costs of all drugs or devices used in a study.
- This part of the judgment is concerned with an assessment of the degree of responsibility which the company must carry for that loss.
- Every individual carries a certain mutual responsibility to carry out these tasks according to his or her abilities.
- He should carry some of the blame for that too.
- The people who do the most important work and carry the biggest responsibility have to receive the largest remuneration, too.
- Sewing machine and fabric store owners carry an even higher responsibility and have more at stake.
- He knows that he carries much of the responsibility for his latest club's current underachievement.
- The Government must carry the blame for big council tax increases.
- Gaelic football is a massive commitment for every player but a midfielder carries the greatest responsibility of all.
- No faith can be defined by its fringes, but every faith must carry some responsibility for its extremists.
- Well the newspaper must carry some responsibility here.
- We have to accept the responsibility that we carry as a great power to help those who need it.
- The root causes of crime are to a large extent social, and in one sense we all carry some of the blame for them.
- She said colleges should carry the blame for the dull way they taught catering.
- He must carry responsibility for the decision that may well have cost them the match.
- The media should carry social responsibilities.
- Her friends say she shouldn't carry any significant blame.
- And he says the apathy of drivers, who have been unwilling to help since the foot and mouth epidemic two years ago, must carry some of the blame.
- Alpha females should carry some of the blame for their unwanted single status.
- These leaders who are responsible for misleading the multitudes must carry the blame when an uncontrollable political upheaval ensues.
3.3(sustain)the lead actress carried the play — la protagonista sacó la obra adelante
- we can't afford to carry any passengers — no nos podemos permitir el lujo de tener gente que no produzca
- The fans help carry the game.
- Unfortunately none of the other characters were funny enough to carry the show.
- Cheadle is a likeable actor who has done good work in the past, but he has yet to carry a movie on the strength of his performance.
- The actress seems to be carrying the whole movie on her own; the performances of the other players are not disappointing, but they lack a suitable script to develop their characters.
- Unfortunately the mystery is not suspenseful or for that matter interesting enough to carry the plot on it's own.
- Though she is a good enough actress to carry the show on her strong shoulders, she's surrounded by a great cast and characters.
- While the lyrics have the potential to carry the album on their own, the music elevates it to a far greater level.
4(involve, entail)(responsibility) conllevar(consequences) acarrear(consequences) traer aparejadocrimes of this nature carry a high penalty — este tipo de delito trae aparejada una pena grave
- this account carries 10% interest — esta cuenta produce / da un interés del 10%
- each question carries 10 points — cada una de las preguntas vale 10 puntos
- the measure carries the threat of job losses — la medida encierra la amenaza de la pérdida de puestos de trabajo
5(extend, continue)if we carry this line further — si prolongamos esta recta
- the fighting was carried over the border — la lucha se extendió más allá de la frontera
- The first person to really carry forward his ideas was Philippe de la Hire.
- Such wide interests, however, often prevented him from carrying some of his projects to completion.
- The same idea must be carried further and applied not only to the Logos himself, but to the other persons of the holy Trinity.
- Do you want this development to be carried forward in a people-friendly and environmentally sound manner?
- He has assumed responsibility for carrying through the matter he has entered upon.
- He carried the project through the first flight of the prototype in January 1949.
- His most influential interpreter carried his ideas further, even to the justification of regicide.
6.1(gain support for)(bill/motion) aprobarshe carried her point — hizo prevalecer su argumento
- Amendments were lost and the motion that all negotiations be broken off was carried with nine votes for and three against.
- All other appeals are to be formally debated and carried by a vote of the entire workforce through a secret ballot.
- Their proposal requires a two-thirds majority - eight votes - to be carried.
- If member states had agreed that the treaty could be carried by a majority vote, that would be one thing.
- The decision was bitterly controversial and was carried by Republican Party majorities alone.
- The Referendum looks on course to receive a big Yes vote and be carried with relative ease.
- Both bills were vigorously contested by the opposition but carried by large majorities.
- Following an amount of bickering a vote was taken on the amendment and was carried by five votes to one.
- The substantive motion was then voted on, and carried by a massive majority.
- The motion was then put to the meeting and carried by fifteen votes to three with five abstentions.
- In the event a motion to continue was carried by three votes.
- Doctors are tomorrow expected to agree a date for a ballot, which is likely to be carried by a strong majority.
(win)(city/constituency) hacerse con
7.1(stock)(model) tener(model) vender
- You can find tart cherry juice in health-food stores and many supermarkets, while gourmet stores often carry dried cherries.
- This meant that their tapes would be carried by chain stores such as Wal-Mart and Kmart.
- If you can pay a little more, department stores carry popular (and, yes, more expensive) scents.
- Even if that store doesn't carry what you want, the buyer should know where to find it.
- Many grocery stores carry or will order pure sauerkraut juice.
- Now, large supermarkets carry as many as 20,000 different food items on their shelves.
- Online bridal stores also carry the latest styles with the most competitive and reasonable prices.
- It will continue to stock its usual range of goods, but will also carry a wider range of Fairtrade and organic lines.
- On the other hand, many health food stores carry treats made from whole grain flours, organic vegetables and oils.
- Many supermarkets now carry organic tinned pulses that are an excellent option.
- Most health food stores carry at least one brand and you can probably find it online. There are two main types of coconut oil.
- Many grocery stores are carrying buffalo these days, so be sure to ask.
- Many large grocery stores and specialty foods stores carry ready-to-eat, gluten-free grain products.
- Most craft stores carry plain wooden file boxes for painting and decorating.
- All of these stores carry everything you could need in organic produce and groceries.
- The store in Manchester carries the most stock, I believe?
- There may be a few high-end stores carrying some previously unavailable rare items, but most stores today carry mainly standard brands and little stock.
- It also has a water sports shop that carries everything you need to purchase or rent for water fun activities, and can also arrange for water skiing or kayak rental.
- We carry the largest stock of antique silver in the country.
- The shop carries four exclusive cosmetic ranges.
(include)(letter/story/interview) traer(story/letter/interview) publicar
- Yesterday state newspapers carried only brief reports of his death.
- The local radio station carried hourly reports of the event, and thousands of people from across the region have signed petitions.
- Newspapers and radio stations will carry adverts warning that the drug is harmful to health.
- BBC Radio 4 and radio news bulletins will also carry similar coverage throughout the day.
- A few newspapers did carry the story but wildly distorted the facts, greatly upsetting the brothers.
- Most of the main daily newspapers carried straight reports of the event, which drew thousands onto the streets of Dublin on Sunday.
- Racing was the chief betting sport, the newspapers carrying detailed accounts of the odds and the results.
- If you live in a large city, your local newspaper may carry advertisements for clinical trials at nearby research centers.
- The newspapers have carried news agency reports of the New York Times article in their inside pages.
- Newspapers yesterday carried reports of a string of other women who claim to have had relations with the England captain.
- Be sure to become familiar with the type of news the newspaper or stations carry.
- The new deal ensures that commentary from every league and cup match can be carried by the station.
- Satellite television carries cricket, football and rugby every day of every week.
- By the next day the press had got wind of the story and the newspapers were carrying stories about the teenager who was going to launch an airline.
- After all, if it wasn't in the public interest, why did newspapers carry the story or print his letter?
- The British press and wire services carried a far different and more complex story.
- I'll see whether any of the mainstream newspapers have carried a more detailed report.
- Television stations that carry investigative programs should also be given more leeway to pursue stories at different levels.
- The Times newspaper carried an article today about music played at funerals.
- Each of the five stations will carry BBC World Service's news, science, music and cultural programmes.
8(of bearing)to carry one's head erect — llevar la cabeza erguida
9Matemáticasllevar(se)carry 1 — (me) llevo 1
- Carry the first number of the product above the numbers in the next column to the left.
- If ever you get a sum bigger than 10, then write down the units digit of the sum and remember to carry anything over into your next pair to add.
- Then, like a line of dominoes, the nines turn into zeros as we carry one back and back.
- Write down the last digit and carry the other digit, if any, working right-to-left.
- We can place the 2 in our answer line and carry the 1 to the tens column.
1(in bearing)she carries herself well — tiene buen porte
- But when you stood, there was a pride to the way you carried yourself.
- They are invariably alone and carry themselves with a quiet, contented air, all-knowing wise men whose eyes hint at some deep reservoir of hidden knowledge within.
- It's also about how they carry themselves and how they get along with others.
- You don't have to be the best-looking guy, but carry yourself with some style and like you care about yourself.
- ‘It's all about how you carry yourself,’ she says, before heading inside.
- You carry yourself with finesse and are relaxed in groups.
- When we lose our humor, our whole demeanor changes - our tone of voice, how we move and carry ourselves, our facial expressions.
- You can see it in the French team right now; the young guys are exemplary in the way they carry themselves and the way they play.
- He carries himself like a street reporter, ready to move fast or stand still for hours, and squirms at any attention others give to the man holding the pen.
- She studied the way he carried himself, the way he moved, and even the rhythm of his breathing.
- The way he carries and conducts himself also stands apart.
- I respected the way they performed in the ring, and the way they carried themselves.
- He is disarming, humble, genuinely and immediately friendly and has a way of carrying himself, in front of a camera or in the flesh, which immediately puts you at ease.
- Their attractiveness lies not so much in their appearance as in the way they carry themselves and behave.
- She taught us how to carry ourselves, how to speak with respect, how to cope with any event.
- Never arrogant or boastful, they stand their ground and carry themselves with authority.
- She liked the way they dressed, the way they carried themselves, and everything she thought they stood for.
- From the way you speak and the way you carry yourself, you are a very confident girl.
- Equally important is how staff carry themselves, their posture and how they groom themselves.
- Toward the end of the night I really think I was carrying myself differently.
2(behave)comportarseactuarshe carried herself well in a difficult situation — supo desenvolverse bien en una situación difícil
1sound carries further in the mountains — en la montaña los sonidos llegan más lejos
- her voice carries well — su voz tiene mucha proyección
- the arrow carried beyond the target — la flecha siguió más allá del blanco
- He could hear the sound of voices carrying from the inside of the room.
- The sound carries through to the next-door neighbour's, or downstairs, and that is giving rise to complaints.
- Quiet laughter carried across the water and I looked to see a group of girls dash across the bridge at the other end of the park.
- Certainly she didn't intend to eavesdrop, but the sound carried across the lobby.
- The girls' hysterical laughter carries above the roar of the water.
- Over the cheers, the sound of a young boy's voice carried to his ears.
- Her voice was strained but carried clearly in that room, a voice trained to reach the back rows in the theater.
- The rest of the Councilors stopped talking to hear as his voice carried to the back of the room.
- Emily broke from her journey of reminiscence and concentrated on the sounds carrying from the first floor.
- In the silence and still air sound carries surprisingly clearly.
- He didn't realize his voice had carried to the woman sitting opposite Alex.
- The sounds of a scream carried up from the lower floor.
- His voice carried to every corner of the lawn.
- His voice carried to her easily and Alice was on her feet immediately.
- Though it was impossible for the General's voice to carry to the far reaches of the base, it wasn't long before Simmons hurried into the room and came to a shaky halt before the General.
- She tosses it to me through the doorway before closing it, the sound of her laughter carrying easily through.
- Despite raising his voice as best he could without shouting, it barely carried to the top of the hall.
- The Old Town was quiet today, only the occasional distant gunshot carrying across the river.
- The sound of voices carried to them from the eastern side of the island.
- Boots clicked against the stone floor, their echo carrying down the still hall as the Prince paced with frustration.
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