In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He admitted giving the drugs to his girlfriend, a passenger in the car, which had been thrown out of the window during the chase.
- My mother is just happy that I'm on television and not in a car chase.
- A former driving instructor led police on a 17-minute chase at up to 120 mph in a powerful BMW sports car, a court heard.
- Two suspects who had fled the stolen car involved in the chase escaped and were being sought in a house-to-house search.
- From car and snowmobile chases to walking on the ceiling with modified shoes and infiltrating hidden laboratories, Cody has to use all his training to save the world - and maybe get the girl.
- The chase ended in just a few blocks, with the men crashing their car.
- The film begins quite promisingly, with a violent ambush on the gold shipment and a thrilling stagecoach chase.
- Police in Richardson, Texas, released incredible pictures today of a car chase and gun battle with three suspected bank robbers.
- Three days later police launched a second full-scale search for a suspected disqualified driver, resulting in a car chase through Trowbridge town centre.
- Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has indicated Malaysia might lodge a diplomatic protest over the boat chase.
- Police believe witnesses who saw the car either before the chase, during the pursuit or afterwards could have very important information.
- The acting inspector said he was confident the chase followed correct police procedure.
- The job the crew carries out is the audacious theft of a mafia safe full of gold they just about get away with, after a fairly thrilling chase through the canals of Venice.
- Thus followed a very hectic chase through the woods.
- A chase ensued; eventually the terrorists abandoned their car and ambushed a bus, taking 9 prisoners.
- The men forced one innocent motorist to write off his car during the chase through Kildare, the Curragh, New-bridge, Naas and Kilcullen.
- A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said six local youths, all under 18, were arrested following the chase.
- It's a truly inventive one-man show, that combines physical theatre, comedy, original music and even a car chase.
- A car chase in L.A. ends in an arrest, but not before a highway patrol officer missed a hard right turn and crashed through a building.
- A police van called to the house spotted a BMW and the stolen Mercedes heading in the opposite direction but the car got away after a brief chase.
2(hunting)the chase — la caza
1(follow, pursue)(thief) perseguir(thief) darle caza a(clients/new business) ir a la caza de(clients/new business) andar a la caza de(success) perseguir(success) ir en busca dethey're both chasing the same woman — ambos andan detrás de la misma mujer
- The graduates are among thousands of others chasing the same jobs each year to repay the spiralling costs of higher education.
- She eventually managed to break free and run home to her grandmother, who called the police. The man was later chased and caught by the girl's father.
- While the number of people on the roll went up, and in parts of New Zealand, people were chasing citizens around the streets to try to get them enrolled, it did not result in more people voting.
- It makes sense from a lender's point of view as it can chase two people for the full amount rather than one.
- When I forgot to inform the necessary people, they chased me down for the information.
- The two men then ran off, but Canulta was chased and caught.
- The five left, kept running up the spiral way, while some police chased after them.
- I even chased people up to make sure they had sent their slips off.
- A very useful and very welcome distraction from people chasing me for money.
- She chased after her, catching her by the back of her skirt and pulling her to a halt on the second stair.
- A debt-collection agency hired by the phone company to chase customers with overdue bills has been accused of using heavy handed techniques to recover money.
- No contest, really; and after doing some hard financial sums, I left the day job to chase a few dreams.
- He refused of course and the police chased after him.
- Do you ever have those days where it feels like all you're doing is nagging and chasing people up in order to get them to do the stuff they'd actually promised to do already?
- I got on my bike, called the police to report a kidnapping then chased after the car.
- He's been networking - chasing jobs and setting up lunches and talking about the golf he's been playing on the days he's not here.
- Scarborough Council recently appointed its own team of bailiffs to chase non-payers amid growing concern about a hard core of residents who are flouting the law.
- In February 2000 the Council of Mortgage lenders announced that its members had agreed voluntarily not to chase someone for a debt if they have not been contacted within six years.
- If we aren't interested in changing the way the country works, but only in chasing after an ebbing political tide, then we will earn nothing but ridicule.
- He eventually abandoned the vehicle and ran off, chased by the police officer, who caught him when he fell over.
- The first and only time I tried to do it outside I got caught and chased by a guy with a shot gun.
- We have found it harder to chase results compared to teams who have been put together over a long period of time.
- Two of them escaped on foot but a third was chased and caught by staff.
- She did not have the wherewithal to chase those people down, and, even if she did, she was unlikely to get recompense from them.
- The robbers hijacked a passing car but were chased and eventually caught.
- And people who spend their lives always chasing after pleasure have a good chance of attaining it.
- But it was not an easy track to victory, with 13 other teams chasing the big prize.
- I decide in that moment to quit my job and to chase adventure full-time.
- Opposition parties may chase votes by dividing communities for their own political ends.
- But then I feel like I'm chasing people up more and more to be able to do this.
- Many lenders are heavy users of the courts in chasing customers who have defaulted on mortgage repayments.
- I chased after him and caught up with him looking in a shop window.
- Hundreds of thousands of people of working age have also moved to the coast to chase the new jobs, although this has led to high levels of unemployment in many areas.
- Police arrived and the group fled across fields but were caught when police chased them using a helicopter.
- A radical change appears to be taking place in the workplace with employees chasing their dreams and seeking greater fulfilment.
- But are you saying that you often have to chase people when they're well past the due date?
- There is talk of the Revenue chasing these people down.
- Some highlights from the research shows that those firms looking beyond Dublin to get out of the traffic jams may not fare any better by chasing the rural idyll.
- We cannot be reduced to chasing people around who claim to speak for the party.
- The composure we saw against Italy at Hampden and against Norway in Oslo had gone, blown away by a visiting team chasing a cause.
- I chased after her and caught her left arm with my free hand, forcing her to stop.
- It was the media's decision to chase people down with cameras at home to try and get them or their families on tape.
- It's a contest where players' reputations will either be enhanced or tarnished as two strong teams chase glory.
- Revenues have nearly doubled to £49 million but losses have increased from £20 million to £37 million as it chases new customers.
- The two police cars that were chasing the car hit the gas tank.
- A one point Michael and Rachel are being chased by a police car whose flashing lights get knocked off.
- Police chased after him and one officer was hurt as they brought him to the ground, added Mr King.
- Unless you make a horrible screw-up, by and large you aren't chasing business day and night.
- Jones named an unchanged team to chase Australia's first series win in three years.
- If the police were chasing the grey car, it was highly irresponsible, what with it being rush hour.
- He agreed that it would be good practice to chase people up after two weeks or so in case they had forgotten.
- Armed police chased the youngster and the lookout across gardens before catching them.
- The woman found herself being chased by creditors after the Salvation Army member left the home he once shared with her in Walcot.
- Ohio State Police chased after a stolen BMW at speeds of up to 130 miles an hour.
- But that was far from the end of the action, with both teams chasing another goal as though their life depended on it.
- I spend a lot of time chasing people for information, and it hurts, I tell you.
- Performance is the only criterion by which a team chasing greatness can judge itself.
- Their new ally wanted to make sure that they wouldn't be chased after.
- There are neighbourhoods where they are chased out of.
- But they were ready to claim as many as 28 to 30 seats based upon a slogan of chasing the government loyalists out of office.
- The important thing is we do not chase jobs away from California.
- The birds were docile on the drive, so the TV people chased them across the road to get some shots of them crossing, being careful to stay out of shot themselves.
- I paused, letting it chase some of the night chill from my bones.
- Red tape chases companies overseas, out of Europe.
- He recounted that family, friends and relatives all chased him away and he has had no further contact with them.
- No one was injured during either robbery, the first of which saw the suspect being chased out of the shop empty-handed.
- If a shopkeeper chases pollsters out of his store at the mention of pedestrianization, do you mark him as ‘undecided’?
- They then chased the members into the courthouse yard.
- He said they were then chased out of the cemetery.
- The health care ‘reforms’ of the past seven years have chased tens of thousands of nurses and other health care workers out of the field.
- Peron was finally chased out of the country in 1955.
- Every time it ends up being even more of an ordeal than the previous time and I am really sick and tired of them to the point where I just feel like picking up a stick and chasing all of them out of my life.
- It didn't seem to matter how many times I chased her out of the room with a rolled up newspaper every time she mentioned it, she just kept rabbiting on about it.
- Of course, the university didn't condone his actions, but nobody contacted any authorities to chase him off campus.
- The occupant chased Akulukjuk out of the house.
- He's been chased out of the U.S., Great Britain and Canada, but seems to think his adopted homeland, Australia, is a safe haven.
- Skateboarders were chased out of local schools and parks.
1we chased after the thief — fuimos / salimos tras el ladrón
- to chase around after girls — ir / andar detrás de las chicas
- we chased all over the place looking for her — dimos vueltas por todas partes buscándola
1(engrave)(metal/silver) cincelar(metal/silver) grabar
- I'm not going to waste my time chasing that particular brass ring any longer.
- Both feature elaborately chased gold scrolls enhanced with enamel framing the painted enamel reserves.
- This is a gorgeous Victorian solid sterling silver vesta case with beautiful hand chased decoration and initialled cartouche.
- The gold foil is chased from the inside with details incised on the exterior.
- The swirling movement of the dense repoussé and chased decoration and the sinuous spout and handle are in perfect balance.
- The gold mounting is decorated with pearling and designed in a spiral pattern that has been heavily chased to give the effect of octopus tentacles.
- Another designed, cast, and possibly chased the feet, handle, and applied decoration.
- After casting, the best plaquettes were usually chiselled and chased, and either finished with a patina or gilt.
- Although the cast feet and applied rim ornament are in an ornate rococo revival style, the details are not chased.
- The bowl features ornate floral chased decoration.
- A third of all Roman brooches found in Britain have some applied decoration, and most of the rest have relief decoration that is cast in, chased, punched or engraved.
- A case in point is the repoussé and chased outer watchcase of the pair-case watch.
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