In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
verbo intransitivochugged, chugging
1the engine chugged up the hill — la locomotora subió la cuesta dando resoplidos
- the last runners came chugging around the corner — los últimos corredores dieron la vuelta a la esquina resoplando
- the project is chugging along — el proyecto sigue marchando
- From the island, a boat chugs out to meet the plane.
- Alan, our dive leader, had given us a brief history lesson as our boat chugged out of harbour.
- The train derails and chugs right off the side of the mountain, over the rusty iron rails and teetering wooden supports.
- As the train slowly chugged out of the station, her eyes filled with tears.
- Two battered motor vehicles chugged down one side of the street, throwing out huge clouds of dirty black smoke.
- I also don't mind hearing the tugs chugging up the Hudson.
- The engine chugged down the twisted road and Alex was thrown around like a doll.
- Ivy made a gulping sound as the car chugged forward.
- A moment later, the familiar striped vehicle came chugging down the street.
- The train was still chugging through the same landscape.
- Accompanied by a great deal of hooting, it jars into life and chugs uphill at a speed just a little faster than walking pace.
- The bus chugged on through Manor Park and Forest Gate, slowly filling up with Saturday morning shoppers.
- Sure enough, a train was chugging slowly towards them, belching steam up into the air.
- The lift itself was fine; I could hear it chugging up and down the shaft, and the door on the inside was certainly sliding open with the familiar crunch, but there was no way I could actually get in.
- But all too soon the boat had chugged slowly past St Mark's Square, into the Grand Canal and up to the small landing stage a short amble from our hotel.
- There is something about these sort of journeys, with the old carriages chugging along, that makes arriving at picturesque villages all the more enjoyable.
- Although boats chugged up and down the water on a regular basis (the river was a designated highway), road access was limited.
- A TRAIN chugs out of the railway station.
- His big, black Chevy Tahoe 1500 chugs up a hill toward Ross-Ade Stadium.
- Manda noticed the front door was opened, and she heard a faint sound of a motorboat, chugging through the water.
- The intermittent chug of a passing taxicab momentarily scathed Lincoln's vision, but undeterred she preached on to a deaf society.
- We slowly trolled round a series of sunken Islands and under water ridges, only the constant chug of the outboard could be heard as evening slowly approached.
- We would have aborted at a relatively low speed, long before the chug notified us of our engine trouble.
- But if you like the leisurely chug of the old ferries, they still exist, and cost half as much as their speedier cousins.
- Our maintenance crew drove over the ‘hill’ from San Diego and determined the chugs had resulted from a loose engine-intake housing.
- She brushed aside branches, following the chug of an unseen train that got louder and louder until finally, another whistle sounded into the air.
- Only the chug of the engine breaks the silence until we find open water.
- Cobalt blue water lies around every bend and at dawn you'll have the chug chug of the lobster fleet for an alarm clock.
- AS THE chug of a train rumbles overhead, Andy Arnold takes a seat amid the lunchtime bustle of the Arches theatre bar in Glasgow's city centre.
- With no cars allowed within the walls of this ancient settlement, both hotels make for ideal retreats, with only the sound of the sea to lull you asleep and the chug of fishing boats to wake you each morning.
verbo transitivochugged, chugging
- It made recycling very easy to find, and if you wanted to just stand there and chug your drink, it was very easy to then recycle the bottle.
- Bray chugs his beers and brags of the large amounts of meat he can eat.
- I was rather thirsty and I hadn't had much to eat all day so I chugged the carbonated beverage down in a hurry.
- I really should stop chugging coffee and then use every idea that pops into my head.
- Glasses clinked, husky men arm-wrestled in the back, and a group of burly women chugged their beer and laughed at us as we entered.
- Jenny chugged the drink, pulled a face, and then set the mug down.
- Whenever the ball lands in a player's cup, he has to chug a beer.
- I moved two steps to my left and into the designated drinking zone, chugged the beer and was about to toss the water bottle into a large black plastic rubbish sack, when the guard's companion urged me to reconsider.
- Unfortunately, I hate black jelly beans, and I thought it tasted nasty, so I wound up chugging my drinks, which is really not the point of absinthe.
- Neither of them ever taught me to shave, shoot or chug a beer.
- Bringing the bottle to his mouth he began to chug the alcohol, looking for a way to remove the pain and guilt he felt.
- As soon as they went outside Emma got all excited and chugged a drink that was in her pocket.
- ‘I might get another agent next year,’ he muses, chugging coffee in a nearby cafe.
- I'm more than happy to inhale a bag of chips, chug beer, and crunch the empty can between my palm and my forehead.
- He didn't hear me, he was too busy chugging from his bottle of beer and groping the girl nearest him.
- The average American chugs 400 glasses of milk a year.
- Vinny brought the plastic cup of beer to his mouth and tipped his head back, gulping nervously, chugging the entire beverage in just a few slurps.
- But in other parts of the world, consumers with small iceboxes chug their milk from a rectangular drink box kept in the pantry.
- Whether you like to chug beer at parties or prefer a glass of wine with dinner makes a big difference when it comes to your health, three recent studies confirm.
- With that, I chugged my first beer, gagging on the taste.
- People laughed and chugged their ale and wine, while playing darts and talking.
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