In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1edificio, vehículo etc muy poco seguro
- These uncovered drains are a potential death trap for motorcyclists who are unaware of the problem.
- A metal fire escape that collapsed on a 14-year-old youth, killing him instantly, was riddled with rust and a death trap, it was revealed yesterday.
- Any vehicle, trailer or caravan with defective tyres is a potential death trap and we are determined to do all we can to remove them from the roads.
- Furious parents have pulled their children out of classes after a Colchester school was branded a potential death trap.
- Even a bucket with only a few inches of water at the bottom can be a death trap for a toddler who could fall into it head first.
- With no warning signs on either side and under poor lighting, the road is a death trap for motorists.
- The women said the waterlogged park behind their homes was a potential death trap to children in the area.
- This road is a death trap and drivers come round the bend far too fast.
- Kemp, on the other hand was not at all fazed by driving such a death trap.
- We were in a death trap, and the only real hope of survival for us all was to find our enemy and destroy him.
- A car park in York has been branded a potential death trap after a motorist narrowly avoided serious injury when a barrier crashed down on his head.
- We got together because of a genuine concern that the location of the proposed site is a death trap.
- The lack of proper road signage and safety measures on the highway during the four-laning work has made the road a potential death trap.
- The road is a nightmare and a potential death trap with vehicles skidding on the patchwork surface.
- But even a new airplane is a potential death trap with lazy maintenance.
- That road is a death trap and it's only a matter of time before other people who not as experienced could have serious problems.
- We have raised countless arguments about the proposed new site, as it is an absolute death trap.
- Back seats can be the death trap for unrestrained children and their parents or friends sitting up front.
- Heavy metal shutters which crushed a schoolboy to death as he played a daredevil game were branded a death trap by his mother at an inquest.
- Yes, the freight elevator's a bit of a death trap, so it's probably lucky that we weren't in it.
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