In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sensation, craze)furor masculinoto cause a furor — hacer furor
- the new star is causing a furor — la nueva estrella está haciendo furor / causando sensación
- The whole furore happened when the public hadn't heard the song.
- Unfortunately for the government, its sensitivity over Tung's public standing has been brought into focus by a furor over a researcher's freedom to gauge popular opinion.
- The BBC news site today has a surprisingly long article on the current furore surrounding London postcodes.
- Both have maintained they have been hard-done by and both have stirred up a public furore over whether they are the victims of the justice system.
- The stalling of the project has caused a public furore in Waitara, which has high levels of unemployment.
- The public furore over the future of the road continued on Monday as residents voiced their views at a public meeting.
- Recent events like the Enron scandal and the furor over campaign finance are evidence that not much has changed and that politics and wealth inevitably interact and often conflict.
- In the public furore that followed that comment, Abbott retreated from this position.
- And while much has been made of the video's effects on a shocked Serbian public, it remains to be seen where that public will stand once the furor recedes.
- Oh, heavens to Betsy, what a furor, what a to-do, what a downright brouhaha.
- The troubled history of Egyptian - Iraqi relations was an added reason for both the public and press furor.
- They are hoping to take advantage of the public anger and media furor generated by the first of Gomery's two reports.
- Town leaders did not raise a furor, and dozens of families stood outside their homes watching the convoy as it rolled toward the battle site.
- Rather than promoting careful analysis of the ruling and rational debate, pronouncements by religious and political leaders magnified public furor.
- The authorities were worried about a public furor, and suggested the incident was caused by a lightning strike.
- ‘The media furor over Kerrey's role in Vietnam has been very limited, and is now beginning to abate,’ we wrote.
- The publication of the government's submission provoked another public furore.
- They chose to keep mum then and now are raising a furore over bad roads.
- It caused such a furor among the seniors when they realized what it would cost, that they rebelled so loudly that we had to come back and repeal it almost immediately.
- Now, the day after I see uproar, furor and indignant articles across the various news sites I read.
2(uproar)escándalo masculinoto cause a furor — provocar un escándalo
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