In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(stop)to come to a halt — pararse
- the car came to a sudden halt — el coche se detuvo de repente
- to bring sth to a halt — parar / detener algo
- When two siren-blaring ambulances screeched to a halt in front of Yashoda Superspecialities Hospitals, passers-by were alarmed.
- AAF resumed production last week after closing its operation for nine months due to a halt in the supply of gas from the Arun fields.
- Drainage activities ground almost to a halt as a result of a lack of funds.
- After a high speed chase lasting several minutes, the car left the road and slid to a halt.
- A police spokesman said on arrival in Valencia heavily-armed soldiers and police officers surrounded the area, bringing work at the quarries to a halt.
- While the inauguration of the mall was scheduled for 10.23 a.m., the crowd gathered an hour before bringing traffic movement to a halt.
- Homebuilding activity, forced to a halt during the war, instead of resuming remained at a standstill.
- This was necessary, he argues, in part because the physical and cognitive costs of trying to accommodate all the information that was produced would bring the lab to a halt.
- The Humvee made a hard right and jerked to a halt.
- On Monday, May 17, the BSE hit the bottom circuit of 10 per cent, twice leading to a halt in trading by three hours.
- All activity drew to a halt when Mom baked her cheesecake.
- Eventually, the party derails and Matty crashes to a halt.
- York motorists were hit with road chaos, as accidents and roadworks brought traffic to a halt, and panic-buying closed a busy petrol station.
- When a vehicle finally comes to a halt, it does so wherever the driver pleases, like a toddler falling asleep in the middle of the living-room floor.
- The 2001 U.S. recession brought Mexican growth to a halt, and foreign investors have begun moving production to lower cost locations in Asia.
- I for one, would love nothing more than a general stoppage which would bring production in the country to a halt!
- An epiphany strikes me with the magnificent glory of a holy intervention and instantly brings my seizure to a halt.
- As the breeze passed away, they came to a halt, breathing hard, straining to control the sound of their breathing.
- But Katrina has forced production in the state to come to a halt.
- But that is apparently as close as it got before the anomalous signal brought the activities to a halt.
- Among the victims was the Skipton to Ilkley line and about 80 stations and halts in the Aire and Wharfe valleys and in the Bradford area.
- There is a new suburban railway line with excellent little halts by Martin Despang, and a new station for intercity ICE trains has been built on the Berlin-Hanover line.
- In this article Weston Subedge was described as just a halt not a station.
- A new railway halt, with maybe an extension of the Dart electrification, would provide the necessary fast link to the city centre.
- There are five halts along the line with an occasional passing loop in the event of more than one train running at the same time.
1(vehicle) detenerse formal(vehicle) parar(person/troops) detenerse formalhalt! — ¡alto!
- Just as in the case of the failure of deficit spending, more consumption by household will not halt recessionary pressures.
- Because Clyde can't make it up some hills if he has to halt at certain stop signs, he has already been chastised for coming to a roll-stop by local police.
- Scorpio Rising is one rollercoaster rise that doesn't end until the album halts to a complete stop.
- American companies will, in the next few years, come under intense political pressure to halt the loss of jobs to India and China.
- Quite clearly, there is a job of work to be done in terms of our relationship with Indonesia to in some way check or halt this process.
- This will include driving at a maximum speed of 30 kilometres an hour and dropping off and picking up passengers only after buses have halted exactly at their stops.
- Before the flyovers were built, buses would halt at several stops on the road and this was convenient to many who lived or worked around these stops.
- A last-ditch bid to halt new charges being brought in for a car park at Holland-on-Sea has been thrown out.
- Then his fluent stride was halted when he broke the cannon bone in his right foreleg.
- However, the introduction of the euro will halt the practice that grew up under Milosevic regime of uncontrolled money printing, Krgovic said.
- She had pressed the bell indicating that she wanted the bus to halt at the next stop where she would disembark.
- Certainly, at both sets of stalls the procession would halt, garlands would be draped over the Brahmins and political candidates, and more coconuts cracked over the rath.
- The silence was broken as the warder hung the notices, the crowd rushed forward, blocking the road, halting the traffic, and sweeping the police aside.
- Orkney had protested that the scheme - to halt livestock shipping in winds of force five or more - would disrupt transportation for months.
- Thailand's Nation mass media group said Tuesday it has been pressured to halt radio and TV broadcasts of political news and commentaries.
- Once four or five trusses have formed, pinch out the main growing stem to halt the plant's growth.
- Nobody has ever succeeded in halting the terminal decline.
- The whispered conversation had halted momentarily upon his abrupt arrival, but began again.
- As water gushes down, its speed should be checked, slowly halted and made to glide and then its absorption should be facilitated, he says.
- But the protesters, who are increasingly determined to halt the spread of wind farms, are unconvinced.
1(vehicle/troops) detener formal(process) atajar(process) detener formal(work/production) interrumpir
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