In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fire)the building was a blazing inferno — el edificio estaba totalmente envuelto en llamas / ardía como una hoguera
- And so we poured gas down every cavernous hole we found, and then exploded them with torches, setting the caves on fire like raw infernos.
- The worst inferno during that spate swept into the national capital of Canberra, where it razed 500 homes and killed four people.
- Dozens of local residents rang the fire brigade as the inferno ripped through the offices and warehouse area.
- Crews fought the flames for 15 minutes before getting the inferno under control but had to remain at the scene for 90 minutes.
- When she glanced down at the hole, the whole bottom floor was a burning inferno, and the flames were jumping up.
- A huge inferno swept through the scene and raged for several days.
- Officers spent nearly three hours battling with the inferno before they could bring the fire under control.
- These fires were not catastrophic infernos but rather a life-giving natural event for the forest.
- Within approximately 15 minutes, firefighters managed to control the inferno.
- More than 60 fire fighters tackled an inferno at a former tannery in Otley last night.
- It's an explosive mix that has turned normal fires into ferocious infernos.
- It took four hours for 17 firefighters and officers to control the inferno and carry out salvage work on the 15 by eight metre room.
- The sound of helicopters and sirens could be heard as the emergency services turned out to bring what was a raging inferno under control.
- Firefighters fought for over an hour to control the inferno in the city's center.
- What was once a calm working environment had become a burning inferno in just one burst of flame.
- By this time the fire had become an inferno and tyres were exploding around them.
- The cool, moist ocean breezes replaced the hotter and drier Santa Ana wind that had whipped fires into raging infernos at the weekend.
- A police helicopter also circled the site, sending images of the inferno down to fire crews to help them tackle the blaze.
- We certainly didn't want to turn a fire into an inferno, but we were sitting in a burning jet.
- Breathing apparatus, three jets, foam and two ground monitors were used to get the inferno under control.
2literario(hell)averno masculino literarioinfierno masculino
- This guy appeared among the enchanters in the eighth circle of Hell in Dante's Inferno, so he must have been almighty.
- It's hell, the real thing, the genuine Inferno.
- Dante put him in the 9th Circle of Hell in The Inferno because he was the first one to put his own face on the money he produced.
- That would be like asking Dante to traverse his Inferno again.
- As we have already seen, Dante's guide through Inferno or Hell, was the Roman poet and pagan, Virgil.
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