In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(train/machine) ruidoso(machine/train) que hace mucho ruido(office/street) ruidoso(person/child/party) bullicioso(meeting) acaloradoit's so noisy in here — aquí hay tanto ruido
- they were very noisy in their opposition — se opusieron vehementemente
- The message will be put across that everyone has a right to protection from loud noisy neighbours.
- Robert Sabin stars as Alex, a college student seeking a quieter, more private living arrangement than the noisy college dorm.
- Really, the older I get, the less I like noisy smoky bars full of stupid drunk people.
- And homeowners say they would be overjoyed with just a single night's sleep - without being kept awake by loud music, barking dogs and noisy generators.
- It could also be used by planners to restrict noisy commercial development in areas free from excessive noise or to ensure new housing is sited further away from busy roads.
- Other main sources of noise for residents were nearby construction sites and noisy air-conditioners at commercial complexes or restaurants.
- The restaurants in Beihai are very noisy, with most people laughing and talking in loud voices.
- She turned to look at her friend and didn't see the car that came up behind her until it stopped in front of her, and then gave a very loud and noisy honk.
- Just then, an electronic school bell rang, and the boisterous hordes of noisy white kids started piling into the corridors and classrooms.
- The noisy clamor of men reacting far too late filled the air as they scuffled from side to side, screaming orders that no one particularly heard.
- With a smile David added: ‘She was very boisterous, and very noisy.’
- The road outside was busy and noisy - a source of dust and petrol fumes.
- She says that her fellow classmates were normally loud and noisy on the bus ride home.
- She can speak English but whispers in my ear rather than talking out loud in the noisy bar.
- I was suddenly aware of how noisy and rowdy the party was, and I noted the heavy smell of alcohol in the air.
- To say that his house was usually noisy, loud, and crowded would be an understatement.
- The gardens were full of noisy squawking ibises and ducks and bats.
- Girls are encouraged to be quiet, friendly, and mutually supportive, while boys are expected to be noisy, boisterous, and competitive.
- It didn't help that everyone there was excessively noisy and the music from the next office, louder than ever.
- It may not necessarily be the vehicle itself that is noisy; maybe the noise is from the tyres, the stereo, or whatever.
- He was surrounded by noisy and boisterous children as he sat motionless on his throne.
- There are a few points in our songs were we do get loud/noisy, but we do it in a dynamic way… we are very big on our dynamics.
- The generator was a loud, noisy thing, and we had to feed it with a never-ending supply of gasoline.
- There were wild celebrations among the Irish players and their noisy army of fans.
- The kitchen was loud and noisy, as usual, but it didn't take long for the usually cheerful cook to fix him a couple of plates.
- It was a really, really loud plane - incredibly noisy.
- I did think of taking down my guitar and seeing if my finger joints were up to the task of holding down the strings accurately enough to bang out something loud, mean and noisy.
- While the engine itself is not noisy, tyre, road and wind noise are all louder than one would like.
- It is very obvious from the many letters to these pages, and from the escalating number of complaints to the authorities, that noise and noisy neighbours are a major cause of distress.
- Gambians tend to be soft-spoken and gentle in demeanor, seeking to avoid noisy conflicts and striving toward quiet settlement of disputes.
- Seconds later, Levi barged into the room with a noisy clamor.
- Just as Jacob was about to tell Rupert something they all heard a very loud, noisy, and disturbing CRASH!
- It's a sign of our growing affluence that often where children once rode bicycles they now churn up paths on ear-splittingly noisy motorbikes.
- The room was bright and noisy, full of women talking excitedly.
- Front Street seemed too loud and noisy, and I wasn't in the mood.
- This is an umbrella term for a group of musicians in Japan whose music is primarily atonal, noisy, improvised and loud.
- You may need to take a noisy toddler outside to play or into another room.
- He acknowledged that the aircraft were noisy and that every effort would be made to minimise noise disturbance.
- Certainly, but it would be a lot easier to concentrate without all that noisy racket.
- When buying for children, look for toys which are noisy, and loud, and annoying.
- The activities complained of were not noisy, nor likely to attract attention.
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