In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(place)Golden Square, the scene of violent demonstrations — Golden Square, escenario de violentas manifestaciones
- the scene of the crime — el lugar del delito/crimen
- the police were on the scene within minutes — la policía llegó al lugar de los hechos en pocos minutos
- to appear / come on the scene — aparecer
- a change of scene — un cambio de aires / de ambiente
- to set the scene (for sth) — situar la escena (de algo)
- a meeting to set the scene for the conference — una reunión para sentar las bases de la conferencia
- Police were quickly on the scene when the day centre's alarm went off at 12.30 pm on Sunday.
- They were the first people on the scene after the incident.
- Officers also received a call from a member of the public who spotted the youths fleeing the crime scene.
- The estate, located on the main Kilkenny road out of the town, was the scene of a crash the week after Christmas.
- As part of the operation a squad car will patrol Southend centre and west of the town to get to the scene of street robberies within minutes.
- The student at the university lives in a street overlooking the scene of the shooting.
- The equipment will therefore be used at the scene of any major incident, such as road or rail crashes involving many injured people.
- Rescue workers were on the scene in the Alpine town of Bramberg working to free eight people trapped in the wreckage.
- Earlier this summer city centre nightclubs were the scene of two gangland-style drive-by shootings involving handguns.
- A controversial town centre pub, which has been the scene of three shootings, wants to extend its opening hours.
- We'll hear from reporters on the scene in Iraq's capital city and a lot more.
- The air ambulance, which was already in the area, was first on the scene and landed on the road after police closed it off.
- A CNN reporter, she is on the scene at the site of the search for the missing girl.
- Waves of panic seized the crowds in the narrow streets around the scene of the blast, near the central mosque.
- Police were also on the scene to carry out their own investigations about the alleged incident.
- Police officers will issue the leaflet at the scene of an incident to victims of road collisions.
- The driver of the Sierra was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
- The emergency services were quickly on the scene including a special incident unit from the fire brigade.
- The driver of the bus fled the scene of the accident.
- Despite the relative isolation of the area, around a dozen neighbours were quickly on the scene after the alarm was raised.
1.2(view, situation)escena femeninoshe paints country scenes — pinta escenas campestres
- scenes from everyday life — escenas de la vida cotidiana
- Lucy demonstrated great skill in her selection and application of colour to create landscape and water scenes.
- This photograph depicts the scene outside a house in Cherrygrove, Portlaoise.
- Croke Park was the scene of great colour all over with over 82,000 people.
- The town centre is a scene of devastation, with the city theatre and other buildings burned out.
- The video begins as Hass records the night scene outside her Ramallah home.
- His wife was seven months pregnant as she watched the horrific scenes unfold on television in London.
- The setting is a suburban scene of single-family houses, wide lawns and lush trees.
- The collection includes landscapes and urban scenes and the paintings are mainly acrylic on stretched box canvas.
- This event will consist of an exhibition of paintings of relevance to the conference, especially landscape and rural scenes, a poetry reading and music.
- He achieved third place for his landscapes of woodland scenes.
- After fully examining the scene of utter chaos, Dizante came over to us and sat down as well.
- Appropriate subject matter for art could include pastoral scenes, landscapes, florals or anything else that is calming and appealing.
- Locals will recognise street scenes from Tralee and landscapes from various local beauty spots.
- Fame and prosperity were just around the corner, although both depended on Monet painting landscapes and scenes that would appeal to buyers in the bourgeois market.
- When Pitch scrambled through the opening, he found himself 40 feet above the worst scene of devastation imaginable.
- She returned to the family home at 2 am to be greeted by the scenes of devastation.
- The posters depicted rolling stock, landscapes and other scenes including Blackpool, the Garrick Theatre in Southport and Brixham harbour in south Devon.
- It depicts a beach scene outside The Hague with a boat setting off into a stormy sea.
- The scene of carnage was described by one onlooker as " sheer hell".
- For some time the region was the scene of struggles between Bulgarians, Romans and Byzantines.
- In its many scenes of devastation, the script shows intransigence on both sides.
- Set against the American Civil War, this city was the scene of another kind of slavery and subjugation.
- Park did not want to be a painter, though today he produces interior scenes and landscapes mostly populated with anthropomorphic animals.
- The winter scene of the old farm is in a unique solid white frame as is the family photo.
- In recent years he has had three trips to Europe, and now a greater proportion of his paintings features scenes outside New Zealand.
- His murals, landscapes, and scenes of village life capture what it is to be St Lucian.
- When we arrived on Wednesday afternoon we witnessed scenes of almost indescribable devastation.
- But none compared with the unforgettable scenes of jubilation witnessed on Saturday evening.
- At the bottom, in what was a shopping centre, a scene of horror awaited him.
- The officer said the roundabout was a scene of utter confusion.
- Locations chosen had high numbers of speeding-related accidents and were the scenes of tragedy.
- Several lorries then ploughed into the wreckage as the motorway was turned into a scene of chaos as cars and lorries collided with each other.
- The village centre is once again the scene of chaos as the roads are being dug up, filled in and tarmaced over.
- He described chaotic scenes at airports on the islands.
- There were wonderful scenes of jubilation in Ballycroy on Sunday night, March 28.
- He specialises in watercolours - finely-observed landscapes and street scenes in soft, pastel colours.
- She picked the notebook up and flipped through it, finding various pictures of nature scenes and mythical beings and such.
- In 1952 he settled permanently in Santa Fe in New Mexico and spent the rest of his life painting landscapes and scenes from New Mexico.
2(in play, book etc)escena femeninoAct One, Scene Three — acto primero, escena tercera
- the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet — la escena del balcón en Romeo y Julieta
3(stage setting)decorado masculinobehind the scenes — entre bastidores
- before noun scene change — cambio de decorado
4(fuss, row)escena femeninoto make / create a scene — hacer una escena
- I hate scenes — odio las escenas en público
5(sphere)ámbito masculinothe political scene — el ámbito político
- the (gay) scene — el ambiente (gay)
- the Madrid scene — la movida madrileña
- the drug scene — el mundo de la droga
- it's not my scene — no es lo mío
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