In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1grito masculinochillido masculinoto let out a shriek — dar / pegar un grito / chillido
- a shriek of pain — un grito / alarido de dolor
- a shriek of delight/terror — un grito / chillido de placer/terror
- the shriek of a train whistle — el agudo pitido de un tren
- with a shriek of tires — con un chirrido de neumáticos
- we could hear shrieks of laughter — oíamos risotadas
- Now maybe it'll go away - It let out a high-pitched shriek and Robyn screamed, now fully awake.
- A prisoner at the Kholodnaya Gora prison had to stuff his ears with bread before sleeping on account of the shrieks of women being interrogated.
- Alexis screamed in fear and panic, the piercing shriek echoing throughout the empty library.
- He heard the shriek of the gale, the clanking of the flag against its mast, the jangling of the jailers chain and his heavy footfall.
- The color draining from his cheeks, Shanza floundered for an answer but was interrupted when a shrill shriek cried out across the room.
- Nightmares flowed like fever, syncopated by the twitch of a neon light outside and the rhythmic clatter of the air-con, punctuated by the shriek of car horns.
- Alex lets out a small shriek, interrupting my thoughts.
- I opened my mind with the intention of seeing my past, when an eagle's shriek close by interrupted my concentration.
- This time Rebecca did scream, a high-pitched shriek that split the silence of the night, and she turned tail to flee.
- He throws his hands to the air and thanks the Lord, in between shrieks of joy and backslapping from his friends.
- There would be quiet talk, with occasional exclamations, yelps or shrieks from the children, but there was also a basic silence underlying all of it.
- As more and more woke up, a rising chorus of shrieks for help shook hoarfrost from the vaulted stones, and eventually called help.
- All the shrieks and screams inside sound like wind from the outside.
- The horror stricken shrieks of the driver interrupted his thoughts.
- The louder she gets the more banal her tales sound, and the more pointless her story, the more she hoots and shrieks -
- With a shriek he doubled over, clutching at his calf, and rolled off his horse into the road.
- That night, however, siren followed siren, loud and close, one winding down only to hear the rising shriek of another.
- There was an immediate cacophony of hoots, bellows, screams, shrieks and roars.
- Further pondering was interrupted by a shriek from the inside that let it be known the quarrel over trinkets was still happening.
- The boy started to scream, not a yell of pain but a high-pitched shriek of panic that reminded me of a rabbit's death throes, which reminded me that I was hungry.
1gritarchillarto shriek with pain — gritar de dolor
- to shriek with laughter — reírse histéricamente
- to shriek at sb — gritarle / chillarle a algn
- stop shrieking at me! — ¡no me chilles!
- We ascribe to the philosophy that if she's not shrieking in pain, she's fine.
- She shrieked in pain when a nurse dabbed ointment on her skin.
- I could hear, once more as I'd heard so long ago the people screaming, shrieking in pain and just as before it was the most painful thing I could possibly experience.
- She shrieked in pain from her neck and rested her head down again.
- She shrieked with pain, tears rolled down her beautiful, untouched face.
- It was such an utter loneliness that shrieked almost as loud as the wind.
- Chehl tried to get free, shrieking in pain and terror, but he couldn't break loose.
- The girl shrieked with laughter, hitting the boy on the shoulder.
- Some women staff were fleeing their rooms, shrieking with great excitement.
- After a moment's hesitation, she nearly shrieked with excitement.
- Sadie shrieked with laughter, and looked up to the sky.
- He shrieks in terror at the sight of Gregor's new body and races away to inform the company of Gregor's new state.
- She now realized that it was she who had shrieked in pain.
- I stood there, shrieking with terror, unable to move.
- Raven shrieked in pain and loosened her grip for a second.
- Consider the most famous image to come out of the Vietnam War: a child doused in napalm, naked, arms upraised, shrieking with pain, running down the road toward us.
- The otherwise cool Jane goes shrieking in terror.
- Spectacular rock formations including the Dancing Bear and Druid's Writing Desk, will have your kids shrieking with delight and excitement.
- It shrieked in pain, and flew off, the others following close behind.
- I shrieked with laughter, which is what you do with Rosemary, for her own contagious laugh is as big as she is.
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