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(fly)(bird) volar alto(glider) planear
- In the distance, beyond a shallow bend, a football soared into the air.
- Even though the lance was small, his own power allowed him to soar upwards quickly, the ground rapidly growing farther and farther away.
- She hoped that his heart soared into the starry sky beside hers.
- Then it suddenly soared above the branch to hover triumphantly high.
- Above, the ridge soars up in a dramatic, turreted crest.
- Sucking in a deep breath, I flapped my wings and soared into the sky.
- By the time I ran outside he had spread his wings and soared into the sky gripping the pigeon with his talons.
- As I put it, the violin emerges from the orchestral fabric and soars into the stratosphere.
- He hovered in midair for a moment, then soared upward, flying through the air.
- As we talk, a high-bouncing trampolinist periodically soars to window-level view from the piazza below.
- We run across the rooftop hand in hand and then soar into the air.
- I also believe that the Phoenix will rise from the flames and soar to new heights.
- A shopkeeper in Anmin said the smoke soared to the height of a factory smokestack but receded after about 10 minutes.
- Then we soared 170 metres above Lucern on a tethered, hot-air, balloon.
- For soaring high above the earth, a man is finally set free, breaking all bonds.
- Each male sweeps round in a wide circle before suddenly soaring upwards.
- I watched a plane with blinking red and blue lights soar out into the dark sky.
- The Greek fans oohed as it soared through the air, then roared when it was caught.
- The 25-year-old was untouchable as she soared to her winning height of 2.06m at the first attempt.
- Nevertheless, persistence paid off, and man was finally able to soar aloft with improved gliding equipment.
1.2(rise)(bird/kite) elevarse(kite/bird) remontarse(kite/bird) remontar el vuelo(costs/prices) dispararse(hopes) aumentar(hopes) renacer(popularity) aumentartheir spirits soared — se les levantó el ánimo
- As temperatures across the country soared towards record levels, the industry was predicting one of the best seasons for years.
- I scrabbled around in my bag, my panic levels soaring.
- Costs will soar, power and communication lines could be down for months and accommodation will be hard to find.
- Prices have nearly doubled in the past year, soaring to their highest levels since 1988.
- Opium production has soared to record levels, and farmers continue to be reluctant to plant crops that pay buttons by comparison.
- After all, hardware gets faster, storage gets bigger, and profits soar higher.
- For 10 straight days, they've soared to 109 degrees or higher.
- One estate agent says some areas have seen prices soar by 25 per cent in three months.
- Because ground temperatures soar up to 128 degrees Fahrenheit, the birds can die on their nests.
- Our twin deficits are soaring to new records.
- Store rents are also rising as sales soar in ritzy shopping districts.
- Delhi's summer is getting prolonged and temperatures are soaring to new levels for extended periods.
- But by lunchtime the temperature had soared to 102 degrees and I almost fainted among the ruins.
- The number of people infected with the HIV virus has also soared in recent years.
- If growth stocks soar once again, these funds should, too.
- But doctors have ordered him to rest and told him to contact them straight away if his temperature soars again.
- Oil prices are soaring once again, so that's an issue.
- His popularity soared so high, he became the greatest ambassador the game has ever known.
- Despite the challenges, success rates have soared in recent years.
- As unemployment soared nearly half the population were driven below the official poverty line.
1.3(tower)(mountain/skyscraper) alzarse(mountain/skyscraper) elevarse(skyscraper/mountain) erguirse literariothe building soars above downtown Chicago — el edificio se eleva sobre el centro de Chicago
2soaring present participle(inflation) galopante(inflation) de ritmo vertiginoso(popularity) en alzaa soaring dollar — un dólar en alza
- caused by soar temperatures — causado por una subida vertiginosa de las temperaturas
- the soaring flight of the eagle — el planeo del águila
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