In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(noise)(of flames, fat) chisporroteo masculino(of engine) resoplido masculino
- She nodded, understanding, ignoring Aaron's splutters of indignation.
- All this, including conversations à trois at cross-purposes, with three-way splutters, is supposed to make the play more interesting but merely makes it all the more annoying.
- The words came out in short excited little splutters.
- With a final awkward splutter, the flame barrier vanished.
- As it turned out, the opening 45 minutes of the film are by far the most entertaining; the coughs and splutters come later.
- A spindly old man produced a bagpipe and blew it in competition with the flutist, beginning in wild, warlike tones and ending with an ignominious splutter and hiss.
- Each splutter sprayed scarlet beads over her ghost-white frame, and over Raven when Nelly snatched at her shoulders in an attempt to steady herself.
- He couldn't help but think it strange that she greeted him in a splutter.
- No sobs or splutters or hiccoughs spilled from her trembling lip, although, her lip did tremble.
- I find myself increasingly irritated by the occasional coughs and splutters of the audience.
- Beth started the old car and after and few coughs, and splutters, it began to move.
- Steve and Andy stand in front of us and collapse into ridiculous splutters.
- They wait for what seems an eternity in the waiting area amongst a baby's cries, coughs, splutters and a awkward, piercing, silence.
2(of speech)he replied with a splutter of rage — contestó barbotando / farfullando de rabia
1(fat/fire) chisporrotear(fire/fat) crepitar(engine) resoplar
- Will I emerge gasping and spluttering, bleary-eyed; or will I learn to hold my breath, to close my eyes?
- You will find it splutters around, sometimes spitting spots of fuel from the exhaust, not seeming very impressive.
- Vic looked at them as a sooty Tom coughed and spluttered.
- The heater coughed and spluttered loudly and we both laughed nervously, trying to ease the tension.
- It overheated, it clunked, it smoked, stuttered, spluttered and on more than one occasion - blew up.
- She began to cough and splutter sickly, the urge to do so appearing quite abruptly.
- But be warned - take a deep breath before you push that button or, like me, you could find yourself gasping and spluttering amid a thick mist of spray.
- Kara sipped the one he handed her and spluttered.
- Matt spluttered, letting a small bit of his beer spill from his mouth, ‘I thought he took out the cameras!’
- Trying to scramble back onto the bank all grace aside, she kicked and spluttered.
- Her nostrils flare and she splutters, frothing bubbles from her nose, laying a thick trail of wrong wayed fluid in her wind pipe, but holding in the cough; drinking, and putting everything else on hold.
- ‘It wasn't much, around seven million,’ she paused as the Inspector choked and spluttered.
- I run this by Mrs Webber who splutters for a second.
- Julia splutters as she swallows the last sip of her wine.
- As the Boss choked and spluttered for air he fished in his pocket for something.
- At last the tractor began to spit and splutter in protest and Papa and I knew that our efforts had nearly paid off.
- Norwood coughed and spluttered, trying to speak.
- I gave a gasping cry and began breathing heavily, then choked and spluttered for his benefit.
- His brother spluttered all the way to the table but to no avail.
- The man choked and spluttered, but didn't answer.
2(person) resoplar(person) (in anger, embarrassment etc) farfullar(person) (in anger, embarrassment etc) barbotarhe was spluttering with indignation — farfullaba / barbotaba de indignación
- she finally surfaced, spluttering and gasping for breath — finalmente salió a la superficie, resoplando y tratando de recobrar el aliento
- I spluttered, ‘Well, if it bothers you, Jacquiline, I won't go with her.’
- ‘Oh God,’ I spluttered, as I leapt to my feet and rushed to the bathroom.
- ‘There are tragic things that happen all over the world’, he spluttered.
- ‘Kara - Kara Sarris,’ he finally spluttered the words out.
- Patrick spluttered, ‘You, you had no right to trick me like this.’
- ‘It's absolutely scandalous,’ he splutters.
- It must have been too much for him that he could only splutter, ‘I don't believe it!
- The lips of the sentinel quivered as he spluttered out the words: ‘I - apologise, my Lord!’
- That didn't matter, though, as the infuriated lord proceeded to splutter his way through a listing of the problems.
- ‘You,’ he splutters, turning red in the face, ‘you've drugged her!’
1(threat/reply) mascullar(reply/threat) farfullar
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