In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(airport) cerrado por el mal tiempo(outpost) aislado por el mal tiempo(outpost) bloqueado por el mal tiempo(city) paralizado por el mal tiempo
- The wind is 35 knots or more, the hail is coming down in skull-crushing showers, we're stormbound, no-one knows when the ferries will be able to run again, and the electricity is on and off.
- He was a judge, and seems to have written the book while stormbound in Norway; but he thought it unsuitable for a cookery book to be presented as the work of a man.
- The polar opposite is four unshaven, unwashed guys stormbound for the third day in a two-man tent on a ledge at 26,000 feet, wondering why they didn't take up golf instead.
- To make that a big show he has asked journalists from all of Britain's newspapers to come here to be stormbound in the Harris Hotel.
- In one of Orissa's many stormbound villages a young woman saw a wall collapse on her husband, a barber.
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