In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1masculine fuegofeminine fogatafeminine hoguerallamaradaswe soon had a lovely blaze going — pronto tuvimos encendido un buen fuego
- A boy seriously burned in a fire that killed his older brother eight years ago has saved his younger brother and sister from another blaze at their Bradford home.
- In July and early August, firefighting crews have battled blazes in nearly every Western state.
- There's already six aircraft that have been battling this blaze for the last few hours.
- Police suspect arsonists lit about half the blazes and six people have been arrested.
- Paul last found himself in America three years ago, when he was part of an 11,000-man team put together to tackle a major forest blaze.
- The 7,500-acre blaze is only half contained and may pick up as the day gets warmer.
- A rookie firefighter who was on his first day's duty with Keighley's Blue Watch has been praised for his actions when he was called to an horrific death blaze.
- In the middle of that rooftop blaze, the scene turned into slow motion for him.
- Despite the warnings, fires have begun raging again in the center of Suva and the fire department has called back all firefighters on leave to help battle the blazes.
- Three fire engines attended the blaze, described by firemen as ‘very serious’, just before midday.
- The biggest trouble is in the northern part of the state, this blaze about 150 miles north of San Francisco.
- Three perished in house blazes and one was killed when two vehicles crashed and burst into flames.
- The smoke began to pour out of it as the sudden blaze died down.
- As the threat began to diminish, authorities also began to make plans to send home some of thousands of firefighters battling blazes scattered from San Diego County to Los Angeles suburbs.
- Hundreds of firefighters yesterday battled about 70 blazes across New South Wales, as strong winds and unusually warm spring weather fed the flames.
- Nineteen firefighters from both district and city fire departments fought the blaze with six trucks and high pressure hoses.
- In August of that year, there were 10,000 firefighters and operations people battling blazes in Region One alone.
- Authorities are anxious to douse this blaze and begin dealing with its aftermath.
- Supposedly this ultra-intense blaze was caused by a man with a cigarette lighter and a ‘carton of flammable liquid’.
- Authorities say this blaze ignited after construction workers hit a gas line.
1.2(dangerous fire)incendio masculine
1.3literary (burning heat)ardor masculine
- All these combined with seasonal foliage and exotic flowers enable superb arrangements to be created, which filled the stage with a blaze of colour.
- Hanging baskets, flower tubs and borders are now a blaze of colour.
- At the moment the course is a blaze of colour and it is a privilege to tread the lush fairways and lightning fast greens.
- The lonely front door comes alive in a red and yellow blaze, the reflection of a gas station sign.
- The bulbs were sponsored by local business people and everyone is looking forward to Spring when the road sides should be a blaze of colour.
- As my eyes adjusted, to the new world around me, everything was a glare then a blaze of ambers.
- But there's an irony and self-awareness at work in some of these books, hiding inside a blaze of pink.
- The fun will culminate once again in a blaze of colour with an Atlantis carnival parade through the town centre from 10.30 am on Saturday.
- Central London became a blaze of colour as thousands of people from all walks of life joined a massive parade in a spectacular finale to the Jubilee celebrations.
- It is breathtaking, and brings the city into a blaze of colour on a cold winter's night.
- During the warm and shining spring flower blossoming season, you can enjoy a blaze of colour here, with lovely flowers everywhere.
- Prime times to visit the county are without doubt during the Spring, when the blossoming apple orchards are a blaze of colour, or in the Autumn, during the harvest.
- His wings were the vivid colors of fire, his head-feathers an equally bright blaze of mingled orange and red.
- Grass, ivy, and nearly 150 trees connect and soften the campus' blaze of white and concrete.
- In the spring the rhododendrons and azaleas offer a blaze of colour.
- The sun setting in the far north west went down in a blaze of red and blended so gently into a moonlit night that it seemed as if it hadn't set at all.
- I recently visited Doncaster and their floral displays were a blaze of colour.
- The girls arrived into school in a blaze of colour wearing football, hurling, soccer and rugby jerseys and helped to raise a terrific 500.
- Blackpool will erupt in a blaze of colour tonight when the town's world-famous Illuminations blossom into life.
- Hector shut his eyes, to see his inner world, a blaze of swirling pearly colours.
2(dazzling display)the garden was a blaze of color — el jardín era un derroche de color
- the ballroom was a blaze of light — el salón de baile estaba resplandeciente
- in a blaze of glory — cubierto de gloria
3euphemistic, informal(hell)he can go to blazes! — ¡que se vaya al demonio / al diablo! informal
- how/what/when the / in (blue) blazes … ? — ¿cómo/qué/cuándo demonios / diablos … ?
- like blazes — (very fast) como un bólido
- we were going like blazes down the street — íbamos como un bólido por la calle
- I got home at ten — like blazes you did! — llegué a casa a las diez — ya, a otro perro con ese hueso
1(fire) arder(lights) brillar(lights) resplandecerthe sun blazed down on us — el sol nos abrasaba
2(eyes) centellearshe blazed with anger — ardía de indignación
3(gun) escupir balas
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