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(in grate) fuego masculine(bonfire) fogata feminine(bonfire) hoguera feminine(flames) llamaradas femininewe soon had a lovely blaze going — pronto tuvimos encendido un buen fuego
- 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.
- In July and early August, firefighting crews have battled blazes in nearly every Western state.
- 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.
- 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.
- Supposedly this ultra-intense blaze was caused by a man with a cigarette lighter and a ‘carton of flammable liquid’.
- Police suspect arsonists lit about half the blazes and six people have been arrested.
- Authorities say this blaze ignited after construction workers hit a gas line.
- Three perished in house blazes and one was killed when two vehicles crashed and burst into flames.
- Authorities are anxious to douse this blaze and begin dealing with its aftermath.
- 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.
- Hundreds of firefighters yesterday battled about 70 blazes across New South Wales, as strong winds and unusually warm spring weather fed the flames.
- 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.
- The smoke began to pour out of it as the sudden blaze died down.
- 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 biggest trouble is in the northern part of the state, this blaze about 150 miles north of San Francisco.
- Three fire engines attended the blaze, described by firemen as ‘very serious’, just before midday.
- There's already six aircraft that have been battling this blaze for the last few hours.
1.2(dangerous fire)incendio masculine
1.3literary (burning heat)ardor masculine
- Grass, ivy, and nearly 150 trees connect and soften the campus' blaze of white and concrete.
- It is breathtaking, and brings the city into a blaze of colour on a cold winter's night.
- 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.
- But there's an irony and self-awareness at work in some of these books, hiding inside a blaze of pink.
- Hanging baskets, flower tubs and borders are now a blaze of colour.
- As my eyes adjusted, to the new world around me, everything was a glare then a blaze of ambers.
- Hector shut his eyes, to see his inner world, a blaze of swirling pearly colours.
- 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.
- At the moment the course is a blaze of colour and it is a privilege to tread the lush fairways and lightning fast greens.
- His wings were the vivid colors of fire, his head-feathers an equally bright blaze of mingled orange and red.
- During the warm and shining spring flower blossoming season, you can enjoy a blaze of colour here, with lovely flowers everywhere.
- In the spring the rhododendrons and azaleas offer a blaze of colour.
- 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.
- All these combined with seasonal foliage and exotic flowers enable superb arrangements to be created, which filled the stage with a blaze of colour.
- The lonely front door comes alive in a red and yellow blaze, the reflection of a gas station sign.
- The girls arrived into school in a blaze of colour wearing football, hurling, soccer and rugby jerseys and helped to raise a terrific 500.
- I recently visited Doncaster and their floral displays were a blaze of colour.
- 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.
- Blackpool will erupt in a blaze of colour tonight when the town's world-famous Illuminations blossom into life.
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
informal, euphemistic(hell)he can go to blazes! — ¡que se vaya al demonio / al diablo! informal
- I got home at ten — like blazes you did! — llegué a casa a las diez — ya, a otro perro con ese hueso
- The only problem is, how in blue blazes do I wait so long for the movie to be showing somewhere near me?
- How in blue blazes am I to know where this program gets its data from?
- What the blue blazes is throat-singing?
- How in blue blazes were you supposed to know you'd end up on the wrong side of a Mafia don?
- In fact, it hurt like the bloody blue blazes, which was not a great surprise, considering that I thought I was dying.
- How in blue blazes did that kid manage to tame the untamable?
- And, because there was something slightly supercilious in his voice, I almost told him to go to blazes, and then I thought, hold on: he's right.
1(fire) arder(lights) brillar(lights) resplandecerthe sun blazed down on us — el sol nos abrasaba
- In front of him, however, the screen was blazing with color, and the same boy was on the television, pushing his way through a dense forest.
- And once the fire was blazing away merrily, Sudarshan turned to his next course of action - clean away the cobwebs.
- The Marine's eyes blazed fiercely, her lips set in a grim line as her hair drifted, hiding the bandages on her face.
- Two flatbed military trucks were abandoned with their cabs blazing fiercely as dozens of townspeople converged to loot tires and other vehicle parts.
- Every day the hot sun blazed down upon the little village, and never not once in many months did a drop of rain fall.
- There was a brilliant pattern of purples and oranges blazing across the sky, with a few small clouds blazing with the sun's reflection.
- This summer, the big screens are blazing with that favourite goose of the unimaginative exec: the comic-book adaptation.
- Telepathic communication was something that she had never thought to use and already her mind was blazing with the new avenues that it opened up.
- About 5.00 am mark the Paschal Fire will be set alight and it will be blazing brightly in the sky as people file up for the 6.00 am Mass.
- Fire still blazed fiercely in front of the small family, preventing any form of escape.
- A wood burner will blaze merrily away through the coldest of the hours.
- I got back this morning from a weekend away and the gas hob is still blazing away merrily to itself.
- A fireplace set in one wall blazed fiercely, keeping the room and the food set on an iron grid before it, warm.
- Stuffed into the neck of the bottle was a flame engulfed rag, blazing brightly.
- She was almost off her feet as she was watching the rocket rising into the sky with orange flames blazing.
- One more directed push and a fire was blazing merrily, filling the wet dark cave with flickering orange light.
- Globes of light blazed up and down its length, and the white rectangles painted on asphalt glowed unearthly.
- Take a look: the hibiscus at the letterbox doesn't seem to think it's Winter, otherwise she wouldn't be blazing like a flame the size of a dinner plate.
- The sun blazed down and my sunscreen dealer was calling me again.
- It's Sunday morning and after burning for three nights our straw-stack fire has stopped blazing.
- The bright flame blazed in the open night, and over it roasted a skewered boar.
- Suddenly, a light blazes forth from the center of the symbol on the table, shaped like an eye.
- She rolled her head to him, her neck blazing with instant pain.
- Also notable are the fire barrels that blaze brightly during the nocturnal hours.
- Brand new floodlights blazed down on Parkside, but it was lights out for them as Workington Town gave them a lesson in teamwork and finishing.
- The city of Tokyo was blazing with high flashing lights of red, blue, white, and yellow.
- His blades, still blazing with a powerful energy, cut through Strife's scorching aura without the slightest resistance.
- Although it threatens to flicker out in spots, Pawn Shoppe Heart mostly blazes with an intensity that avoids sounding contrived or dated.
- All around the room, brilliant flames leapt up, hot and cold by turns, blazing brightly in six niches set into the walls.
- Outside, the sun blazed down from a shimmering sky, as it had for most of the day.
- The central region of the small galaxy NGC 1705 blazes with the light of thousands of young and old stars.
- One by one the ten rings blazed brightly with orange and red flame, but Lauren still would not talk.
- The wagon began to blaze merrily in the morning light, and the driver barely escaped the inferno in time.
- He turned to Ryan again, his eyes now blazing with anger.
- Blinding white light shone into the room, silhouetting a tall figure standing in the doorway, hands blazing with power.
- Soon he had a fire blazing away merrily and Krystal came over to stand next to him.
- A fire blazing brightly in the fireplace meant warmth and comfort but at a deeper level also meant survival and the perpetuation of life itself.
- He said the fires had been blazing for so long that some of them had actually burned themselves out for lack of oxygen.
- Yesterday, the sun that has faded the Union Jack hanging from the church tower blazed down, and veterans who once had to fight their way in were welcomed as honoured friends.
- Enemy planes make daylight and night attacks on port, scoring a direct hit on supply ship which blazes fiercely till next morning when it is sunk.
2(eyes) centellearshe blazed with anger — ardía de indignación
3(gun) escupir balas
- There are scenes that you've written of the captain ordering all the guns blazing from the ship up the river, out into the bushland.
- Certainly no maverick hero is allowed to dash in just in time with guns blazing.
- A tank, guns blazing, fills the downtown of Jenin with a diesel smokescreen to enforce a curfew order.
- They don't coordinate, they haven't blown the bridges, they just blaze away.
- They're always prepared to go in guns blazing but the job is best done if a shot is never fired.
- If, on the other hand, you want to charge through, guns blazing, you will be punished by the game's insane scarcity of ammunition.
- Scores of men and women, masked and wearing bomb belts, burst out of the vehicles, hijacked in neighbouring Ingushetia, and into the playground with guns blazing.
- Repression has led to the emergence of a ‘suicide family’ in our midst, complete with women taking to the streets with guns blazing.
- Let me explain to the PM why he needs to take crash courses in combat and go out there in the field with guns blazing.
- Since you're on a timer to go from the insertion point to the extraction point, you have to run around with guns blazing.
- Then, in another few seconds, he was joined by the two agents that had come with the Lieutenant Governor, and they blazed away with their riot guns in the same direction.
- In some scenes Bond brazens it out, fists flailing or guns blazing, to pick off the enemy, but most of the time greater cunning is needed.
- Most likely we will see a lot of guns blazing, ridiculously incredible jumping stunts and other Hollywood's Best Stuntmen TV show fodder.
- We're never less than, oh, perhaps 400 yards back from the first vehicle as it's blazing away with its guns.
- Because lasting solutions to longstanding conflicts demand dialogue and compromise - very hard to do with guns blazing in one's face.
- The 12 single-player missions require careful tactics: charge straight at the enemy, all guns blazing, and you will soon be dead.
- Occasionally, on the outskirts of the isolated impact area, you could hear tanks firing machine guns and blazing their cannons.
- The gunmen stormed the main entrance with guns blazing, and took several hundred shocked staff, visitors and patients hostage.
- Even if Wayne's friend's wife had been able to come out of the room guns blazing, her husband would still in all likelihood have been shot.
- The white blaze had always been there, from the tip of her nose between her ears and down her back.
- His wide, crooked blaze was unique, giving him a goofy, yet strangely appealing look.
- I got quick looks at a yellowish honeyeater with a white blaze behind its face.
- Many beagles have a white blaze on the face, but a solid tan face is common, too.
- A white blaze adorns his muzzle and forehead, and it is highly desirable that the dog has white feet.
- Flocki was a dark-brindle dog with a white chest, front legs and muzzle and a white stripe, known as a blaze, down the center of his face.
- Blenheims are chestnut and white, with chestnut ears and a white blaze between the eyes and ears.
- He marked it with his blaze and registered it in his database.
- White, rectangular paint blazes mark the Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia.
- On a small section of the trail, which was not logged during the nineteenth century, eighty-five living trees and fifty-eight dead trees with blazes dating from 1644 to 1880 have been identified.
- The main difference is that the inscriptions on blazes in pine trees in Scandinavia have a longer duration than the inscriptions on the bark of deciduous trees by the Basque herders.
- At this site, a line of single blue paint blazes showed the perimeters of the sale area.
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