In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hands/bandage/clothes) ensangrentado(wound/nose) que sangra(nose/wound) sangrante
- He was covered in bloody stab marks.
- A bloody lip and blood covered shirt front were also Jerome's.
- Finally he arrived at the bottom, bloody and covered in cuts, splayed out on the floor as though he were dead.
- She looked around, only a few men remained, bloody and covered in ash from the burning supply trucks and carriers.
- The bottoms of her feet were bloody and covered in blisters.
- It surely seemed like the form of a man but it was completely naked, bloody and covered with mud.
- Psyke turned around, amusement covering his bloody face.
- Elephants are typically covered in bloody wounds and rope burns when released from the crush after three to six days.
- The youth took his bloody arm and covered his eyes.
- Her face was covered in small, bloody cuts; Julius had seen that many times; the cuts were from glass.
- He was currently lying on the elevator floor in the fetal position, his hand covering his bloody mass of a nose.
- Many folks, including parents, may have cringed at the sight of the guy with a bloody nose on the cover of his latest album.
- It was then did I really look at him; his body was bloody, so covered with the rouge substance that I could not make head or tail of his face.
- I stumbled forward to cover the bloody slashes on my back.
- Scotty fell back into his fellow jocks' arms and covered his now bloody nose.
- The bloody blankets that covered them were removed, like the books they never finished.
- But there was no help in sight as the police threw my jacket around my head to cover the bloody face while pushing it down towards my knees.
- Dave tumbled off of the sofa, hand covering a bloody wound.
- Sarah slowly stood up, her face covered in bloody scars.
- Everyone's clothes were torn, only covered by bloody bandages, and they were incredibly dirty.
2(violent)(battle) sangriento(tyrant) sanguinario
- Also in the months leading up to the event, he showed no indication that he was up to something as cataclysmic as the bloody coup.
- The government is a thinly disguised dictatorship, which came to power through a bloody military coup in 1997.
- In the eyes of many people the Soviet troops brought about the end of one bloody tyranny, a Nazi one, and the start of another, a Stalinist one.
- We are bound together in this bloody conflict where the body counts have to break double digits to really get our attention anymore.
- Although it had once been a prosperous nation, it began to spiral downward after Samuel Doe's bloody coup in 1980.
- To topple the government of my country in a bloody coup.
- Most of these groups squandered popular support in a bloody coup that ousted President Zviad Gamsakhurdia in early 1992.
- More emotive tags: military coups, a bloody war of secession and ethnic cleansing.
- The 13 were sentenced to death for leading a bloody coup in 1983 in which the Bishop and four of his Cabinet members were killed.
- Not since the bloody coup attempts against president Corazon Aquino in 1987 and 1989 have soldiers been so visible in the capital.
- And almost two decades later, he launched a failed and bloody coup to oust the dictator from power.
- A group of current and former Army officers launched a bloody but unsuccessful coup attempt on June 8, 2003.
- Allende was overthrown in a bloody coup led by General Pinochet on 11 September 1973.
- The government had for days promised an all-out offensive against the rebels who seized half the country after a bloody coup attempt on September 19.
- Someone with an ounce of sense may even get elected, and then we can stave off the bloody coup for another four years.
- It is an argument used by many governments to cover up the bloody nature of war, lest public opinion should turn against them.
- Chilly formality at the top covered bloody conflict in areas contested by the armies of the two parties, as the one sought to continue its expansion, the other to halt it.
- That a film can be made about him speaks to how far this country has come in the 25 years since his bloody tyranny.
- From bloody coups to tribal and religious strife, that country hardly enjoys more than a few months without bloodletting and political convulsions.
- Ever since its inception, the country has known little but bloody coups and brutal dictators.
transitive verbbloodies, bloodied, bloodying
1manchar de sangre
1(expressing annoyance, surprise, shock etc)where's that bloody dog? — ¿dónde está ese maldito / puñetero perro? informal
- I didn't understand a bloody word! — no entendí ni jota
- turn that bloody television off! — ¡apaga esa televisión, coño / carajo!
- it's a bloody miracle he passed — ¡no sé cómo coño aprobó!
- bloody hell! — ¡chingado!
- Adam and I rendezvoused in the city so we could go and buy a heater, because it's been so bloody cold over the past few weeks in Sydney.
- It's too bloody cold outside, my bed is simply the most lovely and cosy place on Earth, and I don't really feel like going back to work tomorrow.
- That's a bloody miracle, cause he sure as hell couldn't before.
- And I'm bloody glad it annoyed all those people over there.
- If I had not been so bloody shocked at her response, I would have scolded her on the spot.
- It's pretty dark, it's bloody cold, there's thick ice that hasn't melted despite being in the sun all day, and this bird decides to try to attract a mate.
- It was duly turned off and the more serious consequences averted… we still had to wait outside in the cold for the bloody fire brigade to arrive and officially declare the building safe though.
- If it got anywhere near the bush it would be a bloody miracle.
- In comparison to Glasgow, its bloody cold here.
- It's bloody cold in this house: must set the heating so it comes on before 5pm, then I wouldn't be sitting here in my coat with freezing cold feet waiting for the room to heat up.
- Four days earlier I had caught a cold - bloody typical.
- When suddenly I realised that my car had been broken into… outside my bloody flat!
- He hadn't seen her appear, it was as if she'd been there all along and he just hadn't noticed, which was simply bloody impossible.
- A beautiful bright and sunny morning - but bloody cold.
- Swingeing cold, bloody wet and with bursts of intermittent mist.
- I managed £23,000 this week which is a bloody miracle.
- It was a bloody cold weekend, but the place was warm.
- It'd be a bloody miracle if someone else was snapped and I wasn't.
- He's still leaving his bedroom window open when he goes out, despite me and Dave pointing out that it's bloody November, freezing cold and of course, what does Adam do when he and Hazel turn up?
- It was beautiful, even if it was bitingly cold and bloody slippery on the roads.
2it's bloody useless — no sirve para un carajo vulgar slang
- the weather was bloody awful! — ¡hizo un tiempo de mierda!
- she's a bloody brilliant player! — ¡juega de puta madre!
- not bloody likely! — ¡ni loco!
- who bloody cares? — ¿a quién chingados le importa?
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