In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Militarybombardeo masculineartillery bombardment — fuego de artillería masculine
- aerial bombardment — bombardeo (aéreo)
- On the other front, Germans frequently mistook Soviet mortar barrages for aerial bombardments.
- The men kill time collecting the small parachutes from the shells in between attacks and bombardments.
- The men suffered continuous shell and mortar bombardment followed by ferocious counter-attacks.
- The countryside of Pisa had been ravaged by aerial bombardments and artillery barrages, leaving only a wilderness of roofless houses and smoking craters.
- It was the day after a lot of attacks and bombardments and deaths had taken place.
3(with questions, protests etc)bombardeo masculine
- No one escaped his bombardment of phone calls, faxes and e-mails.
- Less than a month to the elections, and ahead lies a bombardment of mind-numbing party political messages to rival the deadly effusions of a Death Star.
- Today's report says the bombardment of children with messages of what is cool pits children against each other and their parents.
- Local stories, accents, and images are drowned out by a multi-channel bombardment of glossy programming, bearing little resemblance to the Caribbean experience.
- I strongly feel that your campaign stirs up unnecessary resentment towards a service that has received a constant bombardment of criticism.
- Stark warnings and a constant bombardment of information on the fragile nature of Earth's environment surround us on a weekly basis.
- The mood in the American population was markedly subdued as well, outside of the pockets of pro-war zealots and despite (or perhaps because of) the media bombardment.
- Even grief, with all its emotional gravity, is nevertheless subject to being lost in the bombardment of consecutive experiences.
- The show's overstuffed visual style seems perfectly suited to today's MTV-era of image bombardment.
- But consumer tolerance of marketing bombardment is wearing thin.
- So if massive ad bombardments no longer are the way to build brands, what do these authors recommend?
- Web users are getting fed up with the bombardment of irrelevant messages every time they log on.
- But one thing we know is the brain craves simplicity especially in the face of today's media bombardment.
- Companies can use the service too, but will that mean a bombardment of spam?
- This process involves a sort of sensory bombardment.
- Some see restaurants as a last refuge, the only place left to escape bombardment by warnings about what not to eat.
- But then slowly, inexorably, the great occasion descended into torpor - deliberately induced by a classic Brownite bombardment of figures, forecasts and the odd indisputable fact.
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