In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(loud sound)(of waves, wind) bramido masculine(of guns, explosion) estruendo masculine
- There was a deep boom, then the sound of rending metal and breaking glass, and still it didn't stop.
- For a gang who loves strings and builds and sweeping vocals, the monotonous boom boom boom was a disappointment.
- The windowpanes rattled, and the girls could feel the subsonic boom of a bomb exploding.
- Far above us, the grey clouds got sick of threatening and decided to act, and a hollow boom of thunder sounded.
- At that moment the deep boom of the great brass bell reverberated through the monastery.
- But their presence is signalled by an unmistakable call similar to bellowing of a bull with a deep, resonant boom that carries up to a mile.
- It was new, but it was back to that disco beat for me: boom boom boom boom.
- I heard someone yell as a loud boom sounded behind them.
- A thunderous boom suddenly sounded from miles away, accompanied by a miniscule quake.
- He said: ‘Suddenly I heard boom boom boom boom boom and heard an officer shout ‘man down, man down’.’
- But around 8: 30 I heard something different: big booms and dull thumps.
- My heart froze, skipped a beat, and then began to go boom boom boom.
- And finally you hear nothing but boom boom boom boom, and all the whooping.
- Right on cue, a resounding boom rolled throughout the school, followed by distant cheers.
- Lightly she tapped on the wooden door to hear the deep boom of her father's voice tell her to enter.
- Without warning, a loud boom resounded from the city.
- As they drew closer to Sara's there was a loud boom and a cracking sound.
- They sat in a thoughtful moment before a boom of thunder sounded and Jane jumped.
- It sounded like a boom, it sounded actually like a big bomb.
- The deep boom of a gong echoed through the room, and the gathered students fell silent.
1(make loud sound)(waves/wind) bramar(guns) tronar(explosion) producir un estruendo
- Suddenly, I heard the sound of thunder booming all about outside.
- A chime from somewhere deep inside the Sanctuary boomed out seven deep notes: fifteen minutes to the next class.
- It was a sight to see the inmates showing interest in the proceedings and enjoying the heavy bass of music that boomed out through speakers.
- The large ship lowered down, as the megaphone boomed out a cry from three different voices.
- She called louder but still nothing responded except the sound of the thunder that boomed in the sky.
- She listened to your heart beat and it boomed out over a loudspeaker.
- A barely contained energy surged through the crowd; it appeared to ripple as slogan after slogan boomed out across the open space.
- Techno music boomed out across the court as we jogged on the spot.
- A few seconds later, the royal fanfare boomed out through the room.
- Suddenly a deep voice boomed out from some of the trees nearby.
- Just as his fingertips grazed the knob, a loud clap of thunder boomed and the wind sent branches from a menacing tree outside clapping into the window pane.
- He only focused on the song that boomed out on the loudspeakers.
- A loud sound boomed out like that of a giant bell, when one is inside it.
- The tall elegant man boomed out from a central balcony.
- The thunder and lightning boomed and crashed above them for a while and then it started to rain.
- Machinegun fire and explosions boomed out and helicopters clattered overhead as naked children ran for safety, screaming.
- The ground began to shake violently, as the sound of large engines boomed in the sky.
- From beneath the mask, a deep voice boomed out, in a singsong voice, the following rhyme.
- The intro to the first song boomed out from the speakers.
- Inside, it was colder than I had expected, shiver-cold, and the smallest sounds echoed and boomed, hitting my ear like a fist.
1(say with loud voice)decir con voz resonantedecir con voz de trueno
1(industry/market) vivir un boomsales are booming — hay un boom de (las) ventas
- The U.S. labor market was booming until an economic downturn began in 2001.
- The mixed economy boomed, bringing unprecedented prosperity to the middle and working classes.
- Its middle class is growing rapidly, domestic consumption is booming and the growth of its manufacturing sector is nothing if not spectacular.
- And the insurance business boomed as well, selling peace of mind and security.
- In the days when the Dutch economy was booming and stock prices were soaring, shareholders weren't worried.
- While economies boom, the financial foundation could not be more precarious.
- Equally, rates could rise to high single digits if world peace was in jeopardy or economic growth boomed.
- As he flies about his meat processing empire in his jet monitoring developments below, the beef baron's business is booming.
- All three economies are currently booming with growth rates of around 7 percent.
- However, as economic times continue to boom, private label growth has occurred in the lower-income consumer demographic.
- With almost every sector booming with growth, resources are not an issue.
- Our technology, financial services and pharmaceutical businesses boomed.
- Car valeting companies across the country claim business is still booming, although some companies in the crowded Dublin market are starting to feel the pinch.
- Business was booming, but experienced craftsmen were becoming increasingly difficult to find.
- Most likely, as long as the economy was booming and the economic rewards were big enough, her employees would have endured her management style.
- When the economy is booming, this problem never arises.
- That, of course, did not mean the business cycle was dead or that the stock market would boom endlessly.
- The recent U.S. experience demonstrates that booms can last a long time, but not forever.
- We've seen, basically, five quarters where we've seen growth booming.
- Business is far from booming, but at least there are signs of progress.
1boom masculinethe boom of the twenties — el boom económico de los años 20
- a period of economic boom — un período de auge / boom económico
- a boom in house prices — un boom en el precio de la vivienda
- to go from boom to bust — pasar del boom a la quiebra
- before noun boom industry — industria en auge
- boom year — año de boom / de gran prosperidad
- The growth figures suggest Ireland may recapture some of the form of the boom years when economic growth peaked at 11.5 per cent.
- The equivalent would be to increase the number of working hours per person in periods where the economy booms.
- The government is trying to cool an investment boom that stoked economic growth of 9.1 per cent last year, the fastest pace in seven years.
- It turns out the dot-com boom and bust aren't just anomalies of runaway capitalism.
- In periods of capitalist decline the crises are of prolonged character while the booms are fleeting, superficial and speculative.
- All this leads to economic boom and prosperity.
- The British economy has suffered greater booms and deeper busts than the eurozone economies over the past few decades.
- Some dealers credit the new wealth, while others say their sales were unaffected by the economic boom and bust.
- This added 1.5 per cent to economic growth in the boom years of the 1990s.
- Such borrowers are marginal to the fixed-capital investment that drives economic booms.
- Entire epochs of capitalist development exist when a number of cycles is characterized by sharply delineated booms and weak, short-lived crises.
- Venture capital investments have slowed since the internet boom and bust in which many funders lost money.
- As we know from countless business cycles, what that leads to is a boom and bust cycle.
- Thailand is relying on rising exports and a consumer-spending boom to double economic growth this year.
- A property tycoon today flagged up a series of multi-million pound projects designed to spark a business boom in Monks Cross.
- Irish investors are expected to spend up to €6 billion on overseas property this year as profits from the economic boom flow into Europe.
- That was a novel about the boom years of the 80s, which now seem lost in the explosion of tinsel that characterized the boom of the 90s.
- Over the last decade the economic boom has resulted in billions of euro being invested in property, both at home and abroad.
- Most of the unsound lending that characterized the boom was done directly in the market rather than by banks.
- Once central banks embark on an aggressive program of monetary expansion, the stage is set for an inevitable boom and bust.
1Nautical(in modern sailing ships) botavara feminine(in square-rigged ships) botalón masculine
- Only the creak of the mast and the boom, the rippling of the sail and the gurgling of the passing water reached Miri's ears.
- She has a square sail on two booms, which I shall see is fully repaired, and there is little else to do to make her ready.
- I recognized it as the boom of a sailboat, with pieces of the sail torn on it.
- The sail is left fed into the boom and mast so all you have to do is pull it up.
- We had been flying slower than 100 knots most of the day because our hoist boom was extended.
- Sonia waited until he was within three feet of her, then jumped up on the boom, running lightly towards the mast.
- So a sheet is a rope, a tack is a turn into the wind and the boom is the spar along the bottom of the sail.
- He bundled the sails over the booms and tied them into ungainly lumps, then went to the wheelhouse.
- As Miller approached the helm looming before her, a quick glance at the boom and rigging was a reminder of the vessel's size.
- The wind caught the sails with a dull boom and the ship heeled about, tacking into the westerly breeze sweeping across the lake.
- There was speculation that he might have been struck by the boom and thrown overboard as he changed the sail.
- Tying a rope to the wheel and to a pole to keep the vessel on course, Jake swung himself onto the boom and beginning to furl the sails himself.
- Walking or running behind the sail holding on to the boom helps students get the feel of flying the sail.
- The boat took considerable damage in the storm, losing its mast, boom, compass and lifelines.
- The sails were all furled in tight bundles around the various booms, and a lantern gleamed with white light on the bowsprit.
- He shut off the motor and untied the sails from the booms.
- We then come to the mast's boom that has broken into two pieces over the ship's hull.
- Engineers used a computer-controlled boom pressurization system to initiate deployment of the boom and sail system.
- The wooden boat, valued at around $2000, had two sails and a boom but no mast.
- The fire resulted in heavy damage to both the interior of the vessel and the exterior cabin area, plus damage to the mast, boom and rigging.
2(on crane)brazo masculinepluma feminine
3(for microphone)jirafa feminineboom masculine
- Four beats after curtain rises, bump downlights to full wattage; they're boom lights rigged to the top of the stage.
- It resembles a small one-sided headphone with a small boom microphone, and comes in a bluish-grey and silver metallic colour.
- No studio, no financing, no known actors just a cameraman, boom man, front man, and some extras.
- For example, you may not see the boom microphone on the left side of your shot until you are looking at the video in the video editing program.
- The area was awash with boom mikes and satellite dishes.
- The supporting cast of cameramen, photographers and the people who hold the fluffy sound booms, made it impossible to move, as they jostled for the best positions.
- Spoken parts used to be recorded on the acting sets with boom mikes, but this is no longer done.
- Any time they go out in public, there's a boom mike hanging over them, there's a camera on them, there's tape recorder all around them.
- Once the overhead boom microphone had moved out of the way, she stepped forwards.
- Joe Wetsch said into the mike boom that was suspended in front of his mouth.
- Because I don't think that I'm any better than the camera operator, the boom man, I don't think that I'm any better than you are.
- If the projectionist bungles the job, subtitles will run off the bottom of the screen, actors' heads will be cut off, or boom microphones will bob into the frame.
- Lucy pointed, too, and made some gurgles, and even patted the boom mike while the cameras rolled.
- Essentially, it is just a set of headphones and a boom microphone, plus the software that enables you to talk to others online.
- Already the media was on the scene, in the building, hanging boom microphones and video cameras out the windows on either side of the woman.
- When he finally arrives, cameras line up in front of questioners and the boom mike circles the room, smacking writers in their heads.
- A boom mike swings into the picture as the film's faked reality shatters.
- He then took a headset down from a clip above him, and pulled the boom microphone around his chin to his lips.
- It had a camera on a boom arm and they were swinging it over and around the car which was following a short distance behind.
- For example, if a cheer goes up at the appearance of the boom operator's credit in a movie, this means that his or her family is in attendance at the screening.
4(floating barrier)barrera flotante feminine
- If all was clear, the boom was opened and you sailed out.
- A boom was used to stop the foam travelling down the river.
- Our bays and inlets could be protected by floating booms and where they exist, by closing sluice gates,’ she said.
- The Council was alerted by local residents on Thursday morning and managed to subdue the flow of diesel into the river by installing a boom.
- The operator is also required to provide a boom across the river to stop boats approaching the weir.
- Officers from the Environment Agency stretched a number of booms across the river to contain the diesel and prevent it from travelling further downstream.
- Kochi was among the first ports to procure an oil spill containment boom in 1987.
- A boom has been placed around the stricken vessel.
- The total length of the boom will be around 200m, with high-visibility pellets at 5m intervals.
- Crews with First Strike Environmental arrived Tuesday evening and have been working to absorb the fuel with booms and pads.
- Large floatation devices such as sausages - known as oil booms - line the river to contain the fuel.
- When the council advertised it said suitable candidates must have between 10 and 15 rowing boats, a motor launch, a river boom and be suitably qualified in life saving.
- The contractors sent out an oil spill response team with booms to contain the spillage and absorbent pads to soak the oil up.
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