In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The drive is working well, travels well and absorbs its share of bumps and bangs during daily transit.
- To prevent the crashes, bumps, thuds, nicks and dings, follow these top ten parking lot driving tactics.
- Even with a wheel and pedals, the lack of G-forces, bumps and jolts make the visual elements too detached for me to remain in control.
- Let's face it, injuries from collisions, falls, bumps, etc. are not that simple.
- Its advanced collision detection ensures that any bumps will probably not kill or severely cripple you.
- ‘It could have been something as simple as a bump; you know, somebody bumped into someone’.
- He said he had seen a crash and a shunt on Monday and a bump on Tuesday.
- It's also fully lined with high quality foam to protect your premium ammo from bumps and bangs.
- The amniotic fluid and membrane cushion the fetus against bumps and jolts to the mother's body.
- Although the road from Maneybhanjang to Sandakphu is motorable, it is a wiser choice to hike it rather than suffer the jolts and bumps of the track.
- I happen to like my knees, but nobody ever accused them of being well protected from bumps and bangs.
- A tripod that is too light may be too susceptible to wind and slight bumps.
- It will go in a case - the slightest bump or knock considerably affects the value.
- And many knocks, bumps and detours later here I ride in Honduras, central America.
- In times of bumps, falls and collisions, knees can be susceptible to fractures.
- He didn't see the scorched metal walls or feel the thuds and bumps as they drove over drift after drift.
- Now she was just getting angry over it all, she felt a bump or some impact as she fell down still crying and not even noticing the change of position or the pain in her lower back.
- During the past eight weeks I have seen two minor bumps and one almost head-on collision.
- Boring stuff, though I was delighted to find a very small soft camera case for my pencam, to protect it from bumps and knocks when it's in my bag.
- Creakings and the rumbling of wheels could be heard and occasional bumps jolted me.
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- The bus wheel hit a bump, and her forehead made a sharp rapping sound on the glass.
- Seconds later, a family friend on skis went over the same bump and crashed into Jack after failing to spot him lying in the snow.
- It went around corners happily, and wasn't badly upset by the sort of suburban ruts and bumps which had the YRV thudding and bumping along.
- A bump on the skull directly above one of these sections indicates that the particular faculty, called an organ, is more than normally developed.
- If you hit a major bump, you get bangs from the front suspension reminiscent of the previous model, which was certainly less than perfect dynamically.
- Jane didn't remember falling asleep but she must have because she was jerked instantly awake when Ty drove over a large bump.
- The problem is that they do this by forcing the drivers to almost come to a stop before each bump.
- Then, about 30 minutes later, I hit a bump and heard a loud clatter that sounded suspiciously like a cell phone hitting the ground.
- Where some people have a bump of direction, I have a small black hole.
- Unfortunately, that seal proved no match for the bumps and potholes of New York City streets.
- The bumps in Leeds Road are irregularly placed, not symmetrical across the carriageway, and in one place it is possible to drive between two bumps.
- Gall thought that he was able to correlate certain particular mental faculties to bumps and depressions on the surface of the skull.
- They claim the bumps impede the movement of emergency vehicles and buses, disturb neighbours and damage cars.
- Confused, she crawled over to the spot and felt on the ground for a bump, a rock, anything.
- It is a grassy bump amongst other grassy bumps and is marked with a small cairn.
- Gina was jolted awake by the bus going over a bump.
- She gazed up at the ceiling above the bed she'd been sleeping on and stared at the numerous bumps, cracks and bubbles.
- He banged his head on the cab when he went over the bumps, and hurt his hip.
- That said, the sporty T5 version can thump and bang over bad bumps, the downside of its quicker, meatier responses and extra grip.
- Take it from me, when you are being driven over bumps at high speed, the scenery is a blur.
- As Ellis drives over bumps, she notices, the noise in the car is loud.
- How many babies before mine have been jolted awake by the bumps and cracks in the concrete created by unruly tree roots and water damage?
- Killy's technique of avalement - literally, swallowing the bumps by thrusting knees outward - was revolutionary for its day.
Britishwe gave her/I got the bumps — la manteamos/me mantearon
1(hit, knock lightly)I bumped my head/elbow on / against the door — me di en la cabeza/el codo con / contra la puerta
- I bumped the post as I was reversing — choqué con / contra el poste al dar marcha atrás
2US informal(remove, throw out)echarwe got bumped from the flight — nos quedamos sin plaza en el vuelo
- Getting bumped is no reflection on MarineMax, which is one of the best-performing public companies in the Tampa Bay area.
- I believe they're still the best selling - when last I checked Harry Potter still hadn't quite bumped them out of that spot.
- Unfortunately, Korea was bumped off the list of countries that Soldiers could receive the bonus, though Soldiers there are still eligible for a Military Occupational Skill-based bonus, he added.
- The end came last Thursday when his weekly column was bumped to accommodate a rant by Andrew Neil about a matter of global significance - Naomi Campbell.
- Arizona and British Columbia, Canada both earned A grades in the 2003 version of IMBA's Report Card, bumping Colorado off the top spot for mountain bike advocacy, trails and riding.
- When his studio slot was unexpectedly bumped, Bellows started tackling pre-production duties here with guitar god/sound vet Stew Kirkwood.
- Ever since Make Up's release, however, Hot Hot Heat have apparently been trying their damnedest to bump Interpol off the cover of the Post-Fame Jinx Handbook.
- Aging receivers bumped were Jacksonville's Jimmy Smith, Denver's Rod Smith and Oakland's Tim Brown.
- The team has committed heavily to Pena, handing him the first base job and bumping Young off the position shortly after signing Young to a four-year deal.
- He has decent size, so bumping him off his route at the line is a difficult task.
- By comparison, Russia has five current or former world champions and is so deep that Sajidov bumped reigning Olympic champion Adam Saitiev for these games.
- CAR boss Bob Quirk and his two-family party were bumped from their luxury hotel just a week before departure - and offered an alternative break at a hotel with a nudist balcony.
- They bumped Franklin off of the half dollar and replaced him with Kennedy in 1964.
- You obviously want to bump him off pole position and yet the two of you will be in briefing together.
- Gore's senior aides were so frustrated that they actually bumped the keynote address out of its prime-time slot.
- Celtic's bid for European glory bumped Sharon Small off the schedules, and when her cop drama returned to the box she finished the run having to eat lead.
- Because of this, the song is bumped from the first disc with the other essential songs and is instead banished to the weaker second disc.
1(hit, knock)to bump (against sth/sb) — darse / chocar (contra/con algo/algn)
- Colouring and flavouring surface baits such as pellets chum mixer and crust can further improve takes, but often species such as carp will bump and knock such baits.
- The day was almost over they were going out of the water ride when a girl walked out and bumped against Tom.
- Grace struggled more violently than before, bumping against a table and knocking a large porcelain vase to the floor, where it shattered into a thousand pieces with a loud crash.
- The couple met three years ago when they literally bumped into each other at a Hampton Court funfair.
- Darcy gave a little whimper, and then Austin distinctly heard the sound of something bumping against the tile.
- The ship heaved a little, bumped gently against the stone wall, the impact absorbed by the bundles of branches, then settled contentedly into her berth.
- He sighed, following her from the room, on the way to the door a red coated man bumped heavily into them, knocking Kirsten to the side and brushing heavily against Kaerin.
- Suddenly, three taxicabs raced along both sides of the motorcade, even bumping against the security car.
- Michelle bumped right into the stranger, literally knocking the breath out of her.
- Knocking down the fire-irons, tumbling over the chairs, bumping against the piano, smothering himself among the curtains, wherever she went, there went he.
- ‘Hey there,’ he said, bumping against her arm with his.
- He swayed, bumping against the altar and pitching over it.
- Eventually the kid bumps into someone, their parent immediately glares at the person who's been run into or grudgingly tells their kid to behave who immediately carries on as before.
- Her smoke curled toward the light over the table where a moth was bumping against the bulb.
- To get bumped or struck by a big fish like this was pretty incredible.
- The rubber tyres of the wheelchair bumped and banged against the curb as he tried to manoeuvre back onto the pavement.
- You should take it easy for the first few days and take special care not to bump or knock the operation site.
- I also like how the cars bump and bang into each other, and that if you wreck a guy one week he'll come back and wreck you the next.
- Behind, the young women are fast asleep, their heads gently bumping against each other now and then.
- I stood by the curb of the road and waited for the cars to go by when I caught sight of the girl I bumped in the airport.
2(move)the cart bumped over the field — el carro iba dando botes / tumbos por el campo
- to bump and grind — bailar contoneándose
- It gave Elissa the green light and she walked down quickly, keeping her footsteps light, feeling her knapsack bump lightly against her back.
- The suspension bumps and thumps loudly and sometimes uncomfortably.
- The cart still tottered as it bumped along the Mourning Valley.
- His ancient sword was steadily bumping against his side.
- He poured clumsily, spilling a good amount of claret as the carriage bumped along.
- He went quiet, and we bumped along in silence for a little while.
- With the price bumping around the £4 mark after a 10% fall following a relatively heavy volume of trade, it became clear that some investors had voted with their feet.
- My wife, perhaps becoming complacent, went ahead across the steep traverse, lost her footing and slid at terrifyingly high speed, bumping to a halt on some rocks where the terrain levelled and badly grazing her arm.
- As we headed for the forest, we bumped along in a large all-wheel-drive military-type vehicle over the roughest forest roads we'd ever experienced.
- If not for the TV, I was sure I would have been able to hear the box jerk and bump across the attic floor at night.
- This is what happened in those animal skin pouches: as the camels bumped along across the desert, air was incorporated into the whole milk.
- But since Deja had bumped along with a skeleton staff for several months, and functioned fine, we wondered if this would really have hurt Google financially.
- At one time four-wheel drive vehicles were just muddy workhorses, box-like things used by folk who just liked to bump along tracks or plough across muddy fields.
- As the ambulance bumped gently along the jolts in the road on its journey to the hospital Kim tried to keep her eyes closed tight and think of nothing like she was meditating.
- I more or less slept through flight, wakened only occasionally by those Twilight Zone gremlins on the wings that make planes bump and jolt.
- As the car bumped along on our way back to my house, I couldn't suppress a smile.
- Within minutes, we had turned off the main road, bumped along a narrow city street, and come to a stop outside a house.
- The carriage bumped and jolted on the rough track from the castle.
- When the ambulance finally came, they put her on a stretcher and drove her to the hospital, with us sitting beside her as the car bumped along.
- They bumped along, going at least eighty on the dark highway.
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