In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1masculine golpefeminine sacudidamasculine topetazomasculine golpethat brought me back to reality with a bump — eso me devolvió de golpe a la realidad
- It's also fully lined with high quality foam to protect your premium ammo from bumps and bangs.
- A tripod that is too light may be too susceptible to wind and slight bumps.
- ‘It could have been something as simple as a bump; you know, somebody bumped into someone’.
- Its advanced collision detection ensures that any bumps will probably not kill or severely cripple you.
- 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.
- 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.
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- During the past eight weeks I have seen two minor bumps and one almost head-on collision.
- 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.
- He didn't see the scorched metal walls or feel the thuds and bumps as they drove over drift after drift.
- It will go in a case - the slightest bump or knock considerably affects the value.
- 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.
- He said he had seen a crash and a shunt on Monday and a bump on Tuesday.
- Let's face it, injuries from collisions, falls, bumps, etc. are not that simple.
- The amniotic fluid and membrane cushion the fetus against bumps and jolts to the mother's body.
- Creakings and the rumbling of wheels could be heard and occasional bumps jolted me.
- 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.
- The drive is working well, travels well and absorbs its share of bumps and bangs during daily transit.
1.2(sound)golpe masculinethings that go bump in the night — cosas que dan miedo
2(lump)masculine bultofeminine protuberanciamasculine chichónmasculine bache
3Britishwe 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
2USinformal(remove, throw out)echarwe got bumped from the flight — nos quedamos sin plaza en el vuelo
1(hit, knock)to bump ( against sth/sb) — darse / chocar ( contra / con algo/algn)
2(move)the cart bumped over the field — el carro iba dando botes / tumbos por el campo
- to bump and grind — bailar contoneándose
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