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
- A tripod that is too light may be too susceptible to wind and slight bumps.
- 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.
- I happen to like my knees, but nobody ever accused them of being well protected from bumps and bangs.
- In times of bumps, falls and collisions, knees can be susceptible to fractures.
- To prevent the crashes, bumps, thuds, nicks and dings, follow these top ten parking lot driving tactics.
- It's also fully lined with high quality foam to protect your premium ammo from bumps and bangs.
- The drive is working well, travels well and absorbs its share of bumps and bangs during daily transit.
- He didn't see the scorched metal walls or feel the thuds and bumps as they drove over drift after drift.
- And many knocks, bumps and detours later here I ride in Honduras, central America.
- Creakings and the rumbling of wheels could be heard and occasional bumps jolted me.
- ‘It could have been something as simple as a bump; you know, somebody bumped into someone’.
- 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.
- During the past eight weeks I have seen two minor bumps and one almost head-on collision.
- 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.
- It will go in a case - the slightest bump or knock considerably affects the value.
- 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.
- Let's face it, injuries from collisions, falls, bumps, etc. are not that simple.
- He said he had seen a crash and a shunt on Monday and a bump on Tuesday.
- Its advanced collision detection ensures that any bumps will probably not kill or severely cripple you.
1.2(sound)golpe masculinethings that go bump in the night — cosas que dan miedo
2(lump)masculine bultofeminine protuberanciamasculine chichónmasculine bache
- 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.
- Confused, she crawled over to the spot and felt on the ground for a bump, a rock, anything.
- 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.
- Gina was jolted awake by the bus going over a bump.
- It is a grassy bump amongst other grassy bumps and is marked with a small cairn.
- They claim the bumps impede the movement of emergency vehicles and buses, disturb neighbours and damage cars.
- A bump on the skull directly above one of these sections indicates that the particular faculty, called an organ, is more than normally developed.
- 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?
- That said, the sporty T5 version can thump and bang over bad bumps, the downside of its quicker, meatier responses and extra grip.
- The problem is that they do this by forcing the drivers to almost come to a stop before each bump.
- As Ellis drives over bumps, she notices, the noise in the car is loud.
- 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.
- Gall thought that he was able to correlate certain particular mental faculties to bumps and depressions on the surface of the skull.
- 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.
- 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.
- Killy's technique of avalement - literally, swallowing the bumps by thrusting knees outward - was revolutionary for its day.
- The bus wheel hit a bump, and her forehead made a sharp rapping sound on the glass.
- Then, about 30 minutes later, I hit a bump and heard a loud clatter that sounded suspiciously like a cell phone hitting the ground.
- Take it from me, when you are being driven over bumps at high speed, the scenery is a blur.
- Jane didn't remember falling asleep but she must have because she was jerked instantly awake when Ty drove over a large bump.
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
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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