In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Earlier this week, the work cafeteria was buzzing with the clamour of the morning rush.
- The loud clamor of metal against metal awoke him swiftly.
- He barely even noticed the clamor of noise coming from Jennifer's room.
- They were shouting and laughing, their voices rising above the clamor of the motor.
- Aurora responded, also yelling over the clamor.
- In the clamor of a battle, such noises and their exact location would be virtually impossible to distinguish even at close range.
- As she neared, she heard the clamour of their excited voices rising and echoing off the rock walls around her.
- The clamor of noise from the television interrupted my need for the serenity in the house.
- When he had finished talking, there arose a great clamor of noise as everyone grabbed their belongings, and started to make their way out of the room and into the hall outside.
- With each passing moment, as the horizon became a little brighter, the clamor became louder, until all the knights of the camp were up and about, making ready for their departure.
- Upon opening the door, the clatter of trays on silverware and the clamor of voices competing with one another washed over them.
- Sonorous snores cut through the clamor of the gathering.
- Her murmured words were lost in the clamor of running feet.
- Jonathan must himself have heard the growing clamor in the kitchen, for he hurried to finish.
- The noise had reached a clamour, and the smoke was making their eyes water.
- Just as I got close to the bedroom door and was beginning to turn the knob, the clamor of footsteps came to my attention again.
- From behind the group, a great clamor arose.
- There was music and the sound of chatter in the background, the clamor of a dinner party in progress.
- The clamor rose to such a level, that no one could get a word in edgewise.
- But underneath all the clamor and the noise, a single heart beats.
2(outcry)clamor masculineclamor for/against sth
- the clamor for increased subsidies — las voces que reclamaban un aumento en las subvenciones
- the public clamor against her appointment — el clamor popular contra su nombramiento
- The only way to fend off the loud clamour of conspiracy theories is to keep the public fully informed.
- Labour is going to learn whether or not it is possible to resist the public clamour for tax cuts and still win a general election.
- There will also be a desperate clamour for tickets, accommodation and buses as more than 35,000 fans from the south coast prepare to travel to the Welsh capital.
- To prevent urban unrest, the country's leadership had to address the growing clamor for jobs.
- The corruption allegations have spurred public protests and mounting clamor for his immediate resignation.
- Along the coast, people have crammed themselves into steep-sided stacks of apartments in the clamour for the slightest glimpse of the sea.
- In any case, public clamor for inoculations might require a liberal vaccination program after an outbreak.
- ‘The clamour for early interest rate increases is unjustified and potentially dangerous, particularly for manufacturing,’ he said.
- There has been a clamour for tax credits to help small businesses train their staff.
- The ABC story notes the growing clamor for free and fair elections.
- There was also a growing clamour for a shift in a policy that for years had appeared unfavourably disposed to overseas companies.
- With many investors still smarting after the destruction of equity - based investments, there is a clamour for safer havens for longer term savings.
- He has to face down the markets, his political critics, and his own colleagues as the clamour for solutions to the looming economic crunch inevitably grows.
- And as we know, in the clamour for rights those who can only whisper are ignored.
- ‘I think the Prime Minister has done a fantastic job,’ he says, dismissing the growing clamour for an early succession.
- So when the railways began to expand in the south in mid-1850s, there was a clamour for a rail link to the hills.
- Many locals also work with the international agencies, and are well off by past standards, although the clamour for more jobs in an economy with high unemployment is intense.
- Now Manchester's ruling Labour group has pledged to act after its own backbenchers joined the clamour for change.
- In view of the clamour for more public spending, especially on health, transport and education, the Chancellor is seen as more likely to choose to boost public expenditure than cut taxes.
- In recent months, however, as worker unrest has swelled and fewer job recruits have arrived, the clamour for jobs at the factory gates has declined.
1gritarthe children started clamoring to go home — los niños empezaron a gritar que se querían ir a casa
- to clamor for sth
- to clamor for justice — clamar por justicia
- some elements are already clamoring for war — algunos sectores ya están pidiendo guerra a gritos
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