In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbclogged, clogging
1(sink/filter/pipe) obstruir(filter/pipe/sink) atascar(wheels) atascar
- When you finally get your turn in the bathroom, are you met with towels thrown on the floor and the toilet clogged up with reams of toilet roll?
- Kevin's Kurdish driver, Adnan, had raced his engine and clogged up the carburetor of his Nissan.
- The particulate matter in the rain water that ran off the roof clogged up my water filter, but otherwise this scare caused no damage.
- A pump blockage in the existing system had caused the problem after clogged up waste poured out of an emergency outflow pipe.
- The float valve in the brine tank (inside plastic pipe) also can get clogged up with salt residue.
- The surface was like a thick clay which clogged up the tyre treads, turning them into slicks.
- Within a few days, the heaviest rain for 30 years had turned the soil into a quagmire, producing thick mud that clogged up rifles and immobilised tanks.
- The dust kicked up in her face blinded her and clogged up her throat.
- And our attitude to debris and litter, clogging up drains, needs to change.
- Do you fear that you'll be clogged up with lots of very, very minor disputes, where people should be able to sort them out themselves?
- At the outset, a solution to Bangalore's clogging drains can't be that simplistic.
- Whenever rains are heavy, the drain gets clogged with debris.
- He's just back from a fortnight in the city and is suffering from little more than clogged up sinuses.
- It clogged up his throat and his chest and made his head ache.
- The chief told me that both the primary and the safety pressure regulators were clogged with debris.
- The buildup traps oil under skin, leading to more clogged pores and breakouts.
intransitive verbclogged, clogging
1(pipe) obstruirse(pipe) atascarse(wheel) atascarse
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