In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(crash)(vehicle) chocar(vehicle) colisionar formalthe two vehicles collided head-on — los dos vehículos chocaron de frente
- to collide with sth/sb — chocar con algo/algn
- Having split apart, the continents eventually started to collide with each other, and their different groups of mammals started to mix.
- I had survived; I hadn't hit anyone or anything and nobody had collided with me.
- Put simply, if a moving atom collides with a photon coming in the opposite direction with the appropriate energy, the atom will be knocked back and slowed down.
- In May two trains collided and derailed near the station during the morning rush-hour.
- I think politics is intrinsically about idealism colliding with raw power.
- Officers were told Richardson's car had mounted the kerb and it had been swerving before it collided with a lamppost.
- Unfortunately, basic contract principles collide with his request for damages.
- Wallace collided with three other bikes at Wheeler's Corner at the Dundrod Circuit in Co Antrim.
- We have different styles, different topics spark our interest and while our views do collide, we rarely arrive at them from the same direction.
- There were more accidents, more trucks, which had collided with trees, culverts, or run off the road.
- It is a place where history and people and power and politics collide in ways that touch the lives of every American.
- We might find out that we have been part of different worlds with colliding interests - scientific and political.
- The students and lecturers all have different motives for being there and these collide with painful consequences.
- But when devotion to principle collides with electoral politics, hard truths must be faced.
- It was the only time in recorded history that our planet may have collided with a huge celestial object.
- Instead of which, the more Romantic orchestral playing collided with the period style of the choir and soloists.
- The two worlds are colliding in an age-old clash that is causing some to wonder how long this great thing will last.
- Postrel's book provides us with two very different worlds colliding with each other.
- The play shows political paranoia colliding with greed and ambition.
- A youth was killed when a passenger train collided with his car on a level crossing in East Yorkshire last night.
- He collided with a shelf holding computer parts and knocked some to the floor with a clatter.
- Their call follows an accident in Welling when a bus collided with a van which was turning left across the bus lane.
- When those two forces collide, Japanese politics will at long last change.
- What is being made visible here is the fault-line where corporate culture collides with democratic politics.
- It collided with the jug, sending it toppling over and crashing onto the polished tiles.
- L knows full well that the abject takes on a very different meaning when it collides with our stereotypes of the black underclass.
- The accident happened when the Corsa collided with a blue Ford Escort as both vehicles travelled towards Haxby.
- As the ball fell, a pair of opposing players jumped together, collided and missed it.
- Later in the afternoon, at 5.40 pm, a two vehicle accident saw cars colliding on the Hatston Brae after slipping on snow.
- Another train wreck today: California freight train collided with a passenger train.
- He braked but the vehicle would not stop and they collided with the wall.
- Different dance worlds collide at Tangente's Majors series this weekend.
- As our collective anger collides head-on with our political system's intransigence, we're stuck with a classic case of an irresistible force meeting an immovable object.
- The car was shunted backwards by the force of the impact and collided with the black Ford Fiesta directly behind it.
- Between those two opposing views, ideals collide and friendships are strained.
- It's when the love story collides with the subplot that conflict arises.
- Four seismic forces will soon collide to test the president's true political acumen.
- When the personal collides with the political, someone is bound to get panned.
- He unwittingly collides with the toughest star player on the opposing team and is knocked unconscious, along with his gigantic opponent.
- Six students were injured in Casino on Wednesday morning when their school bus collided with a car.
2(disagree)tener un enfrentamientoto collide (with sb/sth) (over sth) — tener un enfrentamiento (con algn/algo) (sobre/acerca de algo)
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