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)masculine choquefeminine colisión formalmasculine abordajefeminine colisión formalto be in collision with sth — chocar con algo
- Three people have died in a head-on collision between two cars in a weekend which also saw two police officers seriously injured in a separate road accident.
- But the most serious collisions are when traffic comes into conflict, often on single carriageway sections.
- It is believed the bike was in collision with one car, and then the rider struck another car as his bike spun off and caught fire.
- The spot-checks by the Vehicle Inspectorate follow a recent fatal accident in North Wales in which a motorcyclist was in collision with a car with tinted windows.
- Less than an hour after the Potters Bar crash three people were killed and another two critically injured in a head-on collision between two cars in Llandudno in Wales.
- It also revealed that motorists are six times more likely to be involved in a fatal collision on a single carriageway than on a motorway.
- This brought about a head-on collision between the crowd and the regular troops, who opened fire.
- Controversy arose over a collision between Peter and the United goalie, Ray Wood, who was carried off, amid booing.
- An investigation has been launched after two people were seriously injured yesterday when their van was in collision with a train at a level crossing near Skegness.
- The coach had left the castle at 4.20 pm on Saturday, and ten minutes later the accident happened when a Ford Transit van was in collision with the coach.
- According to Gardai, the two articulated trucks were travelling in opposite directions when the collision occurred.
- The pensioner was crossing Coniston Avenue when she was involved in collision with a Vauxhall Astra at 4.40 pm yesterday.
- The interest in collisions of high-energy nuclei as a possible route to a new state of nuclear matter began with the emergence of QCD in the late 1970s.
- The day after the air crash, he was involved in more drama when he witnessed a head-on collision between two cars.
- A total of 1,231 drivers were tested after collisions, after committing moving traffic offences, or where officers suspected they had been drinking
- Five rail workers were among the victims of the head-on collision between a passenger train and a freight train in thick fog near Bologna.
- It was twenty years ago that the 130th Boat Race had to be been postponed less than an hour before it was due to start because the Cambridge boat was in collision with a barge and sank.
- She avoided a collision by swerving violently, but that caused her car to spin on to the wrong side of the road and collide with a lorry coming the other way, despite its driver braking heavily.
- Police received an accident report involving a collision between a car and a pickup truck on Sukhumvit Road in Sattahip.
- If they could be aided by some automation advising them on how they might resolve potential collisions or conflicts between aircraft then that could help.
2(disagreement)enfrentamiento masculineconfrontación feminine
- I predict a major collision between the Copyright Office and the copyright industry in the coming months - let's hope posterity wins.
- And more important, what can be done to soften the impact of the collision between soaring costs and ability to pay?
- The potential conflicts and collisions of systems that can in principle occur as between Community and member States do not occur in a legal vacuum, but in a space to which international law is also relevant.
- But what Pinter's production clearly presents us with is a collision between two different forms of desperation.
- It's a collision between two very different views of what constitutes ownership.
- It is the first of what I predict will be many such collisions between the various vested interests in racing over the next few months.
- What of the violent collision between profits and environmental limits?
- Through its intense and intelligent drama about the sometimes catastrophic collisions of ideas and experience, it also confronts our own notions of what then was and what now is.
- The collision of ideas will strengthen, not weaken, a political party.
- Anti-discrimination laws, freedom of speech, democracy and tolerance education campaigns help to ease cultural collisions.
- Nobody can now deny either the existence or the importance of the head-on collision between the prime minister and the chancellor.
- Out of the collision of these ideas, and the failure to resolve the issues in Washington, emerged a new war.
- The collision between China and the US is a quarrel about ideas and concepts, not about things.
- The collision of ideas will certainly lead to justice and truth.
- That what is going on is essentially, a collision of two cultures, with ours wrongly attempting to gain supremacy.
- That being the situation, it was not, it is submitted, if you like, a head-on collision between witness and cross-examiner.
- Her sense of detail, love of story and playful use of language create an unstoppable collision of characters and ideas.
- The episode underlined the cultural collision between the free - spirited Rainbow People and traditional Indian culture.
- There is a huge hype over sugar substitutes, created through the collision of two very different schools of thought.
- As we see here, the ramification of the collisions of two cultures is often witnessed in the conflicts between immigrant parents and their more acculturated children.
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