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1(outrage)conmoción feminineto cause (a) commotion — producir / causar una conmoción
- their detention caused a commotion throughout the country — su detención conmocionó al país
- to make a commotion about sth — armar un escándalo por / sobre algo
- About a dozen officers moved in swiftly to make sure the commotion didn't spread.
- Alerted by the commotion the burglar was disturbed and chased by pub regulars but he got away.
- The city was quiet, in the lull between the commotion and bustle of the day and the casual activity of night.
- A passing cab driver, who heard the commotion and spotted the fire coming from the flat, called police.
- First, before he gets started, there's a commotion in the middle of the audience.
- ‘We heard a commotion on the beach so we got up and ran to see what was going on,’ he said.
- People opened their windows or came out into the street to see what the commotion was about.
- Police said one of his neighbours heard the commotion and chased the suspect towards the nearby pub where he lost sight of him.
- Neighbours spoke of hearing a loud bang and a commotion, as police, paramedics and the fire brigade attended the scene.
- If the other orphans see that they'll cause a commotion and stir up so much trouble.
- I had to buy a pair of shoes but half way through my purchase a commotion erupted outside in the street.
- His arms around his head, he shut his eyes, blocking out all the commotions that came from outside his room and making his mind completely blank, devoid of any obvious emotions.
- I heard some noise and his excited voice and a whole lot of other commotions.
- What began as a small commotion is quickly growing into a full-blown riot.
- In an interview held within hours of the incident Richardson told officers how there was a loud commotion and banging on his door.
- Being out with Maggie caused quite a sensation, quite a commotion.
- He went outside on the second floor balcony of his house to see what the commotion was all about in their garden.
- In the commotion the victim was punched in the face by both attackers and left bruised, but didn't need hospital treatment.
- On the morning of this tragedy, a neighbour and close friend heard all the commotion and ran across the road to see if Ruth was OK.
- A neighbour was alerted by the commotion and the Metropolitan Police and an ambulance were called.
2(noise)alboroto masculinejaleo masculine informalto make a commotion — armar jaleo informal
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