In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fire) crepitar(fire) chisporrotear(twigs/paper) crujirthe line's crackling a lot — hay mucho ruido en la línea
- Birds were calling at us, and leaves and sticks snapped and crackled beneath our feet.
- The radio crackles again and we are called to a pub to deal with a fight that has broken out.
- She could hear leaves crackling underfoot as she and her father walked through the mountains in autumn.
- Machine guns crackled across the late afternoon sky.
- I sat curled up on the Victorian sofa watching the flames burn and crackle in the fireplace.
- The sound of his voice crackled loudly over the speaker, which couldn't quite keep up with his volume.
- Hunkered down in my studies, I'd hear the trailer suddenly begin to crackle like a beer can crushed in a fist.
- The fire crackled and sparked, sending small bits of flame into the crisp night air.
- A Fire crackled in the fireplace, and the furniture was in ok shape.
- Is there anything quite so snug and cozy, more redolent of home than a good fire crackling on the hearth?
- A speaker in the ceiling crackled loudly with some code and two nurses hurried up the hall.
- Just as Kimberly was about to say something else, the intercom crackled to life.
- A small fire crackled merrily on the hearth over which a kettle hung.
- The radio transmitter crackled again and the pilot swore under his breath.
- He covered one wall and then another when his comm unit crackled again.
- He could not hear the flames crackling around him, nor Sorcha calling for him to stop.
- Another bolt of lightning crackled loudly over their heads.
- The fire in the fireplace crackled softly and set a soft glow upon the room.
- The wind sang its gentle desert lullaby, and the prisoners' fires crackled and snapped quietly.
- Then she crackled her knuckles and darted out into the Meadow, where she was greeted with an unfamiliar sight.
2(sparkle)this city crackles with excitement — esta ciudad bulle de entusiasmo
1(of twigs, paper)crujido masculinethe crackle of the fire — el crepitar / el chisporroteo del fuego
- the crackle of gunfire — el traqueteo de los fusiles
- There was a loud crackle of flames, and it was over.
- The sound is richer and free of the very occasional crackle and hiss that existed on the laserdisc.
- I threw it back and spun around when I heard a loud crackle.
- The music sometimes sounds a bit wobbly, and pops and crackles are heard throughout the mixes.
- My hands tingle and I hiss as the slight, uncomfortable crackle of electricity.
- Sharp crackles of escaping air fill the night already alive with the sounds of crickets.
- Above the static and the crackle of automatic gunfire there was the sound of sobbing and screaming.
- There is lots of white noise in the track - crackles and pops that indicate age and handling mishaps.
- The cave was silent except for an occasional crackle from the dying fire.
- She closed her eyes and listened to the soft crackle of the warm campfire.
- Adam sat bold upright as the crackle of twigs breaking caught his attention.
- A crackle of thunder ripped through the darkening sky and the rain became more intense.
- The only sound was the soft crackle of flames and crickets chirping in the field.
- His boots clumped loudly on the stone floor, accompanied by the sharp crackle of burning wood.
- Chest examination revealed fine late inspiratory crackles with otherwise normal breath sounds.
- They sounded exactly the same as in the movie, with the radio crackle afterwards.
- There was a dead silence in the room except for the occasional crackle of the jumping embers inside the fireplace.
- "All the time I was climbing over the wreckage, I could hear the crackle of flames.
- The crackle of gunfire could be heard over the noon call to prayer.
- Auscultation of the lungs revealed inspiratory crackles in the lower lung zones.
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