In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(loud noise)estrépito masculineshe dropped the plates with a crash — se le cayeron los platos con gran estrépito
- there was a tremendous crash of thunder — se oyó un trueno espantoso
- the crash of the waves — el romper de las olas
- Suddenly, they hear a crash of thunder and see a flicker of lightening.
- The contents of her backpack spilled out, many items breaking with a resounding crash as a result.
- Neighbours said they were woken by loud bangs and crashes.
- The plates in Hailey's hands dropped with a crash on the floor.
- I was just dosing off the sleep when I heard a loud crash of thunder.
- When I heard glass break and crashes in the store downstairs, I went down the stairs to investigate.
- Della's reconstruction was interrupted by a loud crash of thunder.
- James replied sharply, yelling over the crash of waves and thunder alike.
- The recorder captured the sounds of loud thumps, crashes, shouts, and breaking glasses and plates.
- Everyone at the table winced as they heard the bathroom door slam, and a crash as something fell.
- I heard a loud crash as something broke against the wall.
- As we approached I saw huge flashes of fork lightning and heard the loudest thunder crashes I have ever heard.
- Her words were broken off abruptly by a loud crash from a room in the apartment.
- Still holding on to the back of my seat he fell as I pushed it back, landing on the ground with a crash as the chair fell and knocked into the table.
- A hammer flew across the basement and landed with a crash on the pile.
- Between each crash of the waves, there was a boat zooming by.
- Immediately, with a great crash, the picture fell to the floor!
- Just as he was about to open his mouth to speak, there was a loud crash, followed by the screeching of the train's breaks.
- She heard loud crashes coming from the room down the hall and she assumed that was where Mary was.
- The class jumped as a loud crash echoed through the hallways.
2(collision, accident)accidente masculinechoque masculineplane/car crash — accidente aéreo/de automóvil
- we were in a crash — tuvimos un accidente
- According to authorities in Montrose, he remains unaccounted for after his seat was ripped from the aircraft during the crash.
- In the meantime, Monday's seaplane crash left many families in mourning right before Christmas.
- One person was killed and another six seriously injured in two crashes on the A64 yesterday.
- Another possibility was a crash on landing caused by failure of landing gear and brakes.
- High speed crashes, often accompanied by fire or explosions, hindered identification of bodies.
- They say that 70 percent of all air crashes occur during landing.
- The group has helped victims from more than 100 aviation crashes.
- My parents were taken to the accident and emergency department after a car crash near the motorway.
- In other words, he was not in charge of maneuvering the aircraft when the crash occurred.
- The fire was partially worsened by the inexperienced local fire personnel who have little or no training in aircraft crashes.
- Speed has been determined to be one of the most common contributing factors in vehicle crashes.
- He too gave evidence at the Board of Inquiry today, telling of how he believed he was thrown from the aircraft after the crash.
- A police officer was taken to hospital after the police car he was travelling in was involved in a crash with two other vehicles.
- Most air crashes occur when a bird hits the windshield or is inducted into the engine.
- The outcome of a fatal accident inquiry investigating a fatal helicopter crash in Orkney has been delayed.
- Tributes were paid yesterday to young sweethearts who were killed in a horrific car crash at an accident blackspot.
- I don't get people who sit back and rack up the dollars, charging for interviews after they survive a plane crash.
- So far this year, a total of 41 people have been killed in road crashes in North Yorkshire, compared to last year's total toll of 80.
- In the Netherlands, hundreds of vehicles were involved in crashes, but no fatalities were reported.
- As is usual in the case of an aircraft crash, many unidentifiable small pieces of aluminum and steel also surfaced.
- Well, we're going to figure out what caused a fiery plane crash in Colorado.
- He survived 28 crashes and shot down 40 German planes in just three months in the First World War.
- A soldier lost control of his Army vehicle and caused a crash, a court heard.
- Additionally, 54 % of all alcohol-related fatal crashes happened on weekends.
- However, the former mountain bike professional admitted afterwards it was a case of the bravest survived on a slippery circuit which saw countless crashes and numerous falls.
- A pilot battled to avoid a plane crash as his stricken aircraft circled over Colchester
- He's been gored by an elephant and survived a plane crash.
- The moment you walk away unscathed from a car crash is, I can attest, a euphoric experience.
- Deaths by unintentional violence were those by accidental means, such as drowning and aircraft crashes.
- A high-speed head-on car crash claimed the lives of a teenager and two elderly women, an inquest heard.
- He survived the crash by landing in ‘the biggest sand dune in the desert.’
- Jack, and 47 others, survives a plane crash on a remote Pacific island.
- Police are keen to speak to any witnesses to the collision or anyone who saw either vehicle before the crash.
- A mother who survived a plane crash in the African bush is now helping educate a teenage girl she befriended as she recovered from her injuries.
- The mother of a woman who died in a car crash near Scarborough today paid tribute to her loving, caring daughter.
- Two children and a teenager were fighting for their lives today after separate road crashes involving buses.
- It seems that the majority of vehicle crashes can be avoided by minor changes in driver behavior.
- The cars run closely together in big packs, making an enormous crash nearly inevitable.
- The accident was the latest in a string of crashes where cars have careered off the road near the green.
- A level crossing keeper has been suspended after yesterday's rail crash in Lincolnshire.
3(financial failure)crac masculinecrack masculinethe Wall Street crash — el crac(k) de Wall Street
- a bank crash — la quiebra de un banco
1he crashed the car — chocó
- to crash sth into sth
- he crashed his car/bike into the car in front — (iba en el coche/la moto y) chocó con el coche de delante
2(make a noise)hacer ruido conshe crashed the cymbals together — hizo sonar los platillos
3informalto crash a party — colarse en una fiesta informal
1(collide)estrellarsechocarto crash into sth — estrellarse / chocar contra algo
2(make loud noise)(thunder) retumbarthe dishes crashed to the floor — los platos se cayeron al suelo estrepitosamente
- the ceiling came crashing down on them — el techo se les derrumbó encima
3Finance(shares) caer a pique(shares) colapsarWall Street crashed in 1929 — en 1929 hubo un crac(k) en la bolsa de Nueva York
4informal(spend the night)quedarse a dormircan I crash at your place? — ¿puedo quedarme a dormir en tu casa?
1(course) intensivo(program) de choque
1to go crash into sth — estrellarse estrepitosamente contra algo
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