In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(door/hinges) chirriar(bedsprings/floorboards) crujir(boots/joints) crujir
- The green gates creaked open as uncle pushed with all his might against it.
- The wooden frame creaked and settled as she sank down into the middle of the bowl.
- Under her feet, she could hear the wooden stairs creak.
- It may have been the sound of timbers creaking as the temperature dropped.
- I heard the gates creak open and felt a slight shove to move forward.
- They started to walk down stairs, the wooden stairs creaked under that amount of weight.
- The large wooden doors of the gate creaked and groaned as they slowly swung from their resting place.
- Listening closely she could hear the branches of the trees moving and creaking in the wind.
- As he rounded onto his block, he heard the sound of the swings creaking at the park.
- I heard gates creak open as I hugged a pillow to my ears.
- My large ears twitched as I listened to the sound of the wood creaking inside of this house.
- I'm caught unawares as the wooden door creaks open, and a large man lurches into the room, his belly swaying with every step he takes.
- Both women looked up at the sound of the library door creaking open.
- A moment later they were riding up in the elevator that creaked ominously as it moved.
- The metal door groaned and creaked before sliding open with a long screech.
- The train of merchant's wagons continued slowly into the gate, their wooden axles creaking loudly in the hot stagnant air.
- As she made her way up the ladder, the wooden frame creaked loudly.
- The gates creaked open just enough to allow the three riders to enter in single file.
- Beneath her, the wooden floors creaked and her shoes sounded softly in the silence.
- The wooden door creaked as it opened and Matthew found himself staring at it for no reason.
1masculine chirridomasculine crujidomasculine crujido
- A muffled creak sounded from outside the walls of Feye's bedroom.
- A creak in the floorboard echoed throughout the house, but there was no sign that anyone had heard anything.
- A high-pitched creak sounded, and I craned my neck as far as I could to see what this seaman looked like.
- I was brought out of my reverie by the creak of a floorboard behind me.
- He didn't hear the creak of heavy footsteps on the basement stairs.
- My sister went on to describe noises she'd been hearing, the regular old creaks and cracks that are heard in all houses and she'd also heard a clicking sound.
- A creak in the floorboards caused his sharp eyes to search the dark deck quickly.
- When he heard the creak in the floorboards he didn't even bother to look up.
- There was a second of hesitation, possibly as Meghan was preparing for another punch, and then a creak and a thud.
- He became a little worried because he heard a light creak in the floorboards.
- There was a creak in the floorboards when he stood up.
- I could hear the pops, the creaks, the rumbling of the ice underfoot and all around.
- When he was still awake he thought he heard the faint creak of a floorboard, he immediately filed that away as Kira getting her midnight snack.
- The only sound was the occasional creak of the weathered ropes straining to hold out weight.
- The heavy fabric blocked the sound of the thunder, and a creak outside my door was now audible.
- A slight creak echoed in that same side street and a dark figure ascended from the ground as if rising from the dead.
- A creak sounded, and a rope ladder unfurled from an unseen source.
- There was a creak of a floorboard, and the hairs on the back of her neck rose.
- Every morning his landlady heard him walk to the door to pick up his newspaper; her ears had grown accustomed to the creaks in the floorboards.
- The girls fell silent as they heard a creak on the floorboards outside.
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