In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(room/street/bus) abarrotado de gente(bus/street/room) atestado de gente(room/bus/street) lleno de gentethe beach gets very crowded — la playa se llena de gente
- it's too crowded in here — hay demasiada gente aquí
- a very crowded schedule — un calendario / un programa muy apretado
- the cupboard is crowded with odds and ends — el armario está atiborrado / lleno de cosas
- they live crowded together in one room — viven amontonados / apiñados en un cuarto
- A teenager was jailed yesterday for killing a rape suspect by stabbing him in the middle of a crowded shopping street.
- Of course, any time from mid November is likely to be a bit crowded.
- In the shark universe of business, particularly the crowded Web field, stasis means death.
- Here's are some typical scenes in the Booth we were always very crowded!
- The flock of lawyers, looking like big birds to me, crowded around the bench to get the judge's attention.
- In the fantasy, we are sitting in a booth of a very crowded restaurant.
- Needless to say the top was always crowded with male onlookers.
- The train was moderately patronized, not too crowded at all.
- In Istanbul thousands of mourners gathered for funerals for some of the 17 people killed by twin blasts in a crowded city square.
- In support of his claim, he tells a story of riding a crowded night train through New York State.
- The old church of Nottingham was already crowded to excess.
- Such a goal, he explains, would provide him with some "differentiation in a crowded market."
- Anti-terror chiefs fear the target could have been the London Underground system, Gatwick airport or a crowded public area like a shopping centre.
- Once inside, he or she of ten endured endless waits in uncomfortable settings, in crowded or inadequately equipped hospitals.
- On February 8, 2001, a powerful remote-controlled car bomb went off in the crowded Beit Yisrael area of Jerusalem.
- I soon began to notice the sidewalks were more crowded than usual.
- The blasts took place in crowded, middle-class neighborhoods.
- The longer I spent in Japan, which even in Tohoku is crowded for my tastes, the more I wanted to visit Siberia.
- Along with the pressure for profitability, consolidation looms in the crowded market space.
- A mother was stabbed up to seven times by a mugger who attacked her in broad daylight on a crowded commuter bus.
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