In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(crowd)aglomeración femininethere was a terrible crush at the bar — había una aglomeración / un gentío horrible en el bar
- three people were injured in the crush — tres personas resultaron heridas en el tumulto
- it was a bit of a crush with eight people in the car — con ocho personas en el coche se estaba un poco apretado
- He stood on a banked terrace, leaning back against one of the stone walls which he supposed had been built to retain the crush of the crowd.
- Parents created a frenzied crush of their own as they crowded around Gardai, begging for news of their loved ones.
- I was afraid I would lose my daughter in the crush of human bodies.
- Does she dream nostalgically of the crowds and crush of Christmas shopping in Coney Street, or roasting her chestnuts on a three-bar electric fire?
- So while he continued his speech I struggled out through the crush of the crowd to the quieter streets beyond the public square.
- Considering the lack of bodies, there's still something of a crush at the front.
- But those two exits were not opened at the end of the football game nine days ago, and families trying to get out say they were caught up in a crush which frightened their children.
- The drunken crush of merrymakers swayed the curious crowd back and forth.
- The heat, the noise, the crush of bodies - everything was intensified.
- In fact, the tourists are flocking to Greece in even bigger numbers than ever for this time of the year, trying to miss the Olympic crush in August.
- I wasn't too keen today, didn't feel like being jostled in the market-day crowd, so I determined to do no more than drop in to the supermarket, avoiding the crush altogether.
- The crowd would start to assemble early, a crush on the sidewalk that spilled across the street into quiet Dolores Park.
- The news spread fast and the crowds became a crush within a few hours.
- It was also the beginnings of the crush where we were and crowd surfers began coming closer to our heads.
- The red headed girl whom she hadn't properly met yet appeared at her side and together they managed to weave their way out of the crush out into the hallway.
- I listened to this with my eyes closed and put my mind to work, brought up the consistency of what sat under feet, the crush of rocking bodies, and the band, just beyond the mosh pit.
- Sadly, most people were caught in a mobile crush as crowds massed from one possible vantage point to another in search of York's secret firework display.
- With blood on my hands and forearms, I followed them downstairs and wandered through the crowd in the lobby, a crush of scared and bewildered reporters and hotel staff.
2informal(infatuation)enamoramiento masculineto have a crush on sb — estar chiflado por algn informal
- all the kids had a crush on Miss Spinetti — todos los niños estaban chiflados por Miss Spinetti
- it's just a schoolboy crush — solo es un enamoramiento de adolescente
- I have a crush on a friend who is very near and dear to me.
- I was rather taken with him and as we spent more time together I started to develop a bit of a crush on him.
- My best friend started to have a crush on my guy friend at the same time she had a crush on another guy.
- Alternately, I want someone to have a crush on me.
- I had a crush on my cousin when I was in grade school.
- He said other staff warned the teacher that the youth might have a crush on her, which should have been a ‘warning sign’, but she became more attracted to him.
- He was to all intents and purposes heterosexual… but then he found he had a crush on one particular bloke in his office.
- Did you ever have a crush on someone so off the beaten path that people just shake their heads at you in dismay when you mention it?
- Was it really possible that some of my friends could potentially have a crush on me?
- I have/had a crush on a guy 10 years younger than me.
- Or, worse yet, as Nadda feared she might end up having to ask, how can you casually ask a person if they might have a crush on their best friend?
- Of course that was back when I had a crush on him… I would've fainted!
- I knew him casually but he wasn't the kind of guy I'd ever have a crush on.
- But that was kind of stupid to think it was a crush when they lived together.
- Realizing that you're starting to have a crush on a friend can produce a whole new set of fears and considerations.
- My crush and I walk home from school together because we live close to each other.
- It is like when you are in love… or to the least, have a crush on someone… no matter what the person does to you, you are able to see it in a positive light.
- We had practically all the same classes together in the eighth grade and she somehow had a crush on me close to the end of the year.
- Have you ever had a crush on a fictional character?
- No, don't read anything into that, I don't have a crush on my best friend, I'm not that sadly tortured, but I can admit he is cute.
3British(drink)orange crush — naranjada feminine
- lemon crush — limonada
1(squash)(box/fingers/car/person) aplastar(garlic) machacar(grapes) prensar(grapes) pisar(dress/suit) arrugarwe sat crushed together in the back — nos sentamos apretujados en la parte de atrás
- she crushed the berry between her fingers — aplastó / estrujó la baya con los dedos
- they managed to crush seven people into the car — consiguieron meter apretujadas a siete personas en el coche
- she crushed everything into the case — metió todo apretujado en la maleta
2(pound, pulverize)(stone/root/nuts) triturarcrushed ice — hielo frappé masculine Mexico
3(subdue)(resistance/rebels/enemy) aplastarhe felt utterly crushed — se sintió completamente abatido
- they succeeded in crushing the bill — lograron que no se aprobara el proyecto de ley
- the government moved swiftly to crush the rumor — el gobierno actuó con rapidez para acallar el rumor
1(dress/suit) arrugarsedo you think we can all crush into the back? — ¿crees que nos podemos apretujar todos en la parte de atrás?
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