In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1peligro masculinedanger — peligro
- there's no danger of that — no hay peligro de que eso suceda
- there's no danger of him offering to pay — no hay ningún peligro de que se ofrezca a pagar
- her life was in danger — su vida estaba en peligro / en riesgo
- the doctor said he was out of danger — el médico dijo que estaba fuera de peligro
- to be in danger of -ing — correr peligro / riesgo de + inf
- he's in danger of losing it all — corre peligro / riesgo de perderlo todo
- before noun danger point — punto de peligro
- danger spot — lugar de peligro
- danger zone — zona de peligro
- to be on the danger list — encontrarse en estado grave
- to be off the danger list — estar fuera de peligro
- Firefighters left picket lines during strikes last November to help fight fires in which lives were in danger.
- Now that the weather is encouraging gardeners to get out and start cutting and digging, hedgehogs are in danger.
- Tips are given on how pupils can make sure they are safe in everyday situations, and what they should do if they think they are in danger.
- But thankfully no-one was hurt, none of the other properties were in danger, and all is well.
- If freedom of choice is in danger for some ethnic groups, it is in danger for all.
- It provides that the person concerned should not be returned to a country or area where they would be in danger.
- Scientists feel that the species is in danger if the entire population is located at one place.
- Decent people should be able to conduct their business and go about their work without being in danger.
- Their training had placed not only them in danger, but also their workmates and the community.
- Realising the toddler was in danger Valerie, who cannot swim, went into the pool and pulled her out of the water.
- Thames Coastguard at Walton said swimmers had been getting out of their depth and putting their lives in danger.
- Thieves are putting drivers' lives in danger by stealing roadside safety signs in a north west beauty spot.
- I had to warn my real family of the possible danger that they could be in so that they would be safe.
- Anyone seeing other birds in danger on the river can contact the charity.
- Even firemen during their recent industrial action answered the call where life was in danger.
- He said up to 30 jobs in total are in danger and it is critical that these workers are maintained.
- We continually stressed that we were leaving so we would be safe and that we were not in danger.
- They argued that the development put the health and safety of employees and road users in the area in danger.
- How would you feel if your whole family was in danger?
- It wasn't the thrill of danger that appealed to her, because she didn't actually realise there would be any.
2(hazard)peligro masculinethe dangers of life at sea — los peligros de la vida en el mar
- danger to sb/sth — peligro para algn/algo
- It was a good way to get the message out to people worldwide about the dangers of smoking.
- His employers never warned him about the dangers nor did they provide him with a suitable mask.
- Firefighters are warning homeowners about the dangers of leaving their gas oven on.
- They recommended all hospital set up specific teams to deal with the dangers of blood clots.
- His parents had divorced and there was no one to keep an eye on him and warn him of the dangers of drugs.
- Youths have been warned by firefighters about the dangers of starting rubbish fires.
- More pubs are becoming smoke free as more people understand the dangers of smoking.
- Exaggerating the wrong dangers can mean missing the ones that are really important.
- He said he was sure he was aware of the inherent dangers in motorcycle racing.
- One of the dangers in our western society is that we replace people with materialism.
- The government have the proof of the dangers of smoking, yet this is a legal drug.
- The dangers of harm to civilians are much greater in the case of action against a state.
- Then they will discover the dangers of knowing the price of everything and the value of nothing.
- I want to do something that will alert other children to the dangers of household products.
- They were given suitable advice about the dangers of driving on Salisbury plain.
- He warned children of the dangers of smoking, poor diet and a lack of exercise.
- Becuase of the dangers involved, we thought it best to ask for volunteers to try out the great ski jump.
- The horrible reality of warfare and the inherent dangers it poses have been very much to the fore.
- The accident once again highlights the dangers of swimming in unsuitable waters.
- We should be wary of dangers to our liberty and privacy with the excuse of security.
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