In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(roar/crash/noise) ensordecedora deafening silence greeted the report — el informe fue recibido con el más absoluto silencio
- It was impossible to hear anything over the deafening crashing of the desks or the unbearable exploding of the hallways.
- The rumbling of a crashing spacecraft was heard and the deafening noise stopped the argument.
- They walked in and the noise was almost deafening.
- The ring tone's on, but the music is deafening so I can't hear it.
- The support for the British number one from the Birmingham crowd is deafening.
- The blast was deafening so I knew my colleagues had heard it as well.
- She could barely even hear herself over the deafening roar.
- Then she heard the deafening roar of the bombs going off.
- Supporters, many waving flags and home-made banners, cheered on their heroes and often the noise was deafening.
- The stadium reverberated to the deafening roar of the national anthem.
- She barely heard Tzaer shout over the deafening noise.
- As usual, the room was filled with deafening applause.
- Riho couldn't hear anything but the deafening roar.
- The blessing was met with a mass 'Amen' and then deafening applause.
- At 18.55 I heard a roar from the runway and looked over to see Concorde just taking off - the noise was deafening and it felt like it shook the bus.
- The noise was quite deafening, and my attempt to block all these unwanted sounds by avoiding the vision was almost completely futile.
- Someone raised the already deafening volume on the sound system to aching intensity.
- Orlan had to yell in order to be heard over the deafening noise.
- It was a deafening roar, perhaps the loudest sound ever heard.
- At higher speeds, the engine noise was almost deafening.
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