In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(quick departure)huida femininefuga feminineto make one's getaway — escaparse
- the thieves made a quick getaway — los ladrones se dieron rápidamente a la fuga / huyeron rápidamente del lugar de los hechos
- before noun the getaway car — el coche que usaron (or iban a usar etc.) para la fuga
- Although he escaped in a getaway car, he was pursued by police.
- A bicycle thief made a quick getaway after stealing his set of wheels in broad daylight.
- The suspects then attempted a getaway on foot with the police officers in hot pursuit.
- A hero policeman caught the driver of a stolen getaway car by clinging to its door as it sped away.
- The men ran off and used a red Ford Fiesta as their getaway vehicle.
- Despite his complains, he actually enjoyed this high-speed getaway.
- His helpful aide had the door open so he could make a quick getaway.
- ‘How nice to meet you,’ Danielle muttered, searching her mind for a quick getaway.
- We quickly sealed the ship and prepared to make a fast getaway.
- My getaway car was right there, covered with frost, across the street.
- There was no chance of a clean getaway, rotten luck.
- The suspect ran off, chased by the shop's staff, but escaped in a getaway car driven by an accomplice waiting outside the store.
- He wasn't the culprit, but he appeared to be the only person left in the room - whoever it was had made their getaway, and fast.
- Police said two stolen cars believed to be used for robberies and other crime getaways, were recovered.
- The getaway van has not yet turned up.
- At the very least, you should want to make a quick, clean getaway.
- They were useful for flair and a fast getaway, if necessary.
- Out of the corner of my eye I'd catch him watching, but when I'd turn, he'd make a quick getaway.
- Brennan points to the outside as a believer in clean getaways.
- Filipino police have arrested the driver of the getaway vehicle used by the gunmen.
2US(short vacation, break)escapada feminine informal
- Do you yearn for a getaway from the hustle and bustle and put some excitement into your life?
- Roaring fires, home-cooked food and breathtaking scenery are only part of a romantic weekend getaway.
- Booking a cruise is easy, whether it is for your honeymoon or a special getaway.
- The great Bank Holiday getaway started last night with millions caught up in chaos on the road and rail networks.
- Unfortunately, like all spring getaways, this trip of laughs and fun in the sun is ultimately a short and abbreviated one.
- The key to looking fabulous at the beach - or on a weekend getaway - is knowing which essentials to stash in your bag.
- When you begin to feel stronger, plan a romantic weekend getaway with your husband.
- Set amid the expansive dense forest of Singapore, it offers a getaway from the hustle of cosmopolitan life.
- I took her shopping in Italy, and we went on weekend getaways because I knew she was settling.
- Although we had an active vacation, Seattle's laid-back pace gave us a relaxing and affordable getaway.
- It seems I'm prone to these quick getaways because I have a habit of thinking I can't possibly take days off.
- I decided to attempt to sketch what I had recently seen on a Sunday afternoon getaway in the mountains.
- Getting away for less is something that most people look for when planning their summer getaways.
- Why not organize a girls' getaway or pajama party?.
- It's like having a getaway without leaving your own hometown.
- When planning holiday getaways, consider what's best for your pet.
- This does not have to be a long vacation, just a weekend getaway.
- Millions of people are heading off by road, rail and air today for a great British Bank Holiday getaway - despite a gloomy weather forecast.
- This road is not spared even on holidays or weekends as it is the gateway to weekend getaways in that part of the city.
- Roads, ports and airports were today coping well with the wave of holidaymakers making Easter getaways.
3US(in race)salida femininearranque masculine
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