In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(move with effort)he heaved himself off the floor — se levantó del suelo haciendo un gran esfuerzo
- we heaved the box onto the shelf — con esfuerzo logramos subir la caja al estante
- I've been heaving bricks all day — he estado cargando ladrillos todo el día
- A young hoodlum heaves a brick through the window of a baker's shop.
- James grabbed the back of Savage's shirt and heaved him away from the guns, tossing him into the middle of the room.
- Dom and Dara exchanged a worried glance before pitching in; heaving rocks left and right.
- She heaved the feather light envelope across the room, tossing the box with it.
- Every day in every way there's enough to make one throw the newspaper across the room, heave a brick at the television set.
- What is the specific legislation under which, if, a 15-year old boy heaves a brick in somebody's window and he has done it many times before, he might end up in detention?
- For some unknown reason I ended up heaving a cast iron bathtub through a house in Burslem on Saturday.
- He grabs the boy by the collar of his shirt and heaves him across the room, sending him sliding into a table.
- Hot coffee revived her slightly and she heaved the new suitcase on to the pale bed-cover and flung back the lid.
- So he heaved a brick though the glass and grabbed it.
- If you want to reach the disaffected youths who take to the streets to heave bricks at the police, you need to have a dialogue.
- Barry then heaved the ball at Haywood, and Haywood throw a punch at Barry.
- She gave half a shrug, and heaved her friend's ‘inadequate’ duffel bag out of the car.
2(utter)to heave a sigh — dar un suspiro
- he heaved a sigh of relief — suspiró aliviado
1(pull)tirarjalar Latin America Southern Conewe heaved and heaved but couldn't lift it — hicimos mucha fuerza pero no lo pudimos levantar
- heave! — (you're kidding, encouraging, urging, stop joking, expressing surprise, incredulity) ¡dale!
- to heave at sth — tirar de algo
- to heave on a rope/line — tirar de una cuerda/un cable
- Across her back I threw a soft light blanket before heaving the massive English saddle across.
- Jag gasped as his shoulder was nearly dislocated, then heaved himself up with the offended arm.
- After some minutes, he heaved himself to his feet to the evident relief of the crowd who had mistakenly cheered, but it proved premature.
- He grabbed her bag and tossed it to her, running to the window and heaving it open.
- I heaved myself up and hauled my bag back onto my shoulders.
- Kim heaved herself up on the lab table and sat on it.
- I gripped the next rock on the wall and heaved myself up.
- He slowly heaved himself of the soft wet grass, dusted himself and prepared to face the world that lay ahead, the living world…
- He heaved the gates open with Julius and Sam, and threw his spear at an emerging Saxon who had been awoken by the whistle.
- By the time I heaved myself into action, lifting Harry carefully and putting him down on my nicely warmed chair the fireworks had finished and the night was quiet once more.
- I slowly heaved myself off the couch and into a standing position, stumbled over to the door, and opened it just as he dropped a package at the door and rang the bell.
- So I took my time finishing the job, heaved myself upright and turned to face the source of the muttering.
- Rae took a deep breath as she heaved a concrete brick up on to another one.
- I heaved myself and the table up the last flight of stairs.
- They heaved themselves up, their muscles feeling like lead.
- With an empty arm, he rolled Razi onto her back, and heaved her upper half onto his knee.
- Bastian heaved himself to a sitting position with much effort.
- She heaved herself out of the rocking chair and plucked the binoculars from the table.
- To her relief, he heaved her up by her waist and threw her over his shoulder again.
- Finally giving in to his conscious, he reluctantly heaved himself off the comfy sofa and approached the door with great caution.
2.1(rise and fall)his chest heaved — respiraba agitadamente
- the ship heaved up and down in the swell — el barco subía y bajaba con la marejada
2.2heaving present participle(bosom/chest) palpitante(sobs) convulsivo(molten lava/tar pit) bullenteshe fought her way through the heaving throng of people — se abrió paso a través del hormiguero de gente
- ‘Yes that's what I want’ I slammed the door in his face and leaned against it my shoulders heaving, it felt as though I had just run a mile.
- The other friend heaved a sigh and said he was totally dependent on his son who didn't give him any money.
- Motorists will be heaving a sigh of relief with the announcement the by-pass is due to open before Christmas.
- He put his arms around my shoulders and I leaned on shoulders, my body heaving with sobs.
- Darcy burst round the corner, his chest heaving heavily as he panted.
- Labour election strategists, heaving a sigh of relief that the fuel protest seems to have been defused, are now worrying about the apathy factor in the forthcoming British election.
- Perhaps because of this, I felt acutely conscious of the way my shoulders were heaving, a rapid and seemingly exaggerated flapping motion.
- My chest heaved, I was panting, and my hair had become stringy and was sticking to my sweaty neck and face.
- Her head bowed low, hair falling over her face, and her shoulders heaved.
- The woman fell back, chest heaving, lips moving soundlessly.
- For those who heave a sigh of relief a second shock is only a couple of hours away.
- If you could cup your ear you could hear Republicans all over the country heaving a sigh of relief.
- Breathing hard, Jacob simply stared for a few more seconds before I heaved a harsh sigh and tugged off my headphones.
- He has his face in his hands, his shoulders heaving.
- They are consuming the dish by dollops and heaving sighs of contentment.
- His shoulders were heaving with sobs as I knelt beside him.
- Qantas executives will be heaving a sigh of relief tonight.
- His chest heaved and he threw back his head, his muscles vibrating from the uncontrollable happiness of a laugh.
- Her tears for me were more than I could bear, and I started to sob silently, my chest heaving, my shoulders shaking.
- You can almost hear the First Minister heaving a sigh of relief.
- Already her chest and shoulders heaved from holding in sobs.
- One suspects the government will now, after heaving a sigh of relief, quietly hand the issue over to doctors for them to sort out.
- I wrapped my arms around him and he buried his face into my shoulder like he had earlier that evening, shoulders heaving as he wrapped his arms around my waist.
- The second man heaved a sigh that was mocking in its false regret.
- The owners of the 150 properties engulfed by flood waters 15 months ago were not the only people heaving a sigh of relief.
- But instead of putting our feet up and heaving a sigh of relief, many of us are just beginning to realise how much we've actually spent.
- She lay there, panting and heaving, feeling her blood drain away from her body and out through her torn clothes.
- She continued to improve and her family heaved a sigh of relief and started limping back towards normalcy.
- As our shoulders burn and lungs heave with exertion, we slowly get the kayak under control and find the rhythm and intensity required to keep it going in the desired direction.
- He laid panting and heaving for breath until he finally fell asleep.
- Then he kissed it lightly and heaved a deep sigh again.
- If you were here now you'd hear me heaving a big sigh.
- Environmentalists may fume, but commuters and residents sick of the constant traffic jams are heaving a sigh of relief at the sight of builders starting work on the new dual-carriageway.
- John knelt and checked for a pulse, he heaved a sigh of relief when he found one, Jim wouldn't die just yet.
- Her chest heaved gently to the rhythm of her breathing, but as he crept in further, he had to stifle a scream.
- Finally he calmed down, his chest heaving as he panted, his heart still pounding in his chest.
- We all heave a semi-contented sigh and say to ourselves: ‘At least he isn't playing.’
- He can see her shoulders slightly heaving up and down.
- Her body lurched, so thin the lightest touch would break her in half, heaving gasps of terror.
- She covered her face with her hands, her shoulders heaving.
- My stomach almost heaved at the last ‘fond’ memory of my last movie with the two of them.
- She was forced to close her eyes again as her stomach heaved.
- Bile rose in his throat and he began to heave uncontrollably.
- My legs took me away from him and I dry heaved until I fell into a fit of tears.
- As soon as her stomach stopped heaving she fled back into the kitchen, away from the sight and smell of the dead kitten, and wiped her mouth down.
- This time, however, her stomach heaved and she just barely grabbed the chamber pot before she was sick.
- I stood on their front lawn, my stomach heaving, trying to get my breath back.
- My stomach heaved and I covered my mouth as I tried to regain control of my senses.
- Her stomach clenched suddenly, heaving, and she had her answer.
- I felt my stomach churn painfully, heaving viciously before I had time to react.
- Will lay flat on his back, stomach heaving, sweat pooling in sandy little lumps on the cave floor.
- Her stomach heaved and her hands were damp and clammy.
- My stomach heaved and I ran to the toilet, retching and crying.
- He spent the next few minutes bent in half, but even after his stomach was completely empty he continued to retch and heave but bring nothing up.
- But even I could make it no farther than the sixth house before my legs gave from under me and I collapsed on the ground, my stomach heaving.
- Her stomach heaved, and she wrapped her arms around her middle as if to contain it.
- Tom felt deadly full, his stomach still heaving like a stormy sea.
- Her stomach heaved and she ran to the bathroom next to Samuel's room.
4past tense, past participle heaved"or "hoveNautical
(come)(ship) virarthe harbor hove into sight — el puerto apareció ante nuestra vista
- The Danes used to work holding the boat with an anchor and heaving the ropes to the boat.
- Where there was no obvious launch point George - adrenaline-charged - would heave the boat over walls or railings and clamber in.
- He hired hundreds of labourers to heave a large boat, a passenger ferry, over a mountain in the Andes.
- Finally I jump ashore and heave my boat out and carry it over the levee.
1masculine tirónmasculine jalón Latin America Southern Conemasculine empujónmasculine esfuerzogive it another heave — empujen/tiren (or jalen etc.) otra vez
- I tossed the remaining ball into the metal container and slammed the lid down with a heave, and then turned and walked across the court to where my father was standing.
- He headed the hammer with a heave of 47. 55m, and dominated the shot with 13. 31m.
- David gave a tremendous heave and Rose caught the end of the line.
- I gave the stick a mighty heave and it swung out in a beautiful, soaring arc.
- I was struck - flabbergasted, really - by the velocity of the heaves.
- The Guardian roared once more and, with a heave, he pushed his body sideways and forced the knife into the ground.
- Zane was struggling, his breaths coming in short heaves and his face turning red.
- He shifts his weight as fast as possible and gives his opponent a great heave.
- With a final heave, my boots skidded across the floor, leaving dark smudges in their wake.
- They guarded their opponents courteously, looked for unchallenged spaces to catch the ball, and settled for long-range heaves.
- So gathering all the strength he had he gave a mighty heave and broke the chain about his neck.
- Maybe he could really flip himself over with an almighty heave?
- They hay strewn floor gave a heave as the other stables started awake.
- He managed to give her a final heave and pull her through just as the door shut and gravity returned to normal.
- The view from the summit, however, is assuredly worth all of the leg cramps and dry heaves.
- It is characterised with gentle hand movements, a distinctive heave of the torso and soft walk.
- With a jerk and a heave, the train stopped, sending Rebecca tumbling, laughing, on top of her husband.
- Before I go on, please take a minute to finish your dry heaves of disgust as you purge that image from your minds.
- The vomiting soon turned into dry heaves, then coughs finally transforming into heart wrenching, soul shaking sobs.
- With a great heave of breath, Elizabeth slid across the wall to the stairs, never taking her eyes off of the closed door.
slang(nausea)the heaves — náuseas feminine
- it gives me the heaves — me da ganas de vomitar
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