In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of goose) graznido masculine(of car) bocinazo masculine
- I smiled and walked over to her when I heard another honk.
- With a double honk of the car horn, they sped away.
- A sudden loud honk caught my attention, and only then did I realize that I was on a road, and a truck seemed to be moving nearer and nearer in my direction…
- Goats bleated occasionally, chickens clucked and honks from geese could be heard sometimes.
- He didn't hear the loud, insistent honks of approaching vehicles but he certainly felt the sharp pain as a car collided with his right side.
- He repeatedly gets honks and thumbs up from passing motorists reminding him of his enduring popularity.
- When a goose is flying in formation its call is a slow, measured honk.
- The deafening honk of a car horn sounded, which was soon followed by a loud yell of ‘Get off the road’ from a passing car.
- Alex sped all the way to Natalie's place ignoring the honks from the other cars.
- Just as she said goodbye, he heard a honk in his driveway.
- A cacophony of honks and screeches filled the city as we drove there.
- Rebecca glanced nervously behind them, listening to the honks of the car.
- Reacting slowly, the car let out a honk that sounded like a truck horn, and started screeching to a stop.
- In general, vocalizations are varied and include: trumpeting, whistles, twitters, honks, barks, grunts, quacks, croaks and growls.
- Far away, he heard a honk, but a car was nowhere in sight.
- Occasionally she would hear a loud honk and screech, followed by cars roaring away again.
- There were a couple of impatient car honks behind her, so she pulled up beside the curb.
- They heard the honk of a large truck behind them.
- Many drivers reacted angrily to the protesters and responded with a chorus of honks and shouts.
- I was swerving in and out of cars, and I got quite a few honks.
- My mother would give a gentle honk of the car horn to indicate that we had arrived and Granny Perin would be at the door to greet us.
- They were rewarded with honks from the cars behind them.
- Being jerked from her thoughts, she heard a loud honk outside the door.
1(hoot)(goose) graznar(driver) tocar el claxon(driver) tocar la bocina(driver) pitar
- The cars keep honking, wanting to get on their way.
- When I got in his car, about five thousand people were honking at us.
- As they walked along the streets, they were honked at by passing cars and some drivers pulled up alongside to give them money.
- You have to pause, braving the traffic honking behind you, to spot it.
- Drivers drove by and honked their horns in support.
- The protest, though not well publicized, drew enthusiastic community support, with passing motorists honking their approval.
- You can either wait patiently, or keep honking.
- Cars passing by honk their support to the couples in line.
- Traffic had been pretty bad on the way back - four times Joy got mad and honked loudly at a fellow driver who made a minor mistake.
- Several drivers honk their horns in support and the huddle of firefighters on the picket line lift their arms in grateful acknowledgement.
- Every once and a while a car would be heard honking or screeching its tires.
- People call to complain about rash driving, drivers not sticking to lanes and honking too much.
- Disturbingly, many people were honking their support for him.
- Our bus driver uses the horn more than the clutch, honking at every vehicle or pedestrian.
- There were cab drivers stopping, people throwing money from buildings and cars honking.
- Cars rushed by, honking and screeching, and the drivers were all screaming and cursing at one another.
- Passing cars, buses and taxis honked horns in support, and a pedestrian raised a fist.
- I am the one who advocates driving without honking.
- The camaraderie is infectious, and is continuously enlivened by new arrivals and passing vehicles honking their support.
1he honked his horn a couple of times — tocó el claxon / la bocina / pitó un par de veces
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