In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wolf/dog) aullar(person) dar alaridos(gale/wind) aullar(gale/wind) bramarwhen his hat fell off, I just howled (with laughter) — cuando se le cayó el sombrero, estallé de risa
- to howl at sb — gritarle a algn
- she howled at me to leave her alone — me gritó que la dejara en paz
- Their mystery deepens at nightfall over the landscape, and as bitter winds howl and shriek in the lonely valleys and impenetrable thickets of tall and spiky trees.
- Outside the wind howls, the snow falls, the occasional taxi sweeps past.
- A gale howls over the hunchback of Cairngorm, stinging our faces with windblown sleet.
- He howled in mourning, vowing that the enemy would weep for years after he'd finished his revenge.
- As journalists entered, the women began howling and screaming, crying out for their families.
- Even though I was howling and screaming internally, I was suddenly aware of the loud noises that had gathered outside the room.
- He shrieked and he wailed and he howled and he screeched, until all the air in his lungs left, and then he still yelled.
- Now the wind no longer howls through the shelter.
- I curl up in a chair with my own bunch of blankets and listen to the wind howl outside.
- She heard the rain slam harder, and the wind howl and whip around the house.
- The voice shrieked and howled before causing Jenna's body to fall to the ground.
- He opened his mouth and began to howl, face crumpling with his siren wail.
- The baby howled as a small bud of blood appeared and dropped onto the dagger.
- She was howling as loudly as her young lungs allowed.
- She screams, she howls, and she tries to be feminine and vulnerable but I just can't buy it.
- Then she ran off, faster than any wildcat, and the men went on howling and shrieking, trying to untangle those knots.
- Fuqua's approach is simple: let the music speak, shout and howl for itself.
- The wind howls through them, stinging them with sleet and ice.
- The wind howls outside but you're cosy round a big fire.
- I scream, howl and babble in nonsense languages when on the edge of sleep.
- Now, every time he hears the van, he howls like a baby until he is let out, runs across the road and queues up.
- He took the risk, and didn't bawl and howl when it backfired.
- ‘My baby,’ she howls before burying her face in her husband's shoulder.
- The first man remained and watched the city, listening to the wind howl through its streets.
- I've never heard the wind howl before, only imagined it when reading a book where it is described as such.
- He howled parts of it out and we all bawled, but we were glad he had read it.
- Last night, in the full moon, I heard a wolf howl, and this morning I woke up to a dead bear next to my side.
- During the phone call David, a student at Leeds Metropolitan University, started to scream and howl.
- Because even as we howl and bawl out about the way people are being gunned down, we always fail to be introspective in all of this.
- Most climbers build snow walls around their tents in an effort to stem the winds that howl across the plateau come nightfall.
- She screamed and howled in pain, and her body began to smoke.
- In it, the wind howls fiercely, driving rain like stinging knifes in a torrential downpour, so heavy that he can't see more than two feet in front of his face.
- He placed his other arm around her and listened to the wind howl as the sun shimmered down weakly.
- I truly do not relish the thought of living under a huge tarpaulin when the west winds howl.
- The air around them howled and screeched, twirling around like a maddened whirlpool.
- He howls and screams and kicks, fighting his way free.
- A wolf howls in the autumn morning, and is joined by three other voices.
- How often I have listened to the tempest howl and rave
- Aunty Pat closed the door, but I could still hear the noise of Baby Ann howling in the distance.
- Finally, a scream of terror howled around the room and echoed off the tiles.
2informal(weep noisily)berrear informal
3British(loudspeaker) emitir pitidos
1masculine aullidomasculine alaridomasculine aullidomasculine berridoa howl of pain/protest — un alarido de dolor/de protesta
- howls of laughter — risotadas
2BritishAudio Electronicspitido masculine
3USinformal(something hilarious)it really was a howl — fue un plato Latin America informal
- me work for $10 an hour? that's a howl — ¿trabajar yo por 10 dólares la hora? ¡no me hagas reír!
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