In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1intruso masculineintrusa feminineI felt like an intruder — me sentí como una intrusa
- before noun intruder alarm — alarma contra intrusos
- He is apparently viewed as a troublemaker and an intruder who should be ousted as soon as possible.
- If any intruders were to come into the house at that particular time, I'd have whacked them.
- As proved in the dismissal of the whole rewriting the law on intruders.
- Doors and windows at the Barfield Road building have been damaged by vandals and intruders in recent weeks.
- That having been done, we know we are not dealing with a robber or an ordinary intruder, do we not?
- A terrified burglary victim was threatened with an axe after finding intruders in his home.
- Birds do this by pretending to have a broken wing, to pull intruders away from their nests.
- The intruder, or intruders, then found the safe key and helped themselves to the cash within.
- He lay in wait for the intruders, having been the victim of earlier burglaries, chased them out of the house and shot them both.
- The temptation is for the intruder to go to the open part of the premises in order to attempt to commit an offence.
- He denied attacking his wife and setting fire to the house and alleged that it had been done by intruders.
- Back then, intruders were not prosecuted, but were dealt with a little more severely.
- The intruders are believed to have got into the building through an unlocked door.
- The intruder left the premises, taking a quantity of money and other items.
- The property is fairly isolated and an intruder would not be easy to spot without someone being on site permanently.
- Like me, they know how it feels to have your most private space invaded by an intruder.
- A woman today told of her terror as she fought with an intruder trying to burgle her home at night.
- The owner of a mail order lingerie business which was ransacked by burglars has spoken of her disgust at the intruders.
- The choice between trapping and evicting an intruder is a recurring dilemma in cyber security.
- Police said last night that the intruder may have been working with an accomplice who waited outside the flat.
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