In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(moving force)gigante masculine
- People round the world look at the US and see a powerful, war-hungry juggernaut.
- The corporate juggernauts remain untoppled, the patriarchy is restored.
- Tan explores growing unease about the power of brands and of corporate juggernauts.
- If everyone believes you're a political juggernaut, the theory goes, then you will become a political juggernaut.
- Yet the sheer size of the Asian juggernauts and the prospect of them indiscriminately swallowing global resources scare economic planners and consumers alike.
- He described the development, which could start as early as 2007, as ‘a huge juggernaut heading this way’.
- No third parties stand a chance against the two juggernauts.
- In Britain, at least, stupidity seems to be an unstoppable juggernaut.
- Now that I know how to make the camera phone work, I am going to be an unstoppable juggernaut of stupid pictures.
- The two economic juggernauts justified their outright rejection of the proposal by citing past token concessions.
- The juggernauts of consumerism and affluenza are upon us and we need to start somewhere now.
- By saying no, the French and Dutch certainly slowed the European juggernaut.
- They continue to resist the corporate juggernauts that routinely flatten talent into the pap of pop.
- I never thought about it as a juggernaut, and I never thought about it as my career.
- It took Dutch farmers some two years to make their case in Brussels, however the EU juggernaut is revving up at this stage.
- To me, it seems frankly incredible that France could have imagined that they could somehow have stopped the juggernaut.
- They are dangerous, but it's because they are reckless and corrupt not because they are a political juggernaut.
- The Local Government forced amalgamation juggernaut is on its way.
- Cemeteries remain largely untouched by the juggernaut of change.
- But the reality is that the juggernaut just keeps rolling on and on.
2British(heavy vehicle)camión grande masculine
- It whizzes up steep hills with brio and remains stable as it passes coaches and juggernauts.
- I want to see if I can discover a route into work that avoids the juggernauts, mums and commuters on the main road.
- This was actually what the proprietor said to them when he wandered out of his office - a converted trailer from a huge juggernaut.
- Now the juggernauts and caravans are thundering up again from the south coast on their extra lanes.
- Misha kept the map under her arm and walked back over to the black juggernaut, the Polish lorry driver climbing back into his cab.
- Try riding around Woolwich with juggernauts thundering along and get the feel of real danger.
- Swearing under his breath, he stopped the juggernaut and stepped out, taking the keys and pulling the door to.
- At the southern end, within earshot of juggernauts thundering along the Embankment, there is a wild area with flowering shrubs and rare peonies.
- No heating to 1,500 degrees centigrade, no cross-channel ferries, no juggernauts polluting the countryside as they thunder through the days and nights - this would be real recycling!
- He said that in the pre-bypass days the continuous flow of huge juggernauts through the centre virtually blocked out daylight into his pharmacy.
- Residents of a street blighted by a stream of juggernauts have given a slightly disbelieving welcome to Swindon Council's decision to close the road to through traffic.
- They have put traffic calming islands in the road, but lorries just swerve round them like juggernauts.
- He and Mike crossed back to the petrol station, watching with dismay as the black juggernaut turned a corner out of sight.
- The black juggernaut with its fourteen wheels drove past, all lit up in the accumulating darkness.
- She added: ‘We get huge juggernauts just 12 inches from our fence, its ludicrous.’
- Chandler and his control team were commandeering juggernauts to block off the dock piers one at a time.
- I had been stuck behind juggernauts on the A9, and was 45 minutes late.
- It was the lorry driver she saw yesterday, both by the given description of the driver and the juggernaut.
- It also helps explain all those juggernauts streaming up the M74 and the A1 from the Channel ports and the mushrooming of distribution depots off every Scottish motorway.
- We've been fighting for two years now to stop these huge juggernauts negotiating this short stretch of road which has a 90 degree bend.
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