In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(balloon) estallar(balloon) reventar(se)(cork) saltarmy ears popped — se me destaparon los oídos
- his button popped — se le saltó el botón
- a popping sound/noise — un ligero estallido
- They find high emotional drama in balloons expanding and potentially popping.
- She added that fuses popped regularly and water had been seeping down the walls of their home.
- But they know that although champagne corks may be popping in the boardrooms, there is little to celebrate around the kitchen table.
- In the meantime, here's how to keep your cork from popping before the glasses are chilled.
- I felt and probably looked like a balloon under pressure, about to pop if anything else filled my head.
- When the flash bulbs began popping, one wondered who was more charmed - the children, the artiste or the cameras.
- He was trying to eat dinner - trying because these balloons were popping, quite loudly, every five minutes.
- All of a sudden there was a popping, it sounded like champagne popping.
- But you could hear all the corks popping as guests felt slightly more comfortable about imbibing a tipple or two.
- Normal spinal joints often make popping sounds when the joint surfaces are forcefully separated by manipulation.
- The drama for residents in nearby Bole Foot began at around 2am as they heard a series of loud bangs - caused by tyres bursting in the heat and air bags popping.
- Seems he was at a kids party where the balloons popped and scared the life out of him!
- At about 3: 30 the following morning Kathy is woken up by popping sounds resembling small explosions.
- The waitstaff stops mid-clap and looks as if someone had just popped all their balloons.
- His fists tightened until his knuckles popped and the girls' eyes widened.
- Democratization there is in its very, very early stages, and could pop like a balloon.
- Several bones popped, protesting the sudden movement after being stationary for so long.
- We ran in and rushed around popping all the balloons!
- Evan wrestled with the wires and the cork popped leaving a spray of wine in its wake.
- Champagne corks were popping in unison with the fireworks as people celebrated.
2(spring)saltarhis eyes were popping (out of his head) — los ojos se le salían de las órbitas
- a head popped over the wall — se asomó una cabeza por encima del muro
- Leaning in over the door, I played for a long moment with the idea of wiring the old girl and taking her for a spin, but settled for popping the hood release.
- She handed us both a beer, we popped it open and started talking.
- She quickly popped the lid and poured a couple of Advil's into her hand.
- Brian moved out from the kitchen, popping the tab on a can of pop and nudging Katie.
- After a hearty lunch, I had to pop my top button open.
- He got up and took out another bottle of wine from the fridge and popped it open.
- That meant seeds had to be popped from the dried grapes or raisins - a task made easier by many hands.
- I grabbed another soda from the six pack and popped it open.
- I throw a suitcase on the bed and pop it open, and begin to stuff clothes into drawers and hang them in the wardrobe.
- James hopped in and popped the passenger door open for her.
- Angie touched the locket, popping it open to see the upside down photo of Chad.
- Tearing the cellophane off of the CD, she popped it open and inserted it into the boom box, hitting play and cranking it.
- She placed her briefcase on her desk and popped it open.
- She went to the trunk and popped it open, placing Adrianne's bags into the back.
- He also popped the window open a few times to drag on a cigarette.
- After a struggle, she got the bag of chips open and popped the tab on her soda.
- In the middle was a long rectangular table, and he planted the briefcase on the table, and popped it open.
- She lifted it up and popped it open, providing some shelter.
- Kevin opened up the refrigerator, popped the milk container open, and drank straight from the carton.
- He watched as she moved quickly toward her briefcase and popped the latch.
3informal(go casually)I popped across the road for some milk — crucé un momento a comprar leche
- he just popped in to say hello — pasó un minuto a saludar
- could you pop into my office on your way out? — ¿puedes pasar por mi oficina al salir?
- I'm popping out to get some cigarettes — voy a salir un momento a comprar cigarrillos
- Other times he'd leave and pop back in within minutes.
- If you can't pop along to a pressure station there are lots of places where you can get your blood pressure checked.
- The Minister also popped in to meet the staff and students at Horsforth School during a busy return trip to West Yorkshire.
- I popped into the supermarket with the hope of being out again within a few minutes, only to be held captive on the car park due to the complicated road system.
- All of a sudden, the door bursts open and Maggie pops in.
- Within minutes he popped back in the room with three cans of paint and some brushes.
- When I popped in last night to check how he's doing I noticed that his bed, computer and CD player are in one small corner of the room.
- When we popped in to see how things are going, there were half a dozen former regulars of the newly-refurbished Walker's Bar in there too.
- They want a copy of my eyesight prescription, so I popped over to my opticians in Farnham this afternoon.
- For desert, pop next door to the Veggie House for the best bubble tea in the city.
- We popped next door to the hairdresser.
- This is a joke I often make when I pop next door for a Christmas drink or something.
- A fortnight ago, I had to unexpectedly pop home from the office.
- My lovely friend Jane G has just popped in to work to see me.
- He had just been released by first club Motherwell which he joined as a teenager after Alex McLeish popped round to the house one night.
- They popped in to see me and introduce themselves.
- Anyhow, I welcome any readers that popped in here for a look at that post yesterday and decided to stick around.
- The shop is poorly run, inadequately stocked, with indifferent staff, but you can at least pop in and out within five minutes.
- Joel himself popped in a few moments after, but I hardly noticed.
- On Thursday night, she had dinner at The Restaurant on John Dalton Street, where Fran from Travis popped in for a bite.
1(burst)(balloon) reventar(balloon) hacer estallar
2(put quickly, casually)she popped her head around the door — asomó la cabeza por la puerta
- pop it into your pocket — métetelo en el bolsillo
- pop your coat on — ponte el abrigo
- He popped an aspirin and drank half a bottle of water, but his tongue still felt dry as sandpaper.
- Considering he's only three, I better keep popping the Advils and never look back.
- And frankly, who wouldn't want to pop a few placid pills or love potions just to escape from the long list of wicked words mentioned above.
- Ogilvy said he could see the day when players are tempted to pop pills or stick needles in their arms to get an edge.
- Quickly I popped a couple pills and swallowed them down.
- He was, it seems, referring obliquely to the haze created by all those mind-expanding drugs the beautiful people popped, mainlined and smoked.
- She'd tossed back drinks and popped pills all of his childhood, leaving him and his brothers in care of nannies, so what was she doing now?
- You're an egomaniac who tries to escape every kind of trouble he can by popping pills or drinking.
- It's not simply a matter of popping a pill and suddenly zooming ahead.
- I'd imagine they'll spend the rest of the night popping vitamin C.
- Patricia never recovered from the shock and fell into drinking and popping pills.
- Today's woman can choose to pop a pill, stick on a patch or take an injection.
- He said some people pop over-the-counter pain relievers like they're candy.
- I'm losing track of the point and the facts even when I'm not popping my little orange pills.
- It's important to think carefully about the pills you pop or the socially acceptable drugs you use regularly.
- If that's all too much to remember, there are a few pills you can pop before the memory-enhancing medication hits the market.
- They hear scary tales about sniffing glue, popping pills and shooting heroin.
- He demeaned people who were drug addicts while he was popping damn near every legal painkiller on the market.
- She was forced to give up the child and from 15 she worked the freeways, turning tricks for motorists, drinking beer, popping pills and hustling pool.
- I've eaten breakfast, popped pills, drunk coffee, now need to shower.
2informal(time)they cost $50 a pop — cuestan $50 por vez
- He can make speeches for many thousands of dollars a pop.
- They only cost five dollars a pop and come in six different colors: light blue, navy blue, white, olive green, black, and red.
- For 99 cents a pop, plus a monthly download fee, you can store a file wherever you'd like.
- They spend the time writing, producing and recording the songs and I pay 15 dollars a pop to say thank you.
- I mean, the record industry was much happier when they were selling 500,000, a million things at $20 a pop than 500 million songs at 99 cents a pop.
- Not bad for merchandise that went for 10 cents a pop.
- Or the snack vendor in Bella Vista's coffee fields who sells banana chips and fruit juice for about 25 cents a pop.
- At 25 cents a pop, the fun 'n' games won't break the bank.
- The sodas were free, but the booze was four dollars a pop.
- And by then Edison's stock, which had traded as high as $23 a share in the glory days of 2001, was chugging along at 85 cents a pop.
1música pop feminine
- The sound planning and design make sure that the music, whether hard rock or pop, does not overwhelm any conversation.
- The category of pop and rock music was left up to the audience to choose a winner.
- Because polyphony is restricted pop and rock music demonstrates limited harmony and use of counterpoint.
- From The Smiths to Nirvana, much of the best pop and rock music has been made by fans.
- The music is mainstream alternative pop and rock music, with little or no variation.
- Yet, much of the music on it contains a considerable amount of pop, rock, and world music influence.
- This is an infusion of pop, rock and trip-hop that is easy on the ears, but not on the musical conscience.
- I'm just blown away by the fusions of Brazilian music and pop, rock, and jazz taking place there.
- Red Stage near City hall will feature pop and rock music with Thai ‘Luk Thung’.
- The 16-year old short girl sighed as she continued walking, listening to her own CD that contained a mix of pop and rock music.
- Hence there isn't really anything that could be classified as plain old pop or rock music.
- Alarm clocks were going off, playing rock, Christian pop, jazz or reggae.
- The world-famous Vienna Boys' Choir has departed from more than 500 years tradition to perform pop and rock music.
- The result is being billed as an album of experimental yet accessible 21st century pop.
- What can you accomplish with a mostly ambient instrumental song that you can't with pop or rock music?
- From rhythm & blues and soul to country and pop, Ray's music defied any labels.
- Easum predicts, for example, the quick death of all symphony orchestras that do not soon begin to feature a significant amount of pop and rock music.
- You download pop and rock music for 99 cent per song.
- It brings pop, rock, reggae, classical, techno and 80's music into most cars.
- There is generally a lot of distortion present in modern pop and rock music, and plenty of post-processing done in the studio.
1(popular)(sociology/culture) popular(music/singer) popular US(music/singer) ligero USpop artist — artista pop feminine
- pop concert — concierto popular
- pop festival — festival de música pop
1(father)papá masculine informalas form of address pop or pops — papi informal
- But Blake grew accustomed to addressing my pop as his own dad.
- And thank you, very sincerely, to everyone who sent well wishes to my pops.
- I guess someone you could say I know pretty well, my pop, Ben Christensen.
- Respect your moms, your pops, or whoever it was raised you.
- Junior addressed the situation before the game by saying the only way his pops was going to coach there was if he transferred and he's not going anywhere.
- They captivated moms and pops across the country and say, ‘Look, it's time to have another dialogue.’
- First of all, the mom and pops just simply get subsidized loans.
- I mean people talk about mom and pops, which is really good for creating jobs, but mom and pop cannot deliver against a Home Depot or some of the large supermarkets.
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