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
- Seems he was at a kids party where the balloons popped and scared the life out of him!
- We ran in and rushed around popping all the balloons!
- All of a sudden there was a popping, it sounded like champagne popping.
- She added that fuses popped regularly and water had been seeping down the walls of their home.
- 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.
- But you could hear all the corks popping as guests felt slightly more comfortable about imbibing a tipple or two.
- He was trying to eat dinner - trying because these balloons were popping, quite loudly, every five minutes.
- In the meantime, here's how to keep your cork from popping before the glasses are chilled.
- His fists tightened until his knuckles popped and the girls' eyes widened.
- At about 3: 30 the following morning Kathy is woken up by popping sounds resembling small explosions.
- Democratization there is in its very, very early stages, and could pop like a balloon.
- They find high emotional drama in balloons expanding and potentially popping.
- I felt and probably looked like a balloon under pressure, about to pop if anything else filled my head.
- Champagne corks were popping in unison with the fireworks as people celebrated.
- Normal spinal joints often make popping sounds when the joint surfaces are forcefully separated by manipulation.
- The waitstaff stops mid-clap and looks as if someone had just popped all their balloons.
- When the flash bulbs began popping, one wondered who was more charmed - the children, the artiste or the cameras.
- But they know that although champagne corks may be popping in the boardrooms, there is little to celebrate around the kitchen table.
- Evan wrestled with the wires and the cork popped leaving a spray of wine in its wake.
- Several bones popped, protesting the sudden movement after being stationary for so long.
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
- After a hearty lunch, I had to pop my top button open.
- In the middle was a long rectangular table, and he planted the briefcase on the table, and popped it open.
- He watched as she moved quickly toward her briefcase and popped the latch.
- I grabbed another soda from the six pack and popped it open.
- He also popped the window open a few times to drag on a cigarette.
- I throw a suitcase on the bed and pop it open, and begin to stuff clothes into drawers and hang them in the wardrobe.
- After a struggle, she got the bag of chips open and popped the tab on her soda.
- She placed her briefcase on her desk and popped it open.
- 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 went to the trunk and popped it open, placing Adrianne's bags into the back.
- She handed us both a beer, we popped it open and started talking.
- Brian moved out from the kitchen, popping the tab on a can of pop and nudging Katie.
- Angie touched the locket, popping it open to see the upside down photo of Chad.
- He got up and took out another bottle of wine from the fridge and popped it open.
- She lifted it up and popped it open, providing some shelter.
- She quickly popped the lid and poured a couple of Advil's into her hand.
- That meant seeds had to be popped from the dried grapes or raisins - a task made easier by many hands.
- Tearing the cellophane off of the CD, she popped it open and inserted it into the boom box, hitting play and cranking it.
- Kevin opened up the refrigerator, popped the milk container open, and drank straight from the carton.
- James hopped in and popped the passenger door open for her.
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
- This is a joke I often make when I pop next door for a Christmas drink or something.
- 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.
- All of a sudden, the door bursts open and Maggie pops in.
- 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.
- 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.
- We popped next door to the hairdresser.
- Anyhow, I welcome any readers that popped in here for a look at that post yesterday and decided to stick around.
- Joel himself popped in a few moments after, but I hardly noticed.
- The shop is poorly run, inadequately stocked, with indifferent staff, but you can at least pop in and out within five minutes.
- They want a copy of my eyesight prescription, so I popped over to my opticians in Farnham this afternoon.
- They popped in to see me and introduce themselves.
- The Minister also popped in to meet the staff and students at Horsforth School during a busy return trip to West Yorkshire.
- My lovely friend Jane G has just popped in to work to see me.
- If you can't pop along to a pressure station there are lots of places where you can get your blood pressure checked.
- A fortnight ago, I had to unexpectedly pop home from the office.
- For desert, pop next door to the Veggie House for the best bubble tea in the city.
- On Thursday night, she had dinner at The Restaurant on John Dalton Street, where Fran from Travis popped in for a bite.
- Other times he'd leave and pop back in within minutes.
- 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.
- Within minutes he popped back in the room with three cans of paint and some brushes.
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
1(noise)to go pop — hacer 'pum'
3informal(time)they cost $50 a pop — cuestan $50 por vez
1(Popular)(sociology/culture) popular(music/singer) popular US(singer/music) ligero USpop artist — artista pop
- pop concert — concierto popular
- pop festival — festival de música pop
1música pop feminine
1(father)papá masculine informalas form of address pop/pops — papi informal
- 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.
- First of all, the mom and pops just simply get subsidized loans.
- They captivated moms and pops across the country and say, ‘Look, it's time to have another dialogue.’
- But Blake grew accustomed to addressing my pop as his own dad.
- 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.
- I guess someone you could say I know pretty well, my pop, Ben Christensen.
- And thank you, very sincerely, to everyone who sent well wishes to my pops.
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