In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Archaeologists were more interested in the perfect preservation of many textiles which gave a unique insight into items of fashion all the rage in 14th century Hull.
- Teeth-whitening is all the rage - increasing threefold over the past few years - for those who want a winning smile.
- This rigid, yet elegant geometry asserts a rage for order.
- I once went to a fashionable function when alfalfa sprouts were all the rage, and I don't have to tell you the evening lacked a certain pizzazz.
- In the late 1770s a rage for stripes is found among the Americanophiles in France and in other countries hostile to England.
- As noted in these articles, at the moment when interest in classics is at its nadir in the schools, it is all the rage in popular entertainment.
- Considered a fad diet by many, high-protein diets are currently all the rage.
- There is, in Kant's philosophy, a rage for order that leads him to attempt to solve as many philosophical questions as possible through each distinct part of his system.
- Compact guns are the rage right now, and generally that means both barrel and grip are shortened.
- Although all the rage in Europe, the medication is not widely available in Canada, and treatment programs have to apply for special access from Ottawa.
- A rage for opera had been growing in the country.
- Vintage styles are all the rage this season, so if you're patient enough you can actually find lots of goodies at select thrift shops in your area.
- Overnight, cruises became all the rage - a fashionable and affordable escape for the middle class.
- Contrasting colors are all the rage in the Spanish style, so using one bright color for the wall and another bright color for the border is certainly in order.
- At the height of the dotcom boom, cash shells were all the rage as fledgling companies with little more than an idea rushed to the stock market.
- Japanese cuisine has become all the rage in Shanghai, so much so that almost all of the top hotels in the city are featuring Japanese restaurants.
- In addition to actual jean jackets, denim sports jackets are also all the rage in fashionable circles.
- The principles underlying political speech apply in the Internet context just as easily as they did when parchment was all the rage.
- By the 1920s when this was filmed, this belief was widespread and all the rage.
- Black wooden screens blend with transparent and translucent glass in a clean, minimalist style, which is all the rage now in Japan.
- Chinese mysticism was all the rage in those days when Spiritualism was everywhere and seances were popular.
- Style and fashion was all the rage this week as the Oscars took place last Sunday night.
- Never in the history of the world has there been such a rage for exhibitionism.
- But as always, this coexists with a rage for order, a need to analyse, to simplify, to compress.
- According to the science of phrenology, which was currently all the rage, such a brow hinted at intelligence and broadness of mind.
- There's a new show coming from England that's all the rage.
1.1(violent anger)furia femininecólera femininea fit of rage — un ataque de furia
- he went purple with rage — se puso rojo de furia
- The bear roared in pain and rage, a horrible sound that shook the air and ground.
- Ramirez was speechless, the rage building in him.
- It was borne of anger and rage and that's what happened.
- It was the day before Christmas eve that police were called to a house in Manchester after an ex-soldier returned home in a drunken rage.
- I know what my face looks like: it's black with rage, twisted with anger, naked and raw.
- I could see the rage rise in his face as the guard kept whispering.
- Diana's sadness slowly faded as she turned her attention towards Lethe, and an uncontrollable eruption of rage built up inside of her.
- By the end of the manuscript, the copyeditor's monologue has gone on so long, the anger has turned into rage.
- There is a persistent pattern of the person pushing others away with rage or anger.
- They're calm and rational at times, but they may explode into inappropriate anger or rage at some perceived rejection or criticism.
- After a moment, Simon sank onto the edge of his desk, the rage dying.
- No matter how neutral his face was, Chris' eyes burned with an almost uncontrollable rage.
- I was shaking now, with rage, and anger, both at myself and at the accuser.
- We must lay aside the quick, potent energy of blind rage and revenge, which can only power us to hasty judgements.
- I am still burning with anger and rage and all that temper stuff of emotions!
- Many artists never get past their anger and inner rage, many have arguably have died trying.
- Anger and outright rage at the computer, when it doesn't behave the way YOU want it to, may be a symptom of this kind of transference.
- Alex is extremely intelligent with a propensity for fits of anger and uncontrollable rage.
- The spirit that drives me is not only fueled by my passion for justice but also by my anger and rage at the injustice I see and experience on a daily basis.
- He remembered watching her passionate kiss with Nicholas and felt a jealous rage well up inside.
1.2(fit of fury)to be in a rage — estar furioso
- to fly into a rage — ponerse hecho una furia
2informal(fashion)furor masculinemoda feminineto be (all) the rage — hacer furor
1(storm/sea) rugir(storm/sea) bramar(fire) arder furiosamentecholera raged among the population — el cólera hizo estragos entre la población
- controversy rages about / over the new law — sigue la encarnizada controversia en torno a la nueva ley
- the battle/fire raged for three days — la encarnizada batalla/el furioso incendio se prolongó durante tres días
2(person) expresar su furia(person) rabiarto rage against sth — protestar furiosamente contra algo
3(storm) rugiente(sea) embravecido(headache) enloquecedor(argument) enconado(argument) airado(argument) virulentohe was in a raging temper — estaba furioso
- he has a raging fever — tiene una fiebre que vuela
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