In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(room/drawer) revolver(house/premises) (de arriba a abajo) (search) registrar(house/premises) (pillage) saquear(literature/music) plagiar(music/literature) fusilarse informal
- Reuters filmed houses with their doors smashed in and ransacked by US troops as they searched for weapons.
- The three friends were then locked in a bathroom while the gang ransacked the flat, stealing mobile phones and other items.
- The defence claimed her aunt was viciously beaten by a burglar who ransacked the house.
- He allegedly then ransacked the house, stole a gun from a safe, and fled in the homeowner's vehicle.
- When police failed to catch the burglar who ransacked her dying mum's home, Georgina Artingstall decided she would solve the case herself.
- Now, he's slashing capital expenditures and ransacking his portfolio for bits and pieces to sell, all to bring down debt.
- ‘When he went back into his home, he found that two rooms had been ransacked and the cash stolen,’ he said.
- Four months later, on the night of her 83rd birthday, burglars ransacked her bedroom as she slept heavily after taking a sleeping tablet.
- Police would come and search private houses of the members and ransack the whole lot.
- The thieving wine connoisseurs then ransacked the house, stealing laptops, wallets and jewellery.
- Burglars ransacked the house, taking £1,000 of jewellery, silver and china and the family heirlooms.
- Immediately asking for money, he forces them into their mansion and ransacks the place.
- If you need flowers or a bouquet the next time, you don't need to ransack your cupboard to search for the misplaced telephone index or that huge telephone directory to search for a bouquet shop phone number.
- The place was ransacked and the papers boxed up and stolen.
- The owner of a mail order lingerie business which was ransacked by burglars has spoken of her disgust at the intruders.
- He begins to ransack the apartment, searching through drawers and cabinets.
- They smashed the windowpanes of the cinema, damaged the furniture and ransacked the canteen.
- They saw a bunch of thieves ransacking the place.
- However, it didn't seem like they were ransacking the place.
- York war veteran Joe Munday today spoke of his anger towards thieves who ransacked his house and stole his prized medals.
- I then ransacked the studio for a cardboard box that I could turn into a cigarette box and happily, my prayers were answered in the shape of an empty box of A4 paper.
- Thieves had ransacked class seven, stealing exercise books belonging to Year Five children age 10.
- The soldiers dismount and secure the area and with little warning, kick in the door, roust the residents out of the house, and search and ransack the home.
- The rogues ransack the place in search of a treasure map, carting the women, including feisty Violet Miranda, onto a ship run by the dastardly but suave Captain Calico Jack.
- They ransacked the house searching for a gun for almost 12 hours but it was not found.
- They were ordered not to move or speak for an hour while the riot squad searched and often ransacked their rooms.
- The judge isn't going to ransack the prosecutor's file drawers and hand over to the defense copies of all the evidence the judge thinks is exculpatory.
- Sadly, pathetically, while he was hospitalised his neat single storey home was broken into and ransacked in an obvious search for money.
- He is forced to sign a ‘Permission for Search’ which allows Ford detectives to ransack his home.
- The thieves ransacked the living room but only stole a small amount of jewellery.
- Then he bound her hands and ransacked the house, stealing what is believed to be a few hundred pounds.
- The gunmen realized that in order to look for the money, they would have to ransack the whole place and kill to get everyone of the way.
- The police spent an hour combing the residence, probing the floor and compound and ransacking the wardrobes.
- It's unusual for someone to strike like this during the day and to ransack the place in such a disturbing way.
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