In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He began to rave again, bellowing incoherencies and profanities at the top of his lungs.
- The Prime Minister raved incoherently: ‘I see myself as the big fat spider in the corner of the room.’
- When he succeeded in waking us up, we had been completely incoherent, raving about caves and pigeons and dark unspeakable evil.
- And good old Prince is still raving about freedom and spirituality, God bless him.
- Daron was off his nut all night, ranting and raving with little coherency.
- The Pythia would rave and babble incoherently.
- Damn it I must seem like I'm raving like a lunatic about the red menace.
- Your cackles filling the room, you just sat there laughing and raving like a lunatic.
- Her eyes were still fixed on Mr. Stevens who was babbling and raving in some type of speech Alexander had never heard before.
- Frankenstein lapsed into a delirious fever for several months, ranting and raving about killing the monster.
2(talk, write enthusiastically)to rave about sth/sb
- the critics raved about the new play — los críticos pusieron a la nueva obra por las nubes
- everybody's raving about my new haircut — a todos les ha encantado mi nuevo corte de pelo
- Coaches rave about Miller's hands, as he excels at getting open over the middle.
- I have purchased several copies for songwriting friends and they have all raved about it.
- What's more, it's not just the audiences who love the show - critics have found plenty to rave about too.
- Scouts rave about your raw power, but you've also piled up a lot of strikeouts.
- Players and coaches raved about what a wonderful place it was to work.
- Scouts rave about the Cubs' abundance of young pitching - and with good reason.
- Sure, they got awards, but critics were also raving over junk.
- That said, nearly all the guests I spoke to raved about their excursions, claiming they were the highlight of their holiday.
- "My eyes looked more radiant instantly, " raved one tester.
- Many critics raved about the bust but others found it ghoulish and disgusting.
- Salthouse had the critics raving about their last album ‘Dream by Day’.
- After a few years, I yielded to the pressure of fellow critics who couldn't understand why I wasn't raving about the film.
- Critics are already raving about the new Channel Four programme ‘Shameless’, which hits the screen tonight.
- Dayne showed off the quick feet scouts have been raving about since he was drafted.
- With fans and reviewers raving, why is he so terrified by every new role?
- I ordered the Quattro panini as did Molly and Patty and we all raved.
- Critics, TV executives and its devoted audience raved about the show, making it seem more influential in Britain than perhaps it really was.
- Their daughter Jill lives here with her husband Neil and was always raving about the place.
- A close-up on the 56-year old Magande reveals much more than what some armchair critics and sceptics may be raving about.
- I wish I could rave as enthusiastically about the audio department.
- She was ranting and raving and stamping her feet like a child.
- Why are people ranting and raving over the costs of their hydro bills while going out and leaving all the lights on?
- Jock blew his top, he went absolutely ballistic, ranting and raving.
- Performers with problems will be ranting and raving about them at the next Coco Café - even more than usual.
- As any manager of a boys' team will tell you, ranting and raving on the touchline is of limited motivational value.
- Ann Coulter doesn't go on television ranting and raving like the liberals do.
- Mr Welling said: ‘The defendant telephoned her and he was abusive, ranting and raving.’
- So, we would fight all the way to church, ranting and raving, screaming and yelling.
- His performance is deeply moving, but also crackles with his trademark ranting and raving.
- He was then standing in the street ranting and raving and my dad asked him to move out the way, and the guy said he would be back.
- People were saying he'd come in and be ranting and raving, but he's not like that.
- Smith then started ranting and raving and making insulting remarks about Mrs Pickup's son.
- A couple who left behind me were still raving about him when we reached the car park.
- In between ranting and raving I watch football.
- Sure, the lyrics are angry, bitter, raving, mad, obscene, and a 1000 other adjectives, but they don't change my opinion.
- Stop the media's ranting and raving about 6,000 or even 7,000 dead, many of whom never died at all.
- This is a cellphone message left by the guy where he starts ranting and raving.
- There's no point ranting and raving or going crying to the manager.
- Meanwhile, Bush ranted and raved like an angry lunatic throughout the second debate.
- But I got into work today to find a certain colleague ranting and raving about it.
1(praise)alabanza femininemasculine elogiobefore noun rave reviews — críticas muy favorables feminine
- Peppers drew raves from everywhere because of his combination of speed and strength.
- Accordingly, it received rave reviews and a loyal following among the press corps.
- The film is receiving rave reviews for its blunt honesty and nutty characters.
- Dickerson's quickness is drawing raves from opposing coaches and players.
- Performing at the Cotton Club, the girls won rave reviews from critics.
- It is listed on the Australian and US stock markets and has won rave reviews for its financial performances.
- One of its new PCs with easy-to-use Internet telephone service has won raves from reviewers.
- Both Jodi's album and her live shows have been winning her rave reviews.
- The Merchant of Venice opened at the American Theater on May 24, 1903, and rave notices showered down.
- I know this film received rave reviews when it was reissued a couple of years ago.
- Ever since its release in the US, the film has been getting rave reviews from several quarters in Hollywood.
- Liam Neeson stars in " Kinsey " which opens in Ireland to rave reviews.
- And though his realistic and hard-hitting film has won some rave reviews, Tigmanshu is certainly not resting on his laurels.
- His foam/mesh trucker hat even drew raves from adoring female fans.
- Despite the occasional bug, Google's new Gmail feature is drawing raves.
- He read it on the plane, and in London saw the rave reviews that the media was giving to the book.
- All the rave reviews in the world couldn't turn Pavement into pop stars - maybe it's because they couldn't dance.
- Perhaps it was significant that the rave reviews on the back cover were all written by women.
- Her physique drew raves from the audience, which included a strong following for her.
- On April 23, Richard Lair conducted an orchestra of 12 elephants to rave reviews.
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