In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(reverberate)(voice/sound/explosion) retumbar(sound/voice/explosion) resonarthe hall resounded with the sound of a thousand voices — la sala resonaba / retumbaba con ecos de mil voces
- Tina's shrill voice resounded through the house.
- A voice resounded through the waiting room, and I grinned, I knew that voice.
- The Wanaka streets resound with languages from all round the world.
- The new performance space will resound with their poetry, prose and plays, as they share their writings with the audience.
- Below, the native camp resounded with the drums of the triumphant, the low booms and higher pitched taps coming quickly of an aural celebration amid the jungle groves.
- Silence ensued her words, and footsteps resounded through the auditorium.
- His baritone voice resounded through the hall.
- As her voice resounded throughout the cavern, the weakened walls began to shake and crumbled.
- The chapel resounds with full-throated hymns.
- A roar resounded through the hallways and heavy rapid footsteps came from the new hallway.
- Laughter resounds throughout cozy kitchens while mothers bake gingerbread and children decorate sugar cookies.
- Once the song ended the room resounded with applause.
- As the room resounded with cheers and hisses, a man brushed past Padlin, heading for the pit.
- Just then a loud bang resounded throughout the warehouse.
- We sat in silence for a few moments before the high-pitched squeal of the microphone resounded throughout the pub.
- It resounds with the noise of falling water as the Avon tumbles over a weir.
- Her footsteps resounded eerily through the six levels of stairs, as her thoughts raced through evil and distressing scenarios.
- Empty rooms suddenly resound with the sounds of living and life acquires a whole new meaning.
- A sharp yelp resounded through the air as the figure fell to the floor.
- Teddy set down his cup, a definite clink resounding throughout the office, and leaned forward.
- She laughed as well, loving the feel of his voice resounding through his chest.
- The room resounded with sneezes as I surveyed the red-nosed, sniffling, miserable and furious girls seated in front of me.
- The space resounded with the now-soft-now-rising-to-a-crescendo music.
- The whole common room resounded with shouts and whispers and protests, all caused by the calm cloaked woman who sat sipping her ale.
- As the voices of these women resounded through the meeting hall, the promises and hope did not appear far-fetched but closer to ground reality.
- He hangs up the phone, and the sound of his laughter resounds throughout the parking lot.
- A knock sounded at the door, resounding throughout the whole house.
- On the last night of the engagement - the night before the wedding - the bride's house resounds with sad songs of leavetaking.
- Light spilled out from upper and lower windows, even though it was early in the morning, and loud, booming voices resounded from inside.
- The place resounded with the calls of birds as they settled down for the night, even as people walked into the tastefully decorated frontyard.
- The empty sky resounded with a sudden loud explosion: an invisible airplane had crossed the sound barrier.
- The audience collapses in laughter, and the theater resounds with a barrage of applause.
- William's laughter resounded throughout the long hallway, making the noise terribly bothersome.
- The old school and the old school yard land will once again resound to the sounds of children at play.
- Hrothgar's hall resounds with the laughter and songs of poets, who retell the famed history of the Danish tribe.
- Screaming for somebody, screaming for her parents, her footsteps resounded throughout the marble corridors.
- The royal voice resounded through the sticky night air, carried beyond its normal range by an abnormally chilly gust of air.
2(fame) resonar(protest) hacerse oír
- This is not something that under Victorian law resounds at all but it is what one might call a form of reasonable approach or professional practice that follows from the local defamation law.
- The impact, the team contends, resounds today.
- Nevertheless, his essay provides a clear instance of the rewards both of a poet on writing as such, and as illumination of that poet's poetry: may its song continue and its fame resound.
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