In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(reverberating)(voice/explosion) retumbante(voice/explosion) resonante
- Whoever it was tripped over a box and landed with a resounding thump.
- The loud, resounding sound unnerved the monkeys and they bolted from the scene.
- And that resounding sound of the shut door still rang in her ears, over and over.
- Most of the kids were alert by now, awakened by the resounding thumps.
- They were thrown off balance as they hit the floor with a loud resounding thud.
- And then she heard the resounding sound of metal against metal.
- Then, the log he was leaning on gave way with a resounding crack.
- Nicole's alarm clock went off that morning with a resounding buzz that seemed louder than usual.
- He thanked the military and all who have sacrificed loved ones which brought resounding cheers.
- A resounding cheer rose up for what certainly seemed like the last time that night.
- No sooner had my son got his new ‘urban street scooter’ out of the box than I was crashing into the metal garden gate with a resounding clang.
- He slammed his fist into Rick's jaw and there was a resounding crack.
- A resounding cheer echoed through the ship as the captain's words spread.
- Mr. O'Brien makes a brave leap in the dark and lands with a resounding thud.
- It banged against the wall with a resounding thud that echoed through the ship.
- I hit the floor with a resounding thud that echoed across the room, the phone still in my hand.
- The machine clicked off with a resounding beep, and the room rang with silence.
- The resounding thud of the door closing was the next thing she heard.
- The building came down in minutes with a resounding bang and thud.
2(unequivocal)(success/victory/failure) rotundoa resounding no/yes — un no/sí rotundo
- Overall, the night proved to be a resounding success and proved a memorable way to mark the students' outstanding effort and achievement throughout the school year.
- The Coleman festival which took place from September 2th to 4th was a resounding success with packed audiences each night at the concerts.
- The president's makeup job was a resounding success.
- Held at the Auction Mart, the event has been hailed a resounding success.
- If the collaboration was designed as an experiment, it was a resounding success.
- Officials only last week hailed the post-back scheme - reducing the traditional door-to-door collection - a resounding success.
- The festival was a resounding success in terms of access, competition standards, numbers of choirs taking part and the administration and organisation.
- The English boy wonder's first game of the tour was a resounding success, and was all the more remarkable for the fact that he has not played for six weeks.
- Waterloo's a film about Napoleon's resounding defeat, not Wellington's greatest victory.
- We won a great victory with the resounding defeat of the proposed amendment.
- Recently, a free pool party was held for eight - to 16-year-olds and proved a resounding success, with 70 children attending.
- At no stage did anything other than a resounding victory for Stradbally suggest itself.
- Yet the fact was that British armed forces had suffered a resounding defeat.
- Her practicality wrestled with pride for a few more minutes before scoring a resounding victory.
- The Titian exhibition is judged a resounding success but it is just one of an enormous range of substantial and enjoyable shows in the city.
- What is perhaps more unexpected, is that this collaboration is a resounding success.
- The aim of the show is to present independent, mature artists working in contemporary movement and world dance forms to the wider public and the last two shows have been a resounding success.
- The walk which took place on Sunday April 27th was a resounding success and raised a total of €2,314.
- And it has proved a resounding success with a quick uptake of the 50 places available and a waiting list of many others, for whom a nativity play is being organised.
- He said the elections were a resounding success.
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