In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(make sound)(tiger/lion/engine) rugir(sea/fire/wind) bramar(sea/fire/wind) rugir(cannon) tronarto roar with laughter — reírse a carcajadas
- Thunder roared in the distance, and reality slapped me straight in the face.
- The beast roars up at you and grabs your neck, dragging you into the swamp with it.
- The flames roared overhead, and we ran.
- As you feel the plane angle back as it approaches the deck you hear the engine roar while the pilot basically floors it.
- Back in my quarters there was a fire roaring away in the grate.
- He plays the part of the lion that roars onstage in Act 5.
- He touched the console again, and the engines suddenly roared to life.
- Both dragons roared in mortal pain and shot away from each other in opposite directions despite their injuries.
- The lion roared in anger, but the sound trap held him well.
- On Aug.13, Hurricane Charley roared in from the Gulf of Mexico, bringing winds of 140 miles per hour and spawning tornadoes.
- The group of creatures all roared loudly, baring their sharp teeth.
- To the right was the interior to the library where a fire was roaring in the fireplace and a bunch of actors were hanging around preparing for their next shoot.
- I could not get near to it for the water which seemed deep and roaring but my desire was always intense to come nearer.
- The lion roared again, but it was no use now.
- There is gunfire not far away, and fighter planes sometimes roar overhead.
- Coastline defences include a nearby air base and military jets still roar overhead.
- The scientist says that when the 2000 fire roared through, the ungrazed pastures fared the worst.
- The fire that had roared in the hearth was just glowing embers now.
- The format quickly posed an annoyance - did I really need to endure the MGM lion roaring at the start of every single featurette?
- Instantly I felt the plugs on my head warm up and the ship's engines suddenly roar to life.
- It was always a sure-fire shocker for a monster to wade out of the reeds, roaring, and grab somebody off the raft.
- A cheetah bounds into a picture, large as life, head thrown back and maw wide, roaring over a rib cage.
- The dragon roared in pain as her vision blurred permanently in her right eye.
- It was on that night that tornadoes roared through many communities in Nebraska.
- As the regiment slowed to a stop, the fire of the enemy roared louder.
- The car took off like a runaway rocket, the engine roaring, smoke billowing and lights glaring.
- The gravelly whir of wheels on pavement is subtle, while motorcycle engines throb and roar.
- It's pretty hard to hear where a cue is going when you have Brontosaurs roaring left right and centre.
- The bike's engine sputtered and then roared back to life as the two of them hopped on.
- The sound of the fire roared in my ears.
- The wind roared in his ears as the trees whipped by on either side of him.
2(move)the planes roar overhead every two minutes — cada dos minutos se oye el estruendo de los aviones que pasan
- the trucks roared past — los camiones pasaron con un estruendo
- he roared away / off on his motorbike — se alejó en la moto haciendo un ruido infernal
1the sergeant roared the order — el sargento dio la orden a gritos
- how dare you! he roared — —¡cómo se atreve! —rugió / bramó
- the fans roared their appreciation — los hinchas manifestaron su aprobación a voz en cuello
1(of lion, tiger) rugido masculine(of person) rugido masculine(of person) bramido masculine(of thunder) fragor masculine(of thunder) estruendo masculine(of traffic, engine, guns) estruendo masculinethe roar of the crowd — el clamor de la multitud
- a roar of laughter — una sonora carcajada
- a roar of pain — un rugido / bramido de dolor
- The new monster let loose a familiar roar.
- While I was away from my seat, I heard a loud roar from the crowd.
- Still for the most part, the Dolby Digital Stereo sonics capture the roar of the crowd and the curtness of the commentary very well.
- The mayor does her best roar about graft and corruption from atop her office desk.
- She gave a roar of rage and despair and fear and fell to her knees again, shaking uncontrollably.
- Occasionally the rumble of a volcano or the roar of a fierce hurricane breaks up the usual sounds.
- The gorgeous changing colors of the high-tech map were accompanied by sound: the babble of many meteorologists overlaid by the powerful roar of wind and waves.
- Eve quickened her pace as she heard the distant roar of an engine pulling up into the driveway.
- There are certainly moments of great directional use on this mix - the boxing matches and roar of the crowd come in loud and clear.
- The two principals whipped up tremendous whoops and roars from a besotted audience, and in many respects the adulation was well deserved.
- The vitality and zest of the performers earned roars of approval from the audience.
- What was once a shocked silence, became a sudden roar of anger.
- As we leave, echoes of the roar of the king of beasts lingers in the still air over proud and deserted ruins of Hampi.
- The wolf let out a deafening roar of pain.
- As it is, if you listen close enough, you can probably hear his outraged roar condemning this blasphemy from the other side.
- The roar of flames racing down the corridor made them all run even faster.
- They stared at each other for a tense moment until the feline let loose a powerful roar.
- Signed, sealed and delivered was the reprise as he danced to the ensuing deafening roars of approval.
- Instead, the only soundtrack is the roar of the cars' engines, turning over at very high RPM.
- The muffled roar of passing traffic obscure the tinny, faint words being spoken.
- There was a bank about ten deep of rabid movie fans along one side of the carpet, and each time a new star would enter they would erupt in a roar.
- He was about to get in when they both heard the loud roar of a motorcycle engine coming their way.
- The terrifying sound of the lion's roar made his heart beat with fright.
- Periodically, unpredictably, a roar makes the pavilion tremble and the menacing shadow of a low-flying plane is projected slowly across the vaulted ceiling.
- There is a roar of excitement when the shows charismatic host shouts: ‘Here he is, ready to pay the price for our home audience!’
- The prolonged moments of near silence in the film produce the aesthetic effect of outlasting the remembered roar of government tanks.
- Our entire school gave out a roar of approval at this.
- The unusual sound of a lion's roar came from the end of the passageway.
- The school shook under the mighty roar of the thunder.
- There's an odd melody that I remember not liking from when I saw the film, and it doesn't really work that well, although it's not too bad when it's mixed with dinosaur roars.
- He raised his head into the air and let out a thunderous roar.
- Wind gags are basically furry things that fit over your mike, that cut down on the roar you will hear if filming in wind.
- To judge from the roars of approval on opening night, audiences will be finding new visual marvels to savor in this production for many years to come.
- In response, the dragon let out a deafening roar.
- A roar rose from her throat, and she pushed herself backwards sharply.
- Two scenes in particular stand out for their use of offscreen space; the first, a shot of a nondescript intersection, which seems unremarkable until the roar of an unseen plane flying very close overhead is deafening.
- The thunderous roar of the crowd is deafening even when the stadium is less than half-full.
- The architects looked to glazing to combat the roar of 74,000 vehicles daily.
- He loved the squeal of smoking tires, the roar of the engine, and the thrill of a hairpin turn in a power drift.
- This is an incredibly well-managed track that lets you feel the rumble and roar of the tanker every time it bears down on or overtakes the struggling Plymouth.
- The roar of the machines, the echoes within the massive structures, the subtly of whispered voices are all discovered anew here.
- They departed the stage just ahead of Macca and Bono's entrance and an almighty roar from the crowd.
- In a close-up, one of the beasts lets out a mighty roar, and we see a baby sleeping peacefully inside its mouth.
- The remastered stereo soundtrack is also a treasure - every sonic element, from the roar of a typhoon wind to the gentle tinkling of wind chimes, is pristinely preserved.
- The roar of the wind died as the trailer came to a complete stop.
- The roars of battle grew weaker and more distant; it was evident that the remaining forces on both sides were on the move and departing.
- I miss live performance, the smell of the bean sprouts, the roar of the crowd.
- An immediate roar deafened the cafeteria as everyone surged to gather around the battle.
- He could hear the roars of the tornado; he even drew something similar to a tornado, which looked like a funnel…
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