In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sound)ruido sordo masculinemasculine estruendomasculine ruido de tripas informala rumble of disapproval — un murmullo de desaprobación
- A deep rumble came up from the depths of his throat and his breathing quickened.
- From somewhere in the distance comes an ominous rumble of thunder, barely perceptible over the nearby lawnmower.
- There was no answer, only the silence of the dust clearing and the distant rumble of motorway traffic.
- The deep rumble of tanks could be felt through the earth.
- The rumble was quickly controlled by nearby officers and my attention returned to more important matters.
- The air became moister and the deep rumble of the waterfall could be heard, it was certain that they were not far off.
- Ponyboy looks at the other boys who join his gang for the rumble.
- Grey clouds rolled in from the south, deep rumbles of thunder accompanying them.
- But it was over so quickly that many people didn't realise that the shaking ground and strange deep rumble was actually an earthquake.
- Rimbaud's approach is minimalist, with a subtle array of grinding and plucking effects combining with the deep rumble of the base.
- A distant rumble arose from downriver as we gathered speed.
- Clerks from both of their firms circled around the trash-talking combatants, as if this were some kind of Wall Street rumble.
- I could hear the distant rumble of thunder in the background but all sound was lost to my ears as Darius walked in.
- He chuckled, a deep rumble from deep in his chest.
- I heard a distant splash and a rumble of loud thunder.
- He climbed into the car and started it up with a deep rumble and a jolt.
- Which brings us to last week's National Book Critics Circle awards, announced in New York City amid of few rumbles of dissension… which is the subject of today's column.
- Meanwhile, rumbles of surprising dissent are coming from military officers themselves, who have accused the administration of not sending in enough soldiers.
- The deep rumble sounded again and this time, the entire place shook.
- Tensions and emotions ran high as both gangs headed for the chosen rumble spot at the football field.
- He told me of the gang fights he experienced as a boy, including one memorable rumble when he was chased by a knife wielding opponent.
- There has been a low rumble from deep within the community about the rights of the childless.
- At first it was a distant rumble, then it was louder and louder.
- The heavy raindrops fell quickly and loudly, and the ominous rumble of thunder sounded in the distance.
- Still, there are rumbles in the industry that more than one firm will be found in violation of independence regulations.
2US dated, slang(fight)pelea feminine
1(guns/drums) hacer un ruido sordo(thunder) retumbarmy stomach's rumbling — me suenan las tripas informal
- a truck rumbled past — un camión pasó con gran estruendo
- The clouds remained, lightning continued to strike, and thunder continued to rumble, but there was no rain.
- Thunder continued to rumble ominously overhead, like some great sky god beating out a war march on giant, distant drums.
- The building groaned as a sound like thunder rumbled somewhere above him.
- Soon thunder rumbled across the heavens and flashes of lightning lit up the hillsides as thick curtains of rain swept towards us.
- The sound of thunder rumbled through my ears and a flash of lightning appeared here and there.
- Thunder rumbled ominously, and the wind and rain battered the windows.
- Thunder rumbled ominously in the distance, and lightning lit up the underbellies of the clouds to the far south.
- Thunder rumbled and lightning flashed, making the scene even more nightmarish.
- In the distance, thunder rumbled, and sheet lightning dimly lit the sky.
- He stared up at the sky, a deep growl rumbling in his throat.
- The sound of thunder rumbled off in the distance.
- It thundered and rumbled and rain fell ferociously for hours.
- It was deep and rumbling, like the thunder that came just before a storm.
- A sudden drum roll of thunder rumbled over the meadow, but only the village seemed to notice.
- Thunder rumbled, sounding closer than it had before.
- Lightning struck and thunder rumbled all around us.
- The rain only lasted thirty minutes, but thunder continued to rumble for hours afterwards.
- Instantaneously, the sky darkened, thunder rumbled, and lightning flashed.
- Thunder rumbles because we hear sound waves from different parts of a jagged lightning stroke.
- Thunder rumbled around the rooftops and lightning flashed repeatedly across the sodden skyline.
1descubrir(person) calar informal
- Meanwhile, a couple of FBI agents have been sent along to rumble the gang and solve the murder.
- Viewers were outraged when the link to the site was cut at 2am this morning - just as resident bad guy Nick was about to be rumbled.
- So we strung him along, waiting for him to rumble us or get bored.
- I looked at the monitor, and discovered that the boys had been rumbled.
- In July we were going to elope to Gretna Green but I told my big mouthed brother who let it slip and we were rumbled.
- The organization cites the example of Maria Rodriguez, who was rumbled while working under her husband's Social Security Number.
- Their position would be highly dangerous, as the enemy never likes to be rumbled.
- Reade was rumbled in 1999 after bidders tried to buy goods from him on eBay.
- He told her too that he was single, but she rumbled him in July 2004 and ended the relationship.
- He collected R4000 in wedding gifts - but a suspicious guest rumbled him and the game was up.
- What if he knows Mick's upstairs, what if he's rumbled our game?
- Eventually, the person on the other end of the line will get the message that they have been rumbled.
- Just when it looked like we had rumbled them, they perpetrated on us probably the greatest political confidence trick of the century.
- The scam was only rumbled in September 2001, following an undercover police operation.
- The gang were rumbled when a low bidder became suspicious after failing to win a contract and complained to the authorities.
- Fortunately, as soon as they realised that their scheme had been rumbled by councillors, they slammed on the brakes.
- He was rumbled by police earlier this week after an American contacted the authorities when James failed to show up.
- One of those new thin fascistic speed cameras was looking beadily down on me and I knew it was only a matter of minutes before I was rumbled and some sort of motorway security would be on the scene.
- Crooks direct these illicit revenues to separate accounts in the hope they'll be able to draw out a sizable wedge by the time their ruse is rumbled.
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