In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(loud cry)grito masculinechillido masculinemasculine alaridoa scream of terror — un grito / un alarido de terror
- screams of laughter — carcajadas
- the scream of the seagulls — el chillido de las gaviotas
- A low rumbling and high-pitched scream of an animal came from somewhere out in the fog.
- From the hallway, the high-pitched screams of the heart monitor could be clearly heard and it resonated in Lucas' ears.
- Then the world was reduced to a maddening thrum frequently pierced by the high-pitched scream of generators.
- Alain cupped his ears as the creature's high pitched scream shattered every window pane in the room.
- More than 700 alarms, which emit a high-pitched 130 decibel scream, have been sold in a four-day frenzy.
- The bell resounded at its high-pitch scream and last-minute stragglers rushed in.
- He grabbed it around the neck and the animal let out a scream of fear.
- They weren't really alarms; they were more like high-pitched whistles or screams.
2informal(sth, sb funny)she's a real scream — ¡es un caso!
- it was a scream when she fell — fue un plato cuando se cayó
- Some of the perfunctory descriptions they offer of the movies they sell on DVD are a scream.
- According to my sources, the movie, titled In The Closet, is a real scream.
1(person) gritar(person) chillar(baby) llorar a gritos(baby) berrear(wind) aullar literarylet go of me or I'll scream — suéltame o me pongo a gritar / a chillar literary
- to scream with pain/fear — gritar de dolor/de miedo
- they were screaming with laughter — se estaban riendo a carcajadas
- she screamed with laughter — soltó una risotada
- to scream at sb — gritarle a algn
- she screamed at him to get out of the way — le gritó para que se apartara
- those yellow walls really scream at you — esas paredes amarillas hacen daño a la vista / son terriblemente chillonas
- the headline screamed (out) at her — el titular inmediatamente atrajo su atención
- to scream for sth
- he screamed for help — gritó pidiendo ayuda
- she was screaming (out) for attention — pedía atención a gritos
- Eva screamed with delight, hugging her sister tightly when she opened the door.
- Her hands were shaking, her body trembling but her voice screamed forcefully into the phone.
- A steady stream of ambulances was coming out of the school drive, all with lights flashing and sirens screaming into the leaden sky.
- They won't then send an ambulance with sirens screaming and bells ringing and that sort of thing.
- Traffic became grid-locked and sirens screamed as fire engines and ambulances tried to negotiate a way through the chaos.
- Meanwhile, security forces dragged screaming residents out of homes, and settlers elsewhere burned houses and fields in protest.
- They took Lydia and me back to the house, with Lydia screaming the entire time.
- Thankfully, the EMS was located just around the corner, their approaching sirens screaming.
- Ambulance sirens screamed as if enraged at the sight of a Baghdad car bombing.
- As we were leaving the scene, we passed at least four fire trucks heading towards the park, sirens screaming.
- The victim's older brother recalled seeing his brother in the garden seconds before he heard him screaming in pain.
- I was practically screaming at the top of my lungs by the end.
- By the end of the entire ordeal, my cheeks were tear-stained and my lips raw from biting back the pain rather than screaming out loud again.
- I screamed when the pain began then bit my bottom lip refusing to scream again.
- I then threw the sheet aside and ran screaming from his house.
- When Hannah opened her eyes, she found herself lying on a stretcher, with sirens screaming loudly in her ears.
- To my surprise the ambulance siren screamed to life and the vehicle departed heading east to the highway.
- She screamed in horror as she fell, thinking she was soon to die.
- The loud sirens screamed through the quiet night lighting up everything in its path.
- But before they could make any other moves, someone screamed at the top of their lungs.
- The sirens screamed even louder as the ambulance had arrived.
- There are firetrucks and ambulances everywhere, sirens screaming.
- She screamed into her pillow, releasing her frustration into the creamy white sheet.
- They only stop kissing as their friend pulls them apart due to the police sirens screaming loudly a few streets away.
- The sirens of an ambulance screamed on the way to the hospital, alerting everyone that a tragedy had occurred.
- The drone of aircraft propellers and thump of helicopter rotors made way for screaming auto engines and squealing tyres.
- When the air raid sirens screamed, they left in their apartment building scrambled for the cellar.
- The car followed, lights flashing and sirens screaming.
- I had thought they were so cool wearing those yellow jackets and red hats, riding around on big red trucks with sirens screaming.
- Rachel screamed out in pain as tears began rolling down her cheeks.
- Following a minor road accident, the tourist was rushed by paramedics, all sirens screaming, to a local hospital.
- I went outside and phoned all our friends and family, and came back to the ward to hear your mother screaming with pain.
- She threw her arms around Noah, still jumping and screaming with joy.
- Police cars start arriving at the docks with lights flashing and sirens screaming, as irate ferry workers haul a body out of the water.
- It's very unpleasant for a reasonably proud person such as myself to be in a position where I'm screaming with pain.
- He screamed loudly in agony and flew bolt upright, clutching his arm and cursing.
- He screams in pain when he learns that his wife has been killed in the explosion.
- Suddenly, he heard voices screaming in terror, horrible shrieks emitting from the front grounds.
- A loud piercing alarm began screaming throughout the vast and dark room.
- I almost screamed in frustration, was it always about the game with her?
1(insult) gritar(insult) soltar(command) dar a voces(command) dar a gritosthey screamed abuse at him — lo insultaron a voz en cuello
- she screamed out his name — gritó su nombre
- to scream sth at sb — gritarle algo a algn
- the headlines screamed: general mobilization — los titulares anunciaban en grandes caracteres: movilización general
- to scream oneself hoarse — gritar hasta enronquecer
- He was driven to Harrogate police station screaming abuse throughout the journey.
- If most of your weekends are spent watching the footy and screaming instructions and abuse at the players on TV, then why not put your vast football knowledge to better use.
- It was now he started screaming, ‘The house is really on fire. Get anything you can and get out!’
- Her mother was screaming filthy obscenities and it was wrong of her to do that.
- Three people were down the hall, and a girl was screaming for help.
- There are the odd occasions where they shout and scream abuse and are taken off to Westlea Police Station.
- Blaze ran into the house, screaming something about telling Auri, while Ariella just stood there silently.
- Halfway through Smyth is screaming what sounds like ‘Lenny Henry!’
- He told me that it finally ended with his ex after she spent six hours screaming abuse in his face in their living room.
- As I wrestled with her on the pavement she screamed abuse in my face and tried to kick Paul.
- For a moment it sounded like a woman screaming for help.
- She screamed a high pitch screech and turned to face the voice.
- A neighbour heard the women screaming for help, pleading with her son to stop.
- All three blogs wrote that Wilson later stormed down Senate halls, screaming obscenities.
- His burning impulse is to exit in sound and fury, screaming outright the profane secrets he merely hinted at in his earlier comments.
- Mila's solace was then disrupted when she heard a group of people from the crowd scream her name.
- A nurse came rushing in, and upon seeing my anger, screamed for a doctor.
- He is the perfect example of a teenager that is all but screaming aloud for help.
- When a woman saw two men arrive in a car outside a public house, she tried to scream a warning to the man she believed to be their target.
- With the crowd screaming our last name like there was no tomorrow, a mother was proud.
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