In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1masculine choquemasculine impactofeminine sacudida
- It also works the leg muscles for longer periods of time than running and produces less than half the impact shock to joints that running does.
- Instead of traditional foam lining, the helmet uses padding to absorb the shock of a blow to the head.
- As it was, I slammed onto the floor of the shaft with my knees bent, absorbing the shock, but the force of the sudden stop pitched me forward.
- When your character is too close to a grenade or mortar going off, you'll experience a shock effect.
- Violent shocks punctuated the strong shaking which lasted some 45 to 60 seconds.
- The slaves were staring up in awe as thousands of the glowing projectiles sailed past, and the ground struck with the constant shocks of the impacts.
- The mountains absorbed the shock and explosive power of the ordnance.
- He crumpled to the floor to absorb the shock of the impact and whipped around with his flashlight as the horde closed rapidly.
- Shock and vibration - the spacecraft will be subjected to vibration and mechanical shocks during launch and separation from the launcher.
- Runners should take smaller quantities more often as the shock from each impact may cause gastric stress.
- Information about the termination shock may also provide insight into the more powerful shocks generated by supernova explosions.
- That and the shock from the impact would have flattened forests over much of that part of the area.
- The shock of impact riddled both pilots with confusion, stumbling to regain control of their mechs.
- Under the impact of the shock, the fish float to the surface, becoming an easy prey.
- A very simple answer would probably be to absorb the shock of impact.
- This was required to be put into my mouth during bombing attacks, to cushion the shock of a bomb explosion and so prevent damage to my teeth.
- In many cases the vibrations and mechanical shocks can be dampened sufficiently with a ‘steady bench’.
- These are designed to absorb the energy of recoil gradually, avoiding violent shock or movement of the carriage.
- They are almost certainly unsafe, as they cannot absorb the shock of an impact, even at slow speeds.
- Peeling himself off the disgusting plastic cover, Dylan shook the shock of the impact from his head and quickly regained his senses.
- Usually such damages will weaken the bumper's ability to absorb the shock of collision.
1.2electric shockdescarga (eléctrica) femininegolpe de corriente masculineI got a shock — me dio una descarga / un golpe de corriente
2.1Medicineshock masculineto be in (a state of) shock — estar en estado de shock
- they were taken to hospital suffering from shock — los llevaron al hospital en estado de shock
- Certain types of foods can cause anaphylactic shock in some people.
- In our study, however, only 1 of 11 control patients with septic shock received hydrocortisone.
- I have heard him lecture on malaria, septic shock, the medical significance of tattoos and the art of memoir writing.
- When he died from shock and blood loss, she dumped his body in a local park.
- The condition may be caused by hormonal imbalance, physical and emotional stress, infection, severe fright, shock and injury.
- I myself was stung by some wasps and went into mild anaphylactic shock.
- The 30-year-old man, who was driving the Jaguar, was taken to hospital with severe shock, but was later discharged.
- A post-mortem examination showed he died from water on the lungs brought about by anaphylactic shock, or allergic reaction.
- Some signs of shock are large pupils, irregular breathing, and fast weak pulse.
- The cause of death was septic shock and irreversible heart failure.
- The autopsy report confirmed that Leo had died from hemorrhagic shock - heavy loss of blood.
- Blood loss and shock display the same symptoms.
- They suffer anaphylactic shock, which prevents them breathing.
- Unconscious for three days from shock and loss of blood, he woke to find himself back in Texas at the burns centre.
- Septic shock occurs when an infection has reached the blood stream.
- Hypovolaemic shock follows major blood loss which may be caused by trauma or during surgery.
- This type of treatment must only be carried out under close supervision from a doctor because of the risk that it may cause a serious allergic reaction called anaphylactic shock.
- Contraindications to the vaccines can be as severe as allergic shock, collapse, seizures, permanent brain injury or death.
- Symptoms of shock include lethargy, rapid heartbeat, weak pulse, low blood pressure, and rapid breathing.
- The guard was treated in hospital for severe shock and facial injuries.
- Many fighting dogs die of blood loss, shock, dehydration, exhaustion, or infection after contests.
- After several days, the symptoms may progress to severe breathing problems and shock.
- By the time she arrived she was in severe shock because of the loss of blood.
- Severe sepsis and septic shock are life threatening complications of infections and the most common cause of death in intensive care units.
2.2(distress, surprise)shock masculineimpresión feminineto get a shock — llevarse un shock / una impresión
- I nearly died of shock — por poco me muero del shock / de la impresión
- the shock of her death — el shock / el golpe de su muerte
- the news came as no great shock to us — la noticia no nos sorprendió demasiado
- before noun a shock announcement — un anuncio sorprendente
- The reality of the fact that I could be pregnant had hit me like a ton of bricks earlier, and I was still experiencing the shock of it.
- And so they probably got the biggest shock of their life when he signed on the dotted line.
- I think you are denying the shock of this experience upon you because you speak of it in a dismissive sort of air.
- Many more political shocks and surprises are in store, especially in a situation where all indications point to a major financial crisis in the US and the prospect of a recession.
- He knew she was still recovering from the shock of seeing Chance and Ricky kissing.
- A headteacher has spoken of his shock at the sudden death of one of his popular young pupils.
- Linda, in some ways more than me, has been suffering terrible culture shock.
- The blonde stared after her in shock for a moment, then huffed angrily.
- After the subtle shock wore off, everyone was muttering about interrupting the movie.
- She vaguely realised that she was probably experiencing a shock reaction.
- Last night he described the announcement as a ‘shock to the system’.
- Amelia stared at him in shock for a moment, hardly daring to believe.
- The shock of her outburst surprised him into letting her go.
- Today was… pay day… and I got the biggest shock of my life.
- Devlin caught it instantly, wearing a look of utter shock on his face.
- A visitor from Communist Eastern Europe would have suffered only the mildest culture shock.
- Surprisingly, once the shock disappeared and reality sunk in, tears sprang to my eyes.
- Today's news will come as a considerable shock to the Scottish political system.
- His work showed that when an organism experiences a shock or perceives a threat, it quickly releases hormones that help it to survive.
- I can never get over the shock of seeing Jake actually partake in classroom activities.
- Twiddling his thumbs for long spells last season was a shock to the system.
- Sputtering, he broke the surface, a look of utter shock on his face.
- The doctor had said the master was going to be fine as long as he took things a little easier, so his sudden death was a shock.
- His sudden death was a shock to the Ballyhaunis and Irish community.
2.3(scare)susto masculineto get a shock — llevarse un shock / una impresión
- what a shock you gave me! — ¡qué susto me diste / me pegaste!
- Rochdale Football Club earned a shock victory over Premiership giants Manchester United and Bolton Wanderers on Sunday.
- Pain is the most primal of human experiences; the rude shock of being born is our first encounter with intense discomfort.
- The mature students were protesting at the shock announcement of the end of childcare funding.
- You worry your system might not survive the shock if you experience too long of a lapse between nervous breakdowns.
- And so nobody else has to go through this experience and the shock initially when that happens.
- And over recent months, not one but several shocks have been experienced across the continent.
- However, due to the shock of the experience and the upset caused to the young boy, the pair cut their holiday short and returned home.
- The atmosphere was electric all night: the match was filled with shocks and surprises for everyone.
- The morning after is one of the most serious gastronomic shocks you will ever experience.
- We have already had a good ration of shocks or surprises in this year's Championship and you can be certain we'll have some more.
- In January it won a shock election victory in Halifax.
- The harshness of this incident serves to remind us what a shock reality can be.
- However, the doctor warns that her heart is still very weak and any sudden shocks or surprises could kill her.
- He lost his job after a shock defeat at the local elections in June.
- It's a bit of a shock to experience the reality of the cruise liner rather than the fantasy - especially when the reality is just as fantastic in its own way.
- Simply fill the aquarium with cold water and even some ice to avoid the shock of a sudden change of temperature, assuming this is being done late in the fall.
- The doctors warn the children that mother must not experience any shocks or they may lose her for real this time.
- Yet I have not forgotten the experience - the shock of discovery.
- The oxygen deprivation and the whole shock of the experience has left him believing he is still in Belgium and that his family are alive.
- This happens many times when a person goes through a terrible shock or experiences an incident that produces extreme fear.
- Crew chiefs will continue to make aggressive calls, but expect engineers to focus more on mechanical grip with chassis, shocks and springs.
- The front set-up uses struts with lower wishbones, coil springs, and hydraulic shocks.
- You know, the caked in clay inside the frame channel and bent steel brake lines and rusted shocks.
- I landed in the ditch with a thump, as the shocks tried to absorb the impact.
- A country with bad roads does not require ceramic engines; it needs vehicles with rugged axles and shocks.
- As the doctor discussed the medical oddity in front of him, Lamb felt a sudden shock shoot through her.
- A double wishbone front suspension and gas-filled rear shocks help absorb vibration at faster speeds while providing a smoother ride over mixed road services.
- Improved suspension parts ranging from bushings to springs, shocks and tires make this vehicle a stand out in terms of handling and ride quality.
- We just didn't have enough in the budget to fix the Charger if an axle broke or the shocks went out.
- Such products may include oil filters, air filters, shocks, spoilers, or headlamps, as they in effect, are part of the truck.
- The suspension is upgraded with new bushings, springs and shocks and the tuning is refined for better ride and handling.
1horrorizarescandalizarhorrorizarasustarhe was shocked by what he saw — quedó horrorizado / impactado con lo que vio
- the country was shocked by the news of his death — la noticia de su muerte sacudió / conmocionó al país
- my mother is easily shocked — mi madre se escandaliza / se horroriza por cualquier cosa
- it shocked me into being more careful — me asustó realmente y ahora tengo más cuidado
- I alternated from being shocked to outraged to saddened.
- But this week, when he visited, he was shocked and deeply upset to find his beloved wife's grave had been used as a dumping ground for the earth which had been removed from a next door grave.
- As people of a nation, we have always been shocked and disgusted with dirty politics.
- I was shocked and surprised at this whole event, the arrests, everything.
- I was shocked, surprised, and still wondering how he had found me - he had just stepped out of the shadows, saving the day.
- I was shocked, stunned and upset that she had to go through all of that.
- I am shocked and very surprised to hear this news as I am sure the rest of the cricket scene will be.
- I was shocked and surprised when I learnt of this fact.
- ‘I was really shocked and upset when I came across a series of unpleasant e-mails about me,’ the woman said.
- We had a meeting to discuss the figures and people were shocked and surprised.
- The revelation has shocked environmentalists who are demanding an urgent investigation into the risks of the contamination spreading.
- We of the international scientific community were shocked and outraged at the conditional approval of the project.
- She was shocked but not surprised about the accident on Saturday.
- She couldn't handle well when she's shocked or surprised.
- The credits rolled and I was shocked at the surprise ending.
- The report shocked the world and outraged the Arab world.
- Well, actually I'm extremely shocked and surprised because it is coming at the wrong time.
- That documentary dished out shocking revelations as to what the state fed our children.
- Many of your readers will have been shocked by your revelations.
- Those who might be shocked and offended by the political message will stay away.
- We thought it was a blessing that neither of them suffered, but we were still shocked and upset.
- While others were quite shocked or even offended by the waitress's behaviour, I was very amused.
- He projected an unpretentious, open image, and his reputation for moral rectitude became a crucial asset for a nation still shocked by the Watergate scandal.
- Are you shocked at recent revelations about players, booze, and drugs?
- You are shocked, you are surprised, but most of all you can wonder about is if the bride's father told her to stop dating that pretty-boy loser.
- I believe that future generations will be shocked and outraged that it took us so long.
- A family was shocked and upset when they returned from holiday to find their home had been trashed in a burglary.
- They were very private but I was still shocked and upset when I heard the news.
- I know that some of you will be shocked, and others outraged - but I can assure you that I have, by no means, set out to offend.
- ‘She was extremely shocked and upset,’ said a police spokesman.
- I have never witnessed anything like this before in my life and was shocked and offended at the lax attitude of the policeman during all of this.
- The element of surprise is crucial to shocking your victim.
- She was visibly upset, and it shocked me, watching her.
- Later he became the supreme 1960s dandy subversive, shocking the nation by being the first man to use the f-word on television.
- Ordinary Australians are totally shocked and outraged.
- It was a revelation that shocked a public that had thought itself inured to stories of criminal excess.
- I'm too shocked and upset to say any more just now.
2Medicineto be shocked — sufrir un shock
- Those who survived reported being brutally beaten, shocked with electrodes, subjected to sexual abuse and kept naked in cells with little or no food or water.
- She testified that another girl held in the same facility was hung upside down, naked and shocked repeatedly with the electric prod.
- It may also be good for the Democrats, who could use a jolt of electricity to shock them out of their smug complacency.
- I felt like I've been shocked with electricity, but I tried to be as calm as possible.
- One person, identified in court documents as an inmate named Rasheed, told lawyers his tongue was shocked with electricity and his toenails pulled out.
- They're using electrical prods to shock the fish, which has very negative long term effects on the fish population.
- The electric current shocks the sweat glands, and they stop producing sweat temporarily.
- Last year I developed an abnormal heart rhythm and had to be shocked with electrocardioversion to get back into normal rhythm.
- We backed away from each other like we just got shocked by electricity, both blushing like crazy.
- The treatment, which essentially involves shocking the brain with electricity, was very effective in tackling depression, she and her husband were told.
- They weren't just being thrown, it was if they were being shocked by high-voltage electricity.
- Implanted in the chest, the ICD is a small electronic device which shocks the heart back into a healthy rhythm if it detects an abnormal heartbeat.
- His heart was electrically shocked back to a normal rhythm.
- They draw power from nearby electricity lines to shock the fish.
- Patients who remain shocked after 3 litres of intravenous fluid usually have continued bleeding and require urgent laparotomy.
- Faye screamed as the lightning went through her body as electricity shocked her entire body.
- The field of wheat is well in the foreground, diversified and defined by the shocks of grain to the right.
- The grain shocks would be off-loaded into the thrashing machines.
- This accumulation of the bundles in the field was a big help for the manual labor which is what it took to assemble grain shocks from all those bundles!
1(bushy mass)a shock of hair — una mata de pelo
- He has a shock of black hair and streaks of dirt running down his arms and chest.
- When I open them again, I'm greeted with a pair of worried black eyes surrounded by a shock of black hair.
- He has a shock of thick snow-blond hair that is certain to attract the others in white.
- His black hair was pulled into a high ponytail and a shock of his unusual red bangs hung slightly into his striking, bright blue eyes.
- Misty, hazel eyes brightened in delight at the sight of the girls and he quickly reached up a hand to try to tidy his shock of black hair.
- A shock of black hair sat atop his head and his face was littered with soft brown freckles.
- A shock of raven-black hair gripped his scalp tightly and fell down past his shoulders.
- His shock of black hair looked windswept, and beneath it, his eyes peered out curiously from behind wire-frame glasses.
- At a party I met a striking young woman whose hair escaped in a shock of dark anarchic curls.
- He is handsome, with high cheekbones, a strong chin, and a shock of thick hair, and he stares with a slight frown at something in the distance.
- The other man though, was taller, he seemed about 6 feet tall, or close to it, and he had a shock of black hair and he had bright green eyes.
- His skin was so pale white and atop his head sat a shock of hair as black as the night sky.
- A shock of black hair, like healthy lunar wheat, frames her features.
- I noticed him, at first, because of his shock of white hair.
- He had a thick shock of dark brown hair, with a little gray peeking in around his temples and just above his ears.
- Shorter than any of the others, her head was adorned with a shock of black hair.
- Amongst those in the queue is a tall woman with a shock of black hair.
- Almost immediately I saw a shock of red hair appear from behind a beam.
- His eyes were blue and shone through a shock of thick ebony black hair.
- His shock of black hair covered his forehead, ending just above two bright amber eyes.
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