In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1grito masculineto give a shout of joy/pain — dar un grito de alegría/dolor
- give me a shout when you're ready — avísame cuando estés listo
1gritarthere's no need to shout — no hace falta que grites
- don't all shout out at once — no griten todos a la vez
- to shout at sb — gritarle a algn
- to shout to sb — gritarle a algn
- to shout for sb — llamar a algn a gritos
- to shout for sth — pedir algo a gritos
- don't shout at me — ¡no me grites!
- he shouted to her to come back — le gritó que volviese
- to shout for help — pedir auxilio a gritos
- to shout for joy — gritar de alegría
- how was your weekend? — oh, nothing to shout about — ¿qué tal el fin de semana? — bah, nada especial / nada del otro mundo
1gritargo away! he shouted — —¡váyanse!— gritó
- I shouted (out) a warning — les (/ le etc. ) grité advirtiéndoles (/ advirtiéndole etc. )
- to shout abuse at sb — lanzar improperios contra algn
1to shout oneself hoarse — gritar hasta quedarse ronco / afónico
- Then, there was a loud shout and all hell broke loose.
- She gave out a strong shout, much louder than she intended to.
- She heard a loud shout coming from the top floor.
- Just then, an excited shout shifted Brenna's attention.
- There were dozens of torches on the walls, and there were loud shouts and screams from all around him.
- They were right behind her, their shouts becoming louder.
- I heard another cheer go up, and heard loud whoops and shouts.
- A second later, there were loud shouts from the beach.
- A shout drew my attention to one of the others - only a hand was sticking out through the snow.
- Each punch that hit her was followed by a loud shout.
- Loud shouts, yells, and laughs ran from the tavern and out onto the street, disturbing the town's late night silence.
- They go off with a very intense flash and a loud shout.
- He woke them up with a shout for attention that made the amplifiers screech and whine.
- The shouts grew louder and louder as the guards approached.
- Meanwhile, the scream cuts off, and is replaced by loud shouts and noisy swearing in Spanish.
- Then loud shouts and insults were heard in the house.
- A shout captured everyone's attention, and they scurried down from the rocks to the trickle of water.
- A shout caught my attention and I heard the soldiers switch their direction.
- His shout attracted Paris' attention, and he looked over Helen's shoulder at his brother.
- The superior officer clapped his hands and called for attention with a loud shout, which echoed throughout the hold.
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