In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(from fire)humo masculinethe smoke-filled room — la habitación llena / cargada de humo
- before noun smoke blue — azul grisáceo
- smoke gray — gris humo
- The blue-gray smoke of cigars thickened the already thick air.
- A thin, twisting and curling column of smoke emitted from the end of the rolled white paper, which hid the dried and crushed marijuana within it.
- The higher priced candles are often made with lead-free wicks, which eliminates the problem of smoke and carbon buildup.
- Sid's shook his head, causing the smoke from the cigarette dangling from the corner of his mouth to float up into his eyes.
- Instead, the gun emitted a cloud of smoke and grew hot.
- The smoke from the cigar dissipated into the atmosphere of the room as he exhaled.
- Cigarette smoke and nicotine cause the heart rate to raise by 15 to 25 beats per minute.
- By then the fire flared again melting a fire hose and sending thick, black smoke billowing from the burning building.
- Choking acrid smoke from the burning building engulfed nearby streets and flames could be seen leaping high into the sky.
- Owners were given until 1 July 1910 to service their vehicles to ensure that the machines did emit dense smoke.
- It showed the burning house with thick smoke all around it.
- Five men were led to safety from the upstairs of an Indian restaurant to save them from thick smoke pouring from a burning extractor unit.
- When she reaches the end of the stage, billows of smoke emit from the dragons' mouths, and the audience oohs and aahs.
- A regular smoker says that the cigar smoke has to be savoured by rolling in the mouth rather than inhaling it.
- Cigarette smoke contains a range of xenobiotics, including oxidants and free radicals that can increase lipid peroxidation.
- They had all been sitting around, not doing much, some of the members were smoking cigarettes and the smoke was filling up the room.
- He said the large volume of smoke was caused by burning tar.
- Cigarette smoke not only causes cancer and asthma but causes the skin to lose its elasticity, hence wrinkles around the mouth.
- When Mr Glister opened the back door to the club he was met by intense heat and thick smoke from his burning car.
- Those averse to cigarette or cigar smoke may be floored by the cloud of nicotine in the downstairs bar.
1.2British informal dated (London)the Smoke — Londres
2.1informal (cigarette)cigarrillo masculinepitillo masculinepucho masculine Latin America informal
- Another of Hels's friends has just got a good new job close to home, so will no longer need to commute to The Smoke each day.
- "I came to smoke and talk with my cousin," said Slim Coyote, "so give me a smoke while I'm waiting. He won't mind, he's my cousin."
- Thursday was a evening of packing and prep for my trip to the Smoke.
- In the morning I: grab my smokes and coffee and turn on my computer.
- Expect quiet here today, as I'm off to The Smoke for the day.
- The smokes are made with tobacco specially processed to reduce nitrosamines, among the most abundant and powerful toxin in cigarettes.
- Apparently you can get an illegal handgun down in the Smoke for as little as 2-300.
- As you know I had high hopes for this trip to the Smoke.
- I heard a voice say hey youngfella, have you got a smoke. I gave him one and we start talking. I ask him how long he has been here.
- Chandler pulled out his pack of cigarettes and lit his smoke, after leaning me against the building so I didn't fall over.
2.2(act)to have a smoke — fumarse un cigarrillo
- I must have a smoke — me muero por fumarme un cigarrillo
- He says that he'd like one of his cigarettes for a smoke, then runs and smashes his hand through the window and gets a carton.
- I found him some tobacco and he had a smoke outside and we drank tea.
- Although I was trying to quit smoking, the beer gave me a bad craving and when Mike went for a smoke, I followed and asked to bum one.
- Plus, when he went outside the apartment to take a quick smoke, he just looked like those fathers on the 50's sitcoms.
2.3slang (marijuana)maría feminine slanghierba feminine slangmota feminine Mexico Central America slang
1(person) fumardo you smoke? — ¿fumas?
- do you mind if I smoke? — ¿te molesta que fume / si fumo?
- We examined the effects of passive cigarette smoking in nonasthmatic control children and in asthmatic children separately.
- There are indications that using smokeless tobacco could be as detrimental to fetal health as cigarette smoking.
- Inside this room were two tables, a group of men sitting in each, some smoking cigars and one smoking what was obviously a joint.
- And one very elderly man was provided with tobacco which he smoked during his days seated on a bench on the longhouse veranda.
- The report also showed 10 per cent of pupils were tobacco smokers - smoking at least one cigarette a week.
- The nicotine patch your doctor has recommended will help make it easier to quit smoking or using smokeless tobacco.
- He ceased smoking twenty five years prior, having smoked one to two cigarettes a day for ten years.
- Wolfstorm lit another cigarette, smoking to pass the time.
- My only regret is that he did not see fit to ban smoking entirely and declare tobacco an illegal drug in this country.
- Siva's devotees are forbidden to smoke, chew tobacco or inhale snuff.
- This study found that sixth graders who reported having used candy cigarettes were twice as likely to have also smoked tobacco cigarettes, regardless of parental smoking status.
- It should be stressed to patients that they should completely stop smoking when initiating nicotine patch therapy to avoid adverse effects.
- To the sisters' dismay, Mary smoked, chewed tobacco, and drank whiskey.
- Several years ago, states were suing tobacco companies for medical expenditures resulting from cigarette smoking.
- The risk of cardiovascular disease in smokers is proportional to the number of cigarettes smoked and how deeply the smoker inhales, and it is apparently greater for women than men.
- In fact, adolescents typically become addicted at relatively low doses of nicotine. A teenager who smokes just one cigarette a day may have withdrawal symptoms when he or she tries to quit.
- There is no ventilation system that reduces or eliminates the carcinogenic products of second-hand smoke or the sidestream smoke from cigarette smoking.
- Living with someone who smokes is not the only relevant source of passive smoking, but few studies have taken account of all sources of exposure.
- For a while in my twenties, I was smoking about forty cigarettes each day.
- One of the major problems with smoking and chewing tobacco has to do with the chemical nicotine.
2(give off smoke)echar humohumearthe fire was still smoking — todavía salía humo de la hoguera
- the chimney was smoking in the distance — se veía a lo lejos el humo de la chimenea
- that wood is smoking badly — esa madera echa mucho humo
- In a large, heavy-bottomed pot, heat the oil over a high heat until it is almost smoking.
- The fire smoked on, until eventually a fireman was given the all-clear to escort me safely to my door.
- Akina stood up and walked down the beach to where the plane was still smoking, the fire unlikely to stop anytime soon.
- Heat three tablespoons of oil in a large sauté pan until smoking and add the aubergine and sliced onion.
- The chimneys of the homes smoked as families burned fires inside to keep warm.
- He was leading her to what appeared to be a central gathering area, where, despite the intense heat of the day, a fire smoked in the centre of the dirt circle.
- Ships were still smoking and fires kept breaking out on the harbor and Matt knew that no matter what happened after this, he would never forget it.
- Heat a wok until smoking, add the drained greens and cooked garlic and toss for one to three minutes until heated through.
- He could now see that it was really smoking and a fire was blazing in spite of the rain sheeting down around it.
- In the end, all the enemy blades were burned and still smoking from the fire, lying at the feet of its owners.
- The fires had to be lit and sometimes were left burning all night if there was a smoke problem, as a ‘clear’ fire never smoked.
- These chimneys may be hard to start and they may smoke as the fire burns low.
- The six men in the black van were now spilling out, all with guns in their hands, one just fired and still smoking with gunpowder.
- Now he looked with anger at the building, still smoking from the fire.
- I skidded to a halt sending sand flying high in the sky as I saw the huts on fire, smoking to the clouds.
1(cigarettes/tobacco) fumarI smoke ten a day — (me) fumo diez al día
- he smokes a pipe — fuma en pipa
- do you mind if I smoke my pipe? — ¿te molesta si enciendo la pipa?
- Smoked salmon can be substituted by any oily fish or even smoked venison or duck.
- For more than 2 hours the three ate Tomato and basil pasta, bean salada, fresh herb bread and smoked meat and cheeses.
- The latter are dumplings made with Bauernspeck, carefully cured and smoked bacon, a prominent speciality of the whole of the Tyrol.
- Use a smoked gammon knuckle, smoked ham hock or whatever smoked bacon bones you can find - or talk your butcher into selling you the ham bone when they get to the end of carving off the meat.
- I gave up the fags many years ago but I am unable to give up smoked salmon, smoked trout, smoked bacon and smoked eel.
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