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
- Choking acrid smoke from the burning building engulfed nearby streets and flames could be seen leaping high into the sky.
- When Mr Glister opened the back door to the club he was met by intense heat and thick smoke from his burning car.
- Cigarette smoke not only causes cancer and asthma but causes the skin to lose its elasticity, hence wrinkles around the mouth.
- Sid's shook his head, causing the smoke from the cigarette dangling from the corner of his mouth to float up into his eyes.
- A regular smoker says that the cigar smoke has to be savoured by rolling in the mouth rather than inhaling 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.
- They had all been sitting around, not doing much, some of the members were smoking cigarettes and the smoke was filling up the room.
- Cigarette smoke and nicotine cause the heart rate to raise by 15 to 25 beats per minute.
- 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.
- When she reaches the end of the stage, billows of smoke emit from the dragons' mouths, and the audience oohs and aahs.
- It showed the burning house with thick smoke all around it.
- The blue-gray smoke of cigars thickened the already thick air.
- Those averse to cigarette or cigar smoke may be floored by the cloud of nicotine in the downstairs bar.
- Cigarette smoke contains a range of xenobiotics, including oxidants and free radicals that can increase lipid peroxidation.
- Owners were given until 1 July 1910 to service their vehicles to ensure that the machines did emit dense smoke.
- The higher priced candles are often made with lead-free wicks, which eliminates the problem of smoke and carbon buildup.
- The smoke from the cigar dissipated into the atmosphere of the room as he exhaled.
- He said the large volume of smoke was caused by burning tar.
- Instead, the gun emitted a cloud of smoke and grew hot.
- By then the fire flared again melting a fire hose and sending thick, black smoke billowing from the burning building.
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.
- Expect quiet here today, as I'm off to The Smoke for the day.
- In the morning I: grab my smokes and coffee and turn on my computer.
- Thursday was a evening of packing and prep for my trip to the Smoke.
- As you know I had high hopes for this trip to the Smoke.
- Apparently you can get an illegal handgun down in the Smoke for as little as 2-300.
- Chandler pulled out his pack of cigarettes and lit his smoke, after leaning me against the building so I didn't fall over.
- 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.
- The smokes are made with tobacco specially processed to reduce nitrosamines, among the most abundant and powerful toxin in cigarettes.
- "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."
2.2(act)to have a smoke — fumarse un cigarrillo
- I must have a smoke — me muero por fumarme un cigarrillo
- 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.
- I found him some tobacco and he had a smoke outside and we drank tea.
- Plus, when he went outside the apartment to take a quick smoke, he just looked like those fathers on the 50's sitcoms.
- 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.
2.3slang (marijuana)maría feminine slanghierba feminine slangmota feminine Central America Mexico slang
1(person) fumardo you smoke? — ¿fumas?
- do you mind if I smoke? — ¿te molesta que fume / si fumo?
- There are indications that using smokeless tobacco could be as detrimental to fetal health as cigarette smoking.
- There is no ventilation system that reduces or eliminates the carcinogenic products of second-hand smoke or the sidestream smoke 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.
- 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.
- Several years ago, states were suing tobacco companies for medical expenditures resulting from cigarette smoking.
- For a while in my twenties, I was smoking about forty cigarettes each day.
- To the sisters' dismay, Mary smoked, chewed tobacco, and drank whiskey.
- My only regret is that he did not see fit to ban smoking entirely and declare tobacco an illegal drug in this country.
- He ceased smoking twenty five years prior, having smoked one to two cigarettes a day for ten years.
- We examined the effects of passive cigarette smoking in nonasthmatic control children and in asthmatic children separately.
- One of the major problems with smoking and chewing tobacco has to do with the chemical nicotine.
- 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.
- Siva's devotees are forbidden to smoke, chew tobacco or inhale snuff.
- It should be stressed to patients that they should completely stop smoking when initiating nicotine patch therapy to avoid adverse effects.
- The nicotine patch your doctor has recommended will help make it easier to quit smoking or using smokeless tobacco.
- Inside this room were two tables, a group of men sitting in each, some smoking cigars and one smoking what was obviously a joint.
- Wolfstorm lit another cigarette, smoking to pass the time.
- 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.
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.
- Now he looked with anger at the building, still smoking from the fire.
- 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.
- These chimneys may be hard to start and they may smoke as the fire burns low.
- The chimneys of the homes smoked as families burned fires inside to keep warm.
- In the end, all the enemy blades were burned and still smoking from the fire, lying at the feet of its owners.
- Akina stood up and walked down the beach to where the plane was still smoking, the fire unlikely to stop anytime soon.
- Heat a wok until smoking, add the drained greens and cooked garlic and toss for one to three minutes until heated through.
- 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.
- He could now see that it was really smoking and a fire was blazing in spite of the rain sheeting down around it.
- I skidded to a halt sending sand flying high in the sky as I saw the huts on fire, smoking to the clouds.
- The fire smoked on, until eventually a fireman was given the all-clear to escort me safely to my door.
- 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.
- Heat three tablespoons of oil in a large sauté pan until smoking and add the aubergine and sliced onion.
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 prendo la pipa?
- For more than 2 hours the three ate Tomato and basil pasta, bean salada, fresh herb bread and smoked meat and cheeses.
- Smoked salmon can be substituted by any oily fish or even smoked venison or duck.
- 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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