In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Meteorologybola de nieve femininebefore noun snowball effect — efecto bola de nieve masculine
(dessert)granizado masculineraspado masculine Mexico Colombia
- The three-packs of snowballs and caramel teacakes are being sold through petrol station forecourts and other outlets.
- Snowball cookies are definitely the cookie of my choice for Christmas.
- It reminds me of a Hostess snowball only better - more alluring.
- Then there were snowball cookies, which I think are the most suitable cookies for Christmas.
- Tunnock's has been making its snowballs, caramel wafers and teacakes for 50 years.
- So they were just pistachio snowball cookies, which was okay, but I'd have loved to taste the combination of pistachio AND lemon together… maybe next time.
(drink)licor de huevo con gaseosa
1(problems) agravarse(problems) aumentarthe movement snowballed into a vast organization — el movimiento creció hasta convertirse en una organización gigantesca
- From there things snowballed until a violent civil war burst into the colonies.
- Identifying problem areas well in time, allows the company to set right the situation before it snowballs into customer dissatisfaction.
- When we started to promote the course, recruitment snowballed by word of mouth.
- This creates more free electrons and the process snowballs.
- Things will get better and bands will become motivated and eventually it will snowball into something of importance.
- It grew on them, and snowballed into a major countrywide hit.
- I nodded absently, still humming the song as I thought about the dilemma that was rather rapidly snowballing.
- The effect snowballs, allowing smaller predators like foxes, hawks, owls, and pine martens to flourish.
- Right now, it seems more important to me to just keep doing and building, and then worry about money later on, once the whole thing snowballs a bit more…
- The problem is quickly snowballing out of control.
- What begins as a private family dilemma snowballs into a very public display of social embarrassment.
- The ambitious vision then was that this coalition would snowball into one single consolidated unit which would grow into greater strength.
- The government has this fear that these organizations will grow gradually until they snowball to the point where they affect the power of the government or even political stability itself.
- The whole thing snowballed, and soon journalists stopped bothering to contact Robert before quoting him.
- As soon as you appear on a few spam lists, it just snowballs.
- But its global economic importance has been snowballing since China's Communist rulers decreed an experiment in capitalist economics there in 1980.
- Bad luck - the change of just a few atoms - snowballs into metabolic disaster.
- The whole incident deteriorated rapidly as the conflicting claims snowballed into a near-crisis.
- Debts snowballed as card holders paid off one card with another.
- One thing is for certain, however, the lively debate surrounding the film - be it political or environmental - should serve to guarantee that profits snowball at the box office.
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