In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine chillidomasculine chirridomasculine crujidoto give / let out a squeak — pegar un chillido
- any messages from New York? — not a squeak — ¿algún mensaje de Nueva York? — ni una palabra
- I don't want to hear a squeak out of anyone — no quiero que se oiga ni el vuelo de una mosca
- He caught a slight squeak of surprise from the first speaker as his three stalkers gave chase.
- Almost as soon as we dropped into the water we were deafened by a series of high-pitched clicks and squeaks and whistles, and about 20 dolphins turned up.
- A squeak sounded from the other room and moments later a middle-aged woman rolled out in a wheelchair.
- Saphrin looked up at the sound of the squeak in the door.
- Cleo managed a forced laugh, though it sounded more like a squeak.
- Grover Norquist, on the other hand, speaks like a man who had all the delight squeezed out of him years ago, leaving him with nothing in his voice but a high-pitched squeak of disdain.
- It was a most undignified noise that sounded like a squeak to her ears.
- I've listened closely to the sweaty badminton and discovered there is no sound apart from the squeak of tennis shoes on plastic flooring.
- Mice communicate with one another a great deal with ultrasonic sounds, and their squeaks can convey a lot of information.
- It made short purring sounds, mixed with squeaks, then it vanished.
- I tried to sound like it was just casual conversation but I knew there was a slight squeak in my voice that my mom had to have caught with her natural mother instincts.
- My traitorous voice seemed to speak out of its own volition… and in a high-pitched squeak too.
- We made our way through the cool, atmospheric turns of the colleges, the worn wood and gray stones reflecting the piping of voices and squeaks of rusty bicycles.
- Echolocation works like this: bats send out a series of high-pitched squeaks and then listen for its return.
- The second best basketball sound is the squeak of new shoes on a basketball floor.
- ‘I wasn't aware dinner had been served,’ I replied my voice sounding like a squeak when it came out.
- The blind man began singing and talking as we passed by, the two sounds rolling together into squeaks, grunts, and held notes.
- The unmistakable sound of a mouse squeak caused her to jump and trip over the darkness in trying to find the stairs.
- There was a high-pitched squeak and one of the pipes broke away from the wall, and Armstrong smelled ozone.
- Government eavesdroppers at Yorkshire's own GCHQ listening station were baffled when they began picking up high-pitched squeaks from the base's forest of aerial masts.
1(person/animal) chillar(pen/hinge) chirriar(shoes) crujir
- She squeaked with gratitude, sounding oddly like the manager attempting a girlish treble.
- They are very peculiar and often roll around making odd squeaking and squawking sounds.
- Selena crouched next to him, her boots squeaking gently, the sound magnifying itself in his ears, echoing off each wall several times.
- There's no point sitting like a hedgehog squeaking in front of an enormous steamroller.
- The garden gate clicked, squeaked, and clicked again as it shut.
- It was the last place you would expect your dreams to come squeaking to a stop.
- He laughs recalling one stressful day when he ended up smoking in the back garden and heard the bathroom window squeaking open.
- The floors had stopped squeaking, and there was the sound of someone walking on the boards that didn't squeak.
- The maintenance piggy bank got busted when the fuel pump squeaked to a full stop a couple of months back.
- It rises up to the narrow tidemark and with a swift flick of his wrists, it squeaks to a stop.
- Just then, the sound of keys and the front door squeaking open met our ears.
- The drawers were hard to open and the bed squeaked.
- He sped off the freeway and through the neighborhood, then squeaked to a stop underneath the branches of the large tree in their front lawn.
- A second set of double doors leading into the gym stood open, and Christy heard the sounds of sneakers squeaking on the floor and voices talking and laughing.
- And indeed, the sound of skin squeaking against glass distracted Mark from his melancholy for a moment.
- ‘I'm a hustler, I'm a tiger,’ he squeaks, sounding nothing like a hustler or a tiger and everything like Joe Pasquale.
- I heard about three cabinets squeak open and I got annoyed.
- The tires that roll the bus down the road each day squeaked as they stopped in front of her.
- At the sound of the door squeaking slowly open, both of us rose and turned to face it.
- I walked through the wrought iron gates, the hinges squeaking.
2(pass by a narrow margin)to squeak past/through — pasar raspando informal
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