In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(make noise)(animal/person) chillar(brakes/tires) chirriar(brakes/tires) rechinar
- The girls squealed with delight as they each grabbed a slice greedily.
- Of course we'd have to hold the tiny frogs in our hands; you'd always hear the girls squealing and the boys laughing at them.
- Each person squealed with delight as each dish was paraded around the room.
- Tyres squealing, Brett pulled out, slammed the Cavalier into second and roared off.
- Damian stood in the hallway, in the middle of the growing crowd of high school girls squealing in awe.
- The little girl could be heard squealing as Sharon walked towards them and relieved the taller woman of her bundle.
- Everywhere around us girls were squealing and hugging and kissing each other on both cheeks.
- Two contestants in electric chairs took off from the starting line with tyres squealing for the first 10 yards.
- All the girls were squealing while the guys were laughing so hard they had to hold onto the furniture in order to stay standing.
- You put me in a room with a wax effigy of George Clooney, of course I'm going to squeal like a girl!
- Having an auto obviously means you can't rev the engine, drop the clutch and set off with tyres squealing as you try for maximum acceleration off the line.
- But we had to take a trip to California when a friend called up and positively squealed in delight about the food.
- I was dozing off, when suddenly, the girls began squealing uncontrollably.
- Beneath her, she can hear the sound of tyres squealing and knits her brow.
- The three girls squealed in delight and began talking excitedly.
- Most of the girls around us squealed with delight, but I shivered and chills sprang up on my body - I had been the intended recipient of that wave.
- The boy and girl are already running to meet the sled driver, squealing and screaming with delight.
- The girl squealed and ran past the householder, who was standing in the door.
- The ambulance leaves, tyres and siren squealing.
- A slow smile played across Kira's face as she watched Michael flee, the tyres squealed and spun, sending dirt and dust flying into the air.
2informal(inform)cantar informalchivarse Spain informalsapear Venezuela informalsapear a algn Venezuela informalto squeal on sb — delatar a algn
- And I see again the old bitch squealing under the mass of snarling teeth, the stick catching her back knocking her to the ground.
- I kicked and squealed, desperate to get out of his grasp.
- ‘The reporter never squealed, but he never went to jail, either,’ Janensch writes.
- He jumped, spun clear around in mid-air and took off running in the other direction, squealing in protest and fright.
- Fine Gael too look as if they may be about to modernise themselves thought there are some music ignoramuses who will have to be dragged kicking and squealing into the new era.
- Having found them, they would be kicked, squealing, aside.
- I squealed, kicking my feet as he opened the door and slid out.
- I squeal a mousy protest as you sit between two strands of chain-links.
- I squealed out loud, kicked about a bit, but to no avail.
- Ms. Crew threw the deadbolt on the nearest door and dragged it open, its hinges squealing in protest.
- His editor would not challenge and tolerate him, the various and sundry contacts and stoolies would not squeal to him.
- She put up a good fight, biting, kicking, squealing, and spitting at her two attackers.
- She squeals in protest, and tries to push him off.
- Rynn lowered her head and nudged the small creature gently, but she caught him off guard and he fell over, squealing in protest.
- He ungracefully plonked himself into the nearest chair which squealed loudly in protest.
- They squeal, shiver and cling on to one another, complaining about the temperature.
- ‘And lookee, it says in the instructions that you should get to know your tarot cards before attempting to use them,’ she squeals, as if this is great cause for celebration.
- It took two screenings of Secretary before Jake could applaud his sister's work - and he had reportedly squealed to their parents about the erotic content of the script.
- She squealed and kicked with all her might, but Midori was much stronger than she.
- The hinges squealed in protest as he opened the door.
- His tires squealed in protest as he pushed his car around the corner.
- The poor bitch squealed in pain and retreated, her tail between her legs, and a regretful look of apology to Miri in her eyes.
- His footsteps served as an eerie beat to the rhythmic squealing of the enraged sirens.
- He begins, squealing on the bigger boys anyway.
- It squealed in protest and pulled all its vines in towards it, releasing Harry.
1masculine chillidomasculine gritomasculine chillidomasculine chirridowith squeals of laughter/delight — con carcajadas/gritos / chillidos de regocijo
- squeals of protest — gritos de protesta
- squeals of pain — gritos / chillidos / alaridos de dolor
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