In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Meteorologytormenta femininea storm at sea — un temporal
- let's try to get home before the storm breaks — intentemos llegar a casa antes de que se desate / se desencadene la tormenta
- to take sth by storm — asaltar algo
- she took New York's audiences by storm — tuvo un éxito clamoroso en Nueva York
- As well as bringing milder winters and hotter summers, warmer weather could trigger more rain, fiercer winds and more frequent storms.
- However, I can already hear the thunder and lightning unleashing the fierce storm of the year.
- About an hour after my arrival the storm arrived with rain, lightning and thunder.
- In addition, there are strong winds and heavy storms in the region, particularly during winter.
- The middle part of the month saw an increase in the number of storms and some very strong winds.
- The night was getting darker and the rain harder, and no car went by, the storm was so strong he could hardly see a few feet ahead of him.
- He was standing in the middle of a storm; rain and wind battering his body.
- The storm's winds were strong enough to uproot trees and to knock people off their feet.
- The storms also brought strong winds and frequent lightning, we are told.
- But the storm's winds and rain are still pretty much pounding that area.
- Hampshire was battered by high-speed winds and heavy rain yesterday as violent storms hit the county.
- The recent thunder and lightning storm was the worst of its kind seen in the area for many years.
- He also had an uncanny feel for the weather and many times accurately predicted a day of storms, especially violent thunderstorms and tornadoes.
- This can lead to heavy and prolonged rain or storms in these areas, and possible flash flooding.
- Over the past week lightning storms and heavy rain have caused a lot of problems, especially with holidaymakers and visitors.
- The weather is unpredictable, with violent gales and storms having resulted in countless shipping casualties over the years, continuing right up to the present.
- It was pitch black outside, and the ground was dry and cracked, as if the storm had produced lightning but no rain.
- For winemakers in the Rhone, 2002 was a disastrous year, with violent storms and huge rainfall during the harvest.
- Yesterday France was battered by storms and strong winds.
- These kinds of storms can produce rain, hail snow, thunder and lightning.
2masculine torrentefeminine olafeminine tempestadmasculine escándalomasculine revueloa new storm broke — estalló un nuevo escándalo
- his fifth novel was launched in a storm of publicity — su quinta novela fue lanzada con mucha alharaca / con gran despliegue publicitario
- Howard's remarks set off a storm of controversy.
- We'll talk to the journalist at the center of the storm, David Wright.
- After a storm of protest, the conservation group agreed to talk to animal welfare groups to see if there was a way to save both hedgehogs and birds.
- The reality right now is that if you try the second project first, you may find yourself at the center of a furious storm.
- Closer to home, the Irish Times, once the stately ship of Irish journalism, continues to be battered by storms and controversy.
- The scheme was set for the go-ahead on Thursday but councillors decided to defer it for a site visit following a storm of objections from villagers.
- A storm of protest blew up after council officials released critical figures just hours before a crunch meeting.
- The remarks led to a storm of protest, but Connell refused to back down.
- When radio jockeys aired a hitherto-unknown singer, little did they know that his voice would raise a storm of appreciation.
- It is heavily laced with tension, drama and passion, as all three characters collide in a storm of passion, revenge and ultimately tragedy.
- Tim should also see his way through to retirement, despite the storm engulfing the drugs industry.
- But the man at the center of the storm sits calmly in his office just a few doors down from the president's, playing down reports of a rift.
- When Dylan himself decided to make the transition from folk hero to electric messiah, he found himself at the centre of a storm of protest.
- This was my first exposure to the raging storm of the creation-day controversy.
- Last night, his comments prompted a storm of criticism from the sporting world, including football.
- But he has provoked a storm of opposition from islanders, politicians and mountaineers, who dispute his right to put such a national treasure on the market.
- This was reported in the newspapers and aroused a storm of public criticism.
- Vancouverites wage a private war against Torontonians in a storm of jealousy and rivalry of which Toronto is completely unaware.
- The proposals for extra drinking time were met with a storm of protest from neighbours who said it would fuel late-night noise.
- At the center of the storm, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is facing a new round of scrutiny over warnings that went unheeded.
- He created a storm of sorts in the 1966 autumn-winter collection when he had his women models in tuxedos, absolutely unheard of till then.
- They toured extensively, creating a storm of enthusiasm at packed venues and festivals across America, Canada, Europe and Australia.
- Plans for a hotel in the heart of Sheffield seem likely to be rubber-stamped despite a storm of opposition.
- Looking more like a documentary than a typical TV drama, the films provoked a storm of outrage.
- Despite the heavy secrecy imposed on this radical program, a storm of opposition will be hard to avoid.
- However, a new poll suggests that the 39-year-old's public appeal has not been affected by the storm over drugs.
- The news caused a storm of protest, particularly from rail unions.
- When she released her first album in 1994, a storm of controversy erupted.
- Naturally, the governor's comments raised a storm of criticism, especially from those groups representing ethnic Koreans.
1.1(move violently)troops stormed into the country — las tropas marcharon sobre el país
- she stormed into the office — entró en la oficina como un vendaval
- furious, he stormed out of the meeting — abandonó la reunión furioso
- the crowd stormed through the gates — la multitud se precipitó por la verja
- About that time, Taylor stormed into the room, tears filling her eyes.
- Celia burst into tears and stormed off into the distance.
- At last, Cora and Arlan broke away and stormed off in opposite directions.
- Sandrine glared angrily at Alex before storming off in the opposite direction.
- He then turned on his heel and stormed off in the direction of the cucumber sandwiches.
- She whirled around and stormed off in the direction of Mindy's house.
- My eyes filled with tears as I stormed down the hall to my room.
- The conversation deteriorated into calling each other daft names and I moved to storm out of his office with one final remark.
- Em's eyes brimmed with tears and she stormed out of the room.
- She storms over while I'm talking to the customer and say she wants to see me when I'm done.
- She hurled it at him forcefully before storming out of his room.
- They promptly blamed each other for driving him away, and stormed off in opposite directions in the vain hope of finding their way back to the palace.
- Eventually Nicole got the idea and stormed off, tears rolling down her face.
- He stormed away and angrily made the latte, spilling most of the ingredients all over his hands and the counter.
- Sophie flung her scarf and coat in frustration across the hall and stormed angrily upstairs to change her soaked jeans.
- Andrea stormed out, tears and sobs could be heard from outside.
- With those words he stormed off in the direction of Brad but I don't think it was to go after him.
- Later she stormed angrily into the room and snapped at James to leave.
- She grabbed a cup of punch and stormed angrily over to Liam.
- I wanted to use that look on him myself; what kind of guy leaves his unstable, crying girlfriend in a party full of strangers and doesn't even follow her when she storms out in tears?
1.2(blow violently)(wind) soplar con fuerza
- If it stormed, we would not find solace under the lonely, stunted bristle-cone pines.
- It was storming, the rain was making horrible sounds against the window.
- It was practically dark as we prepared to put the sign onto the posts when a strong wind stormed through bringing an icy rain and hail with it.
- That night it stormed again and in the morning they set out through the driving rain, though the thunder and lightning had stopped.
- This all seems so much more comforting on a grey monsoon day with the wind storming outside and the Mumbai streets in flood.
- It was storming that January night in Waterloo, Ontario.
- It was raining, storming really, the perfect weather (in my opinion).
- It was storming, lightning flashed across the sky.
- He often provided a roof over my head when it stormed or the snow was deep outside.
- Right at this moment wind is storming, windows are rattling, tree branches are creaking, and leaves are quivering.
- But Lette still liked to sleep in my room sometimes, when it stormed and we lost power, or after we saw scary movies.
2(express anger)despotricarvociferarhe stormed at the manager — le dijo de todo al gerente
- she stormed at / over the delay — se puso furiosa por el retraso
1(attack, capture)(city/fortress) tomar por asalto(city/fortress) asaltar(house) irrumpir en
- On 21 November 1739 his forces stormed the fortress of Portobello in Panama.
- The statement from the army said troops would not storm the radio station because they did not want to spark any violence.
- The beginnings of civil war would later be dated to 5 April 1264, when Henry III's army stormed Northampton.
- With the help of military deserters, they stormed the prison and forced its surrender, massacring the commander who had fired on them early in the attack.
- Eventually police commandos stormed the house after breaking the walls and the roof of one of the rooms.
- They stormed and occupied the beach, but the cost was considerable.
- The siege finally ended the following day when troops stormed the building.
- Communist Viet Cong stormed the front gates on April 30, 1975, officially putting an end to nearly 30 years of war.
- Hundreds of children and adults fled when commandos stormed the building.
- It wasn't until after the plane landed and was stormed by Indian commandos that the hoax was discovered.
- When troops stormed the building, 129 hostages and 41 guerrillas were killed.
- Some reports say shooting broke out after a bomb taped to a ceiling inside the school went off accidentally, prompting troops to storm the building.
- About 15,000 Canadians stormed the beaches that day, with 350 losing their lives and hundreds more wounded.
- This is an event meant to honour the Americans, British and Canadians who stormed the beaches of Normandy to liberate France and Europe from the German yoke.
- Although there was stout opposition, the king's men stormed the town and history records that they used the alleyways to reach the town centre where there was some stiff fighting.
- The town was bombed, and stormed by troops who were prepared to fire on anything that moved.
- Thai commandos stormed the hospital and killed all nine hostage-takers.
- Eight days later US special forces stormed the hospital, capturing the ‘dramatic’ events on a night vision camera.
- In an attempt to restore control, British troops stormed the headquarters of the movement.
- When the Vistula line was stormed in January 1945, there were no fewer than 6.7 million men in the Soviet forces between the Baltic and the Adriatic.
2(say angrily)bramarthis is outrageous, she stormed — —esto es un escándalo —bramó
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