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 — una tempestad
- let's try to get home before the storm breaks — intentemos llegar a casa antes de que se desate / se desencadene la tormenta
- a storm in a teacup — una tormenta en un vaso de agua
- to take sth by storm — asaltar algo
- she took New York's audiences by storm — cautivó al público neoyorquino
- to weather / ride (out) the storm — capear el temporal
- The weather is unpredictable, with violent gales and storms having resulted in countless shipping casualties over the years, continuing right up to the present.
- The storms also brought strong winds and frequent lightning, we are told.
- 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 also had an uncanny feel for the weather and many times accurately predicted a day of storms, especially violent thunderstorms and tornadoes.
- Hampshire was battered by high-speed winds and heavy rain yesterday as violent storms hit the county.
- About an hour after my arrival the storm arrived with rain, lightning and thunder.
- The storm's winds were strong enough to uproot trees and to knock people off their feet.
- However, I can already hear the thunder and lightning unleashing the fierce storm of the year.
- In addition, there are strong winds and heavy storms in the region, particularly during winter.
- Over the past week lightning storms and heavy rain have caused a lot of problems, especially with holidaymakers and visitors.
- These kinds of storms can produce rain, hail snow, thunder and lightning.
- But the storm's winds and rain are still pretty much pounding that area.
- For winemakers in the Rhone, 2002 was a disastrous year, with violent storms and huge rainfall during the harvest.
- It was pitch black outside, and the ground was dry and cracked, as if the storm had produced lightning but no rain.
- The recent thunder and lightning storm was the worst of its kind seen in the area for many years.
- As well as bringing milder winters and hotter summers, warmer weather could trigger more rain, fiercer winds and more frequent storms.
- The middle part of the month saw an increase in the number of storms and some very strong winds.
- He was standing in the middle of a storm; rain and wind battering his body.
- This can lead to heavy and prolonged rain or storms in these areas, and possible flash flooding.
- Yesterday France was battered by storms and strong winds.
- Despite the heavy secrecy imposed on this radical program, a storm of opposition will be hard to avoid.
- 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.
- A storm of protest blew up after council officials released critical figures just hours before a crunch meeting.
- However, a new poll suggests that the 39-year-old's public appeal has not been affected by the storm over drugs.
- Vancouverites wage a private war against Torontonians in a storm of jealousy and rivalry of which Toronto is completely unaware.
- Tim should also see his way through to retirement, despite the storm engulfing the drugs industry.
- This was reported in the newspapers and aroused a storm of public criticism.
- They toured extensively, creating a storm of enthusiasm at packed venues and festivals across America, Canada, Europe and Australia.
- 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.
- The remarks led to a storm of protest, but Connell refused to back down.
- Last night, his comments prompted a storm of criticism from the sporting world, including football.
- When she released her first album in 1994, a storm of controversy erupted.
- Plans for a hotel in the heart of Sheffield seem likely to be rubber-stamped despite a storm of opposition.
- Closer to home, the Irish Times, once the stately ship of Irish journalism, continues to be battered by storms and controversy.
- 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.
- It is heavily laced with tension, drama and passion, as all three characters collide in a storm of passion, revenge and ultimately tragedy.
- When radio jockeys aired a hitherto-unknown singer, little did they know that his voice would raise a storm of appreciation.
- 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.
- At the center of the storm, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is facing a new round of scrutiny over warnings that went unheeded.
- This was my first exposure to the raging storm of the creation-day controversy.
- Naturally, the governor's comments raised a storm of criticism, especially from those groups representing ethnic Koreans.
- The proposals for extra drinking time were met with a storm of protest from neighbours who said it would fuel late-night noise.
- 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.
- Looking more like a documentary than a typical TV drama, the films provoked a storm of outrage.
- We'll talk to the journalist at the center of the storm, David Wright.
- Howard's remarks set off a storm of controversy.
- The news caused a storm of protest, particularly from rail unions.
- 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.
- The reality right now is that if you try the second project first, you may find yourself at the center of a furious storm.
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
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
2(blow violently)(wind) soplar con fuerza
3(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)(fortress/city) tomar por asalto(city/fortress) asaltar(house) irrumpir en
2(say angrily)bramarthis is outrageous, she stormed — —esto es un escándalo —bramó
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