In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(terrify)(person/neighborhood) aterrorizar(neighborhood/person) tener atemorizado
- It's classic terrorism where you attack the general population to terrorize the people to achieve a political aim.
- A witness to the robberies said the victims were terrorised by their attackers and were visibly shaking with fear.
- A gang of young girls is terrorising residents of Darwin's northern suburbs.
- They are taking action against a gang of bullies who are terrorising workers at the city's main mail depot.
- He really enjoys himself when he can mentally terrorize his audience, shocking them to a catharsis.
- The thought never crossed our minds that someone could walk into our house at night to terrorize us.
- Over the last few months, councillors and residents say some local youngsters have been on the warpath, terrorising the people of Sutton.
- A massive European eagle owl believed to have been released illegally is terrorising walkers and animals on Ilkley Moor.
- If we get a clear look at the thing that is terrorising us, we gain some measuring of understanding of it, and our imaginations don't work anywhere near as hard.
- She has been in trouble with the police since she was 11, stealing, terrorising the neighbours, setting fire to things.
- A former prison officer who works at a village youth club today spoke out on behalf of teenagers who have been blamed for terrorising residents.
- Extremists seek to terrorize innocent men, women and children, whoever they are and wherever they may live.
- The horrors they commit are done by a few and are done for a political reason: to terrorize their enemies.
- A temporary banning order designed to stop two teenage thugs from terrorising residents has been extended for a further five weeks.
- Posters and leaflets are being distributed at Oldhams estate to publicise the terms of a court order banning the boy from terrorising residents.
- He often played the bully, terrorizing players young and old alike to improve his team's chances of winning.
- Vandals brought havoc to two villages at the weekend causing damage and terrorizing residents.
- He used to terrorize me, but as I grew older, he became funny to me.
- Two former students of Kingsdown School have been told to keep out of its grounds and area after terrorising teachers and pupils for a year and a half.
- The murder was likely aimed at terrorizing the local residents.
2(intimidate)atemorizarhe terrorized her into lying to the police — la atemorizó para que mintiera a la policía
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