In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tremor, wave)he felt a thrill of fear — se estremeció de miedo
- just thinking about it sent a thrill down his spine — se estremecía de solo pensarlo
- When he gently squeezed her left arm, the electric thrill surged through her again, just as strongly as before.
- At points it hugs the very edge of the rim, giving me a nervous thrill.
- But most of all I'm getting thrills of emotions that I haven't felt for such a long time, that I'd almost forgotten.
- He grins as his body trembles with the thrill of true fear, the first he's felt since he faced the Masks.
- The thought of seeing him again causes a little thrill of nervousness.
- I felt an immense thrill rush, hoping he had finally taken a good look at my captor's feet.
- Risk is not a necessary requirement for sensation-seeking, although it does intensify the thrill for a high sensation-seeker.
- His lips moved up her neck in a light fashion and gave her an uncomfortable thrill such that she shuddered.
- It often takes a sensation to create a thrill or terror, to take us beyond simple awareness to a throbbingly self-conscious recognition of the new.
- This detected the sensation of thrill through real-time sampling and analysis of physiological reactions.
- Many people practice this type of exhibitionism to get a thrill or a rush from it.
- The emphasis of her words doesn't escape Jem, and he suddenly feels a thrill of nervousness.
- Without knowing it, he touched his cheek where her lips had been only moments before and felt a thrill rush through him.
- The thrill starts with the phone call, then the nervous anticipation when you arrive, then that moment when, if she has a maid, the door opens and you see her for the first time.
- Her body ached sweetly with the memories of the previous night's dream and the sensation of the sheets brushing over her skin sent small thrills through her.
- ‘He is just the right height for me,’ she thought, feeling a thrill of happiness surging through her.
- A familiar thrill rushed through me as I took everything in.
- These people don't come to the Dales to enjoy the scenery, since they don't linger long enough to enjoy it; they just come for cheap thrills and adrenaline rushes.
- Hikari knew the striking thrill of emotion before she could even think about it.
- The game delivers an exhilarating thrill ride down huge wave faces and into barreling tubes, allowing gamers to pull off unbelievable moves.
2(excitement)all the thrills and spills of Formula One racing — todas las emociones de las carreras de Fórmula Uno
- meeting her was a real thrill — fue verdaderamente emocionante conocerla
- what a thrill! — ¡qué emoción!
- he gets a thrill out of the kids' enjoyment — él goza con que los niños disfruten
- he got a cheap thrill out of spying on them — se excitaba / se regodeaba espiándolos
- The thrill and sheer experience of Rome is very distinctive and unique.
- So it was a thrill to hear from Jed, who'd come across my name on the Web and wanted to get in touch.
- The third match between India and Sri Lanka in the aiwa Cup gave all these thrills, excitement and jubilation, to millions of cricket fans all over the world.
- Even when it came, the first 0-0 draw of the World Cup between world champions France and Uruguay, was full of thrills, drama and excitement.
- The sheer thrill and enjoyment they took from the game is something that will live with me.
- It was kind of a thrill to ride the wave of negativity that 800 people can generate.
- The fight hadn't solved any problems, but its continued existence, a familiar sensation from my former life, was a thrill.
- We receive just the right amount of thrills and whiteknuckled excitement, and enough time in between to enjoy the scenery and laugh and have a great time.
- They were delighted someone they knew had won the award, and no doubt their excitement gave Rhonda a thrill too.
- For the growing tribe of philatelists in the city, stamp collection provides a window to the world with all the thrills and pleasures of an educative and fascinating hobby.
- The school team served up some excellent displays of football and provided their supporters with lots of thrills and excitement.
- He felt the thrill and excitement tingle up his back and he gave a small shiver, stepping closer to her.
- Listening to good English can provide a real thrill of pleasure.
- I still recall with delight the thrill of watching him learn to scoot around on the floor.
- They were a family like us doing something that families like us do: enjoying the thrill of fleeing the spray from the big waves that break against the sea wall in stormy conditions.
- But what of the thrills and heart-pounding excitement that were so much a part of her days in the player's game?
- It was a call that sent a thrill of genuine excitement down the spine of every weary hack sitting there wondering whether the post-election day was ever going to end.
- For though it's a challenge, it's a rewarding one, and the thrill and pleasure of coasting down the other side more than makes up for the hour spent pedalling in earnest to reach the peak.
- I mean, it's usually a thrill to hear what readers think, and to see that I've made some connection across the ether.
- That experience was a thrill for me, especially when he commented that I caught on rather quickly to things that had taken him most of his childhood to master.
- It would also be a thrill to hear that squall of feedback at every public occasion where a national anthem is required.
- But again, the biggest thrill of my day is surfing great waves in Baja in places that I've helped save.
- Three enterprising Killorglin students were treated to the thrill of a lifetime last Wednesday thanks to generous business tycoon Bill Cullen.
- ‘She was quite prepared to look to the defendant for excitement and sexual thrills,’ said Judge Stokes.
- Listening to Scott's deep pride and simple joy as she described her Olympic experience was a thrill.
- I can honestly say that I felt a little thrill of excitement.
- I felt a thrill of excitement as I floated weightless, suspended over the void.
- The thought sent a delightful thrill through her, making her loins tingle with an anticipation of shared pleasure.
- The brooding, slow-building suspense of the Japanese original, Ring, has been replaced with cheap thrills that make you jump not because they're actually scary but because they come as a surprise.
- TWO days of sporting thrills will kick off in Bolton tomorrow morning with the start of the Greater Manchester Youth Games.
- Tell us, do you seek the thrill rides at the amusement park or is the carousel more your speed?
- As an author, it was a thrill to create emotion in an audience.
- He has brought with him a support team of 60 people as well as props that fill seven trucks, Gallup promised Chinese audiences two hours of excitement and thrills.
1emocionarit thrilled me to think that ... — me emocionaba pensar que ...
- the prospect doesn't exactly thrill me — la verdad es que la perspectiva no me entusiasma
1to thrill to sth — estremecerse con algo
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