In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1torrente masculinethe water poured out in torrents — el agua salía a torrentes
- a torrent of abuse/criticism — un torrente de insultos/críticas
- After that disgraceful performance the players should have been subjected to a torrent of jeers and whistles.
- Malcolm heard a torrent of foreign words as the girl tried to calm the child, then a bustle as she laid him down.
- The hill burns are torrents of water and the main river a chocolate flood.
- Braving the icy torrents of white water in the Victorian Alps, personnel from the School of Artillery discovered the true meaning of adventurous training.
- And it flipped its tail and water poured out in torrents (yes, like rain!) out of the tank and splashed on us.
- It was dark and gloomy and he could not see very well past the torrent of cascading water.
- Ocap has been subjected to a torrent of criticism in the media and by mainstream politicians.
- A smelly torrent of water flooded over him, and he let go, spluttering bad temperedly.
- But this year it could be said his actions are speaking louder than the torrent of words with which he showers his questioners.
- It points, like an arrow, to the one word that stops her from hurling a torrent of abuse at him.
- She barely lets me finish and unleashes a torrent of abuse in my direction.
- Fields were soon under water, quiet little streams changed into raging torrents, and in Taunton many homes were engulfed as the River Tone burst its banks.
- They humiliated Brian, subjecting him to a torrent of physical and emotional abuse.
- People talked about hundreds of folks running in terror through the streets trying to escape the raging torrents of waters.
- On some roads, rain water was flowing in torrents, this time not due to rain or clogged drains.
- On either side of the path was a massive green field and, within each field, there was a single, pristine white fountain gushing with thick torrents of water.
- Sometimes a torrent of words flood out, full of references to rap, hip hop and skateboarding.
- After a year which has seen Goodwin suffer a torrent of abuse over his share price, these were the first signs of submission.
- More than two decades before, a torrent of information had overwhelmed detectives hunting the Yorkshire Ripper.
- The Owenduff river flows off Corslieve and was a raging torrent by comparison with the gentle stream of the summer.
- When they tried talking to the youngsters concerned they claim they received a torrent of abuse.
- It also brought a torrent of anti-union abuse and lies in most of the media.
- He turned his attention in our direction; a torrent of abuse was unleashed.
- The water flowed down his garden to join the torrent coming down the stream.
- The gunship circled in the night sky, raining a torrent of bullets down on buildings and streets nearby.
- Metal sheets were used to divert the torrents of water which poured through the roof.
- But the huge speeds of the Volvo 70s and the vast torrents of water pouring over sleek decks increases the dangers.
- If anyone complains, they are met with a torrent of abuse or even physical threats.
- She responded from the public gallery with a torrent of abuse at court staff, while Ashley hit a policewoman in the dock.
- Well, the answer could be that most Scots are frightened in case they get a torrent of verbal abuse - or a black eye.
- Artemis kept the torrent of water streaming towards the animal but it did no good in slowing it down.
- He let out a yell as he set forth his magic, sending a torrent of water streaming towards the beasts in front of him.
- The other side is dominated by a dark, looming mass which suggests torrents of water rushing upward.
- Salty water cascaded in torrents down my face and my sobs were strangled and helpless.
- He's a very bright young man whose ideas come spilling out of him - on paper or on the phone - in a torrent of words.
- Others needed the assistance of recovery vehicles to rescue them when the severe weather sent torrents of water cascading onto the roads of Kerry.
- Three men who have helped control each other's mental illnesses have been forced from their home by a torrent of abuse.
- Solicitor Paul Cowper and his family endured a gruelling seven hours trapped on a balcony, surrounded by torrents of raging water in Sri Lanka.
- He became angry when she asked him to get off so she could pull away and launched a torrent of abuse.
- On Saturday night residents in Chapel Street and Meeting Street anxiously watched as torrents of water poured down the Chapel Hill and the Back Lane.
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