In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(great, huge)(difference/disappointment) tremendo(difference/disappointment) enorme(success/speed) tremendo(blow/explosion) terrible(blow/explosion) tremendoshe has tremendous charisma — tiene muchísimo carisma
- she was a tremendous help — me (or nos etc.) ayudó muchísimo
- The helicopter would display their logo providing a tremendous amount of publicity across a vast area.
- Dominating the local coastline, no one could fail to be impressed by this tremendous Norman fortress.
- This fella is a fantastic athlete who has tremendous power and exceptional skills and movement.
- It can make us rude, abrupt and impatient, but it can also inspire us to tremendous courage, bravery and leadership.
- They achieved a tremendous amount in the run-up to devolution and since 1999.
- We have tremendous respect for their work and they would be excellent allies and strong performers on the Cabinet.
- The staff, many of whom know them well, make a tremendous fuss which is lovely to see.
- That was pleasing, but just being part of a magnificent day brought a tremendous sense of pride and good feeling.
- I am suffering from major overload of a tremendous amount of food right now.
- The cat can, as you've been experiencing in your country, cause a tremendous amount of damage.
- This in itself inspired a tremendous growth in investigative journalism.
- Among his many talents were a tremendous creative range, gifted musicianship and a savage wit.
- The pair were inside the bungalow in Sladbury's Lane, Clacton, when there was a tremendous crack and the sky lit up.
- There was tremendous enthusiasm among radicals everywhere for the new Paris Commune form of government.
- I've met a lot of other people who like it, but I've also heard a tremendous amount of banter about people who don't.
- Personally Mike combined intellectual brilliance with tremendous charm and wit.
- It's a tremendous inspiration when you see these guys every morning.
- There has been tremendous concern about consumer interests and how they are affected by the genetics revolution.
- Not once did she make a sound indicating tremendous physical exertion.
- Also, being thanked for doing a good job brings tremendous satisfaction.
2(very good)formidableher performance is tremendous — su actuación es formidable / fantástica
- he's a tremendous athlete — es un atleta formidable
- we had a tremendous time — lo pasamos estupendo / fantástico
- the landscape is tremendous — el paisaje es increíble / hermosísimo
- The weather was fantastic and full use was made of the tremendous facilities at the popular holiday venue.
- The teachers did a tremendous job, many of them going above and beyond the call of duty.
- Her prognosis was originally extremely poor, but fortunately she has made tremendous progress over the years.
- The response to our redesign and relaunch has been tremendous, and is inspiring us to keep improving the paper.
- The National Health Service in York does a tremendous job for many people.
- We went up in one of those and it was tremendous, a marvellous little airship.
- I've had a tremendous time there and made some terrific friends on and off the pitch and it's sad to be leaving them behind.
- The champion put on a tremendous display but could not floor the American, who previously held the IBF title.
- Saturday's Super League Grand Final against Bradford will be a tremendous occasion.
- Just to play in the Open would have been amazing, but to play in front of such a phenomenal crowd was tremendous.
- Any turmoil in my life has served as nothing but tremendous inspiration for my music.
- To finish third and qualify for the Champions League was tremendous.
- Seeing so many York fans at London was absolutely fantastic and underlines how tremendous they have been all season.
- He passed the ball accurately and made some tremendous inspirational runs down the left.
- We are trying to support the tremendous quality job that they are doing.
- To be fair to the players, they have done a tremendous job, but the job isn't complete and I get the feeling that one or two of them think it is.
- I can imagine she is doing a tremendous job in what must be indescribable circumstances.
- Not only is road grip tremendous and cornering balance superb, but the steering is precision at its best.
- It was a tremendous turn-out and a lovely community atmosphere, with everybody joining in.
- But it is wonderful to recognise the tremendous spirit of others in helping the family through their grief.
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