In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(airport/road) cerrado por mal tiempo(team/traveler) inmovilizado por el mal tiempo(team/traveler) varado por el mal tiempo Latin America
- The Allies sent out fighter escort forces of over 1,000 planes, and on days when the heavy bombers were weatherbound, fighters and fighter bombers went out to rake Nazi airfields.
- So how did we spend the last of the three weatherbound days in Bakkagerdi?
- They made it as far as Culdaff Bay yesterday and like me are weatherbound.
- The RAAF Hudson reconnaissance plane that had sighted the convoy earlier added to general difficulties by becoming weatherbound on the strip, but was cleared by means of flares lit, amidst enemy bullets, by WO Burke.
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