In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1restos del naufragiorestos del avión siniestradorestos del tren siniestradorestos del coche siniestrado
- Mr Galayini buys wrecks from auctions, pulls them apart and sells the bits to smash repairers.
- The wreck of a 100-year-old fishing boat has been discovered in the depths of Loch Ness.
- The wrecks are home to a wide variety of corals and marine life including angelfish, barracudas, margates, sharks, snappers and turtles.
- Since its closure in October, the club building became a burnt-out wreck after being targeted by vandals and being gutted by two separate fires.
- Snorkelers can have a grand time floating just 30 feet above the stern, watching the divers below and the thousands of fish that live in the wreck.
- There are vestigial remains of a Roman harbour on the western part of the island, and a number of wrecks of Roman vessels have been located in the waters nearby.
- All that was left of the aircraft was a burned-out wreck, with blackened pieces scattered across the sands.
- The driver of the pickup, who walked away from the wreck of his vehicle, was also taken to hospital, where he received 12 stitches to his forehead.
- The station was a wreck when it was bought 18 years ago and the garden non-existent.
- Sergeant Barry Woon said a truck driver came across the mangled wrecks and radioed police for help.
- ‘All of the wrecks were fascinating in their own right - and being war graves, were afforded the appropriate respect at all times,’ he added.
- When he returned, his unit's vehicles were burning wrecks and many of its personnel were dead or wounded.
- And only a couple of weeks ago, divers also thought they had come across the wreck of the Darwin Princess, a 23 metre ferry last seen in Frances Bay.
- There was an awkward semicircle of wheeled vehicles arranged around the wreck, all black and white with lights on.
- Christa and John Hale visibly fill with pride as they describe how they have transformed their beloved Highland home from a dilapidated wreck into a rural idyll.
- The airport runway is lined with the rusted wrecks of other planes cannibalized for parts.
- It's where locals have dumped the wrecks of maybe a thousand cars, just a few hundred metres from the famous rock.
- They made their unusual find after echo-sounding equipment on board their ship detected the wreck, and they then explored its hold on a further dive.
- Rigby visited the wreck of the Titanic last year on a Russian submarine and will lecture about his trip at the Dundee exhibition.
- For 35 years he was a diver, and spent much of his time underwater exploring the wrecks of ships swallowed up by the vast ocean.
- With the Western penchant for turning any tragedy into a tourist attraction, today, the Historical Shipwreck Trail takes you past as many as 25 known wrecks.
- It was like walking around at the site of a spaceship wreck - huge pieces of dismantled machinery everywhere.
- The area abounds with wrecks and other reminders of the war, and regularly anchoring in Tokyo Bay is a sobering reminder of why the area is known as Iron Bottom Sound.
- Most of the large buildings had been pounded, wrecks of buses and cars that had been incinerated were lying all over the roads, and smoke filled the air.
- They often have spare parts from other wrecks they have bought.
- Flames visible for miles tore through the roof of a disused school in Windhill, Shipley, last night, leaving the building a wreck.
- The Royal Australian Navy has confirmed that a wreck located 10 nautical miles east of Cape Moreton is not the Centaur.
- Just as in a marriage relationship, if we seek our own well being, our marriages are wrecks.
- Everyone hopes to find the treasure hidden in the wreck, even though many doubt that it's there at all.
- The Navy has placed warning signs around the area to warn fisherman and commercial ships of the wreck as to avoid any accidents.
- Plans to move the wreck of destroyer HMS Wakeful out of a shipping lane have been amended to allow the ship to safely remain where she sank during the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940.
- The wrecks of such ships have inevitably been targets for treasure-seekers.
- Buried in the sand near the Australian cities of Sydney and Perth are what are apparently the wrecks of fifteenth-century Chinese ships.
- They are giving me the chance to do what no other marine archaeologist has done - investigate a 17th-century warship wreck at great depth.
- A row of emergency vehicles lined up behind the wreck, and a fire truck sprayed the flames with water.
- Unfortunately, the Outer Hebrides are also littered with the wrecks of abandoned cars - 600 at the last count.
- When she first set foot in it, it was more of a wreck, but a listed building nonetheless.
- The car was reduced to a mangled wreck, and debris and broken glass were scattered across the road.
- The area is home to Kowloon Bridge, the world's largest diveable wreck.
- Scuba divers examining wrecks should take particular care.
2(sth, sb ruined)the wreck of the industry — las ruinas de la industria
- after the party, the house was a wreck — después de la fiesta, la casa era un verdadero caos
- are you still driving that old wreck? — ¿todavía andas en ese cacharro?
- the attack left him a physical wreck — el ataque lo dejó hecho una ruina
- the next morning I felt a complete wreck — al día siguiente estaba hecho polvo
- he's a nervous wreck — tiene los nervios destrozados
3(destruction)the wreck of the Titanic — el naufragio del Titanic
- the wreck of all my hopes — el desmoronamiento de todas mis esperanzas
- That same night an entire catch crew was wiped out by a truck wreck.
- Several minor wrecks, mostly in rail yards, have helped feed community fears.
- Cars and bicyclists often are not looking for each other, which can lead to wrecks at intersections.
- At least a dozen times over the past two years I've heard the sickening thud and tortured tire screech that signals a fresh wreck in the intersection.
- The driver overshot the last station before the wreck, and a crew member and several passengers speculated the train was speeding to make up time.
- He swerved to the left of the vehicle barely avoiding a wreck.
- If the engine of a train suddenly goes off the rails, a wreck ensues.
- With those numbers, it's just a matter of time before the next fatal wreck occurs, Rendon said.
- Gordon led laps for the first time since Daytona and was a threat to win until his car was damaged in a wreck.
- The song was available on phonograph records within less than a year of the wreck and remains one of the better of the railroad disaster genre.
- If saving human lives is the great desideratum, then there is more to be gained by prevention of drowning and auto wrecks than by the abolition of war.
- The father of his younger brothers treated Erik and his older sister as his own, but he died last summer in a car wreck.
- Michigan's no-fault insurance law provides unlimited lifetime coverage for medical expenses tied to auto wrecks.
- A fatal car wreck late Sunday night forced investigators to close a southwest Valley intersection through Monday morning, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
1(ship) provocar el naufragio de(ship) hacer naufragar(train) hacer descarrilar(car) destrozarthe ship was wrecked on the rocks — el barco naufragó al chocar contra las rocas
3US(demolish)(house/building) demoler(house/building) tirar abajo(building/house) derribar
4(spoil, ruin)(hopes/chances/plans) echar por tierra(marriage/happiness) destrozardrinking wrecked her health/career — la bebida le arruinó la salud/la carrera
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