In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine restos del naufragiomasculine restos del avión siniestradomasculine restos del tren siniestradomasculine restos del coche siniestrado
- The airport runway is lined with the rusted wrecks of other planes cannibalized for parts.
- 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.
- The Navy has placed warning signs around the area to warn fisherman and commercial ships of the wreck as to avoid any accidents.
- 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 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.
- They often have spare parts from other wrecks they have bought.
- The car was reduced to a mangled wreck, and debris and broken glass were scattered across the road.
- Buried in the sand near the Australian cities of Sydney and Perth are what are apparently the wrecks of fifteenth-century Chinese ships.
- Everyone hopes to find the treasure hidden in the wreck, even though many doubt that it's there at all.
- 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.
- The station was a wreck when it was bought 18 years ago and the garden non-existent.
- Unfortunately, the Outer Hebrides are also littered with the wrecks of abandoned cars - 600 at the last count.
- Just as in a marriage relationship, if we seek our own well being, our marriages are wrecks.
- The Royal Australian Navy has confirmed that a wreck located 10 nautical miles east of Cape Moreton is not the Centaur.
- 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.
- Flames visible for miles tore through the roof of a disused school in Windhill, Shipley, last night, leaving the building a wreck.
- 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.
- Scuba divers examining wrecks should take particular care.
- 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.
- Sergeant Barry Woon said a truck driver came across the mangled wrecks and radioed police for help.
- It was like walking around at the site of a spaceship wreck - huge pieces of dismantled machinery everywhere.
- 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.
- 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.
- The wreck of a 100-year-old fishing boat has been discovered in the depths of Loch Ness.
- When she first set foot in it, it was more of a wreck, but a listed building nonetheless.
- All that was left of the aircraft was a burned-out wreck, with blackened pieces scattered across the sands.
- The wrecks of such ships have inevitably been targets for treasure-seekers.
- The wrecks are home to a wide variety of corals and marine life including angelfish, barracudas, margates, sharks, snappers and turtles.
- Rigby visited the wreck of the Titanic last year on a Russian submarine and will lecture about his trip at the Dundee exhibition.
- When he returned, his unit's vehicles were burning wrecks and many of its personnel were dead or wounded.
- There was an awkward semicircle of wheeled vehicles arranged around the wreck, all black and white with lights on.
- They are giving me the chance to do what no other marine archaeologist has done - investigate a 17th-century warship wreck at great depth.
- Mr Galayini buys wrecks from auctions, pulls them apart and sells the bits to smash repairers.
- The area is home to Kowloon Bridge, the world's largest diveable wreck.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- ‘All of the wrecks were fascinating in their own right - and being war graves, were afforded the appropriate respect at all times,’ he added.
- A row of emergency vehicles lined up behind the wreck, and a fire truck sprayed the flames with water.
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
- Gordon led laps for the first time since Daytona and was a threat to win until his car was damaged in a wreck.
- He swerved to the left of the vehicle barely avoiding a wreck.
- 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.
- Several minor wrecks, mostly in rail yards, have helped feed community fears.
- Michigan's no-fault insurance law provides unlimited lifetime coverage for medical expenses tied to auto wrecks.
- The father of his younger brothers treated Erik and his older sister as his own, but he died last summer in a car wreck.
- 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.
- With those numbers, it's just a matter of time before the next fatal wreck occurs, Rendon said.
- 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 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.
- Cars and bicyclists often are not looking for each other, which can lead to wrecks at intersections.
- If the engine of a train suddenly goes off the rails, a wreck ensues.
- That same night an entire catch crew was wiped out by a truck wreck.
- 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.
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
- Two other ships have been wrecked over this way, though they are more thoroughly broken up and the debris fields are mixed together.
- The name comes from a hurricane that struck the area in 1715, wrecking a fleet of Spanish treasure ships en route from Havana to Spain.
- Iziko Museums in Cape Town have started off a project to find different slave ships that were wrecked along the South African coastline.
- Two of the ships were wrecked off Cyprus, but the ship bearing the Queen and Berengaria made it safely to Limassol.
- Gangs of yobs have caused more than £40,000 of damage after wrecking 34 lampposts in York suburbs in a fortnight.
- He could have lost control of his bike, wrecking it and causing injury or even death.
- Arsonists torched tyres to start a blaze which wrecked railway carriages, investigators believe.
- Arsonists wrecked a dozen cars at a scrapyard in Bolton last night.
- Shops and homes were damaged and some 50 cars and vans were wrecked as they were swept through the streets - some of them ending up floating out to sea.
- Whaling and sealing were a dangerous occupation and many ships were wrecked along the southern coast of South Australia.
- Four lorries were also wrecked in the blaze which was fought by 35 firemen at Barlows Mill off Stand Lane.
- The original film was based on a novel by Compton Mackenzie, which in turn was based on a real incident in which a ship was wrecked off Eriskay.
- Photographs of the apparent aftermath - showing wrecked vehicles and dented police helmets - have since appeared on several Weblogs.
- He has said the three of them were rescued by North Korean fishermen when their fishing boat was wrecked in a storm in the Sea of Japan in May 1963.
- Ships over taken by the gale were wrecked and sunk and the loss of life was estimated at 8,000 men.
- The fact that some structures were wrecked while others remained untouched could point to inferior building methods.
- Two serious accidents, destroying four vehicles and wrecking a house wall and a traffic light at the junction, have already occurred since the lights failed last Thursday morning.
- A pensioner has slammed vandals who wrecked his car, cutting off his disabled wife's lifeline to the outside world.
- Ships were wrecked off Bishop Rock until 1847, when Trinity House decided to erect a lighthouse.
- Gulliver is tossed into the water and the ship is wrecked.
- Returning from the unsuccessful Toulon mission in 1707, his flagship was wrecked off the Scilly Isles.
- He drove into a huge pothole and wrecked the truck.
- One local said he had seen up to 15 cars wrecked by one of the blasts, with a number of people still inside the club.
- A disabled Darwen pensioner has spoken of his terror at the crash which wrecked his new car.
- When his vessel was wrecked and Tichborne apparently lost at sea, Lady Tichborne refused to believe her son was dead and advertised for his return.
- A well-known restaurant has been wrecked in a blaze.
- A Bradford rioter claimed he tried to stop youths wrecking cars only minutes after being filmed throwing stones himself.
- The driveway is lined on one side with heavy chains from the ship Warrior that was wrecked at the mouth of the Timaru Stream in 1905.
- Several lighter vessels and pearling luggers were sunk or wrecked.
- His ship is wrecked and the passengers take to the long-boat.
- The car was wrecked, but 52-year-old Moira, who was cut free by firefighters, suffered only minor injuries and shock.
- About 2 hours ago, I crashed and totally wrecked my car.
- Not to be missed on a trip to this area is the infamous Runnel Stone, reputed to have wrecked more than 27 ships.
- But the arrival of his force, presumably in eastern Kent, had been anticipated, resistance was strong, and a storm damaged or wrecked many of his ships four days later.
- Thus it came as a surprise when, after my brother had gotten in about as much trouble as either of us had ever gotten into - drinking and wrecking his car - my father did not respond with anger.
- The ships were two of the 20-24 Spanish Armada ships that were wrecked off the Irish coastline out of a total fleet of 130 ships.
- That Nolan was there to play his part was a near-miracle in itself after the youngster's lucky escape from that morning's dramatic smash that wrecked his car.
- Mr Manners said it took 18 months on and off to recreate the mini-Batavia, a Dutch ship that was wrecked off the Abrolhos Islands in 1629.
- He flew into a severe storm, his balloon was wrecked, and he plummeted seaward from the sky.
- The approach to Jeddah is filled with dangerous reefs, and over the years several ships have been wrecked.
- Keith Wood will be with the 41-man Irish squad on the tour but has no intention of playing in any of the three games after a season wrecked by injury.
- Yet Larkham says that the rapid recovery of debutant lock Justin Harrison, whose career was almost wrecked by a similar injury last year, has been an inspiration to him in his darker moments.
- Gordon is just happy to be taking part in the Games as a serious knee injury in 2002 threatened to wreck his career.
- Two days before he was due to return home he suffered a leg injury which effectively wrecked his high hopes for the season.
- Even though Enid manages to engineer and then wreck his chances with another woman, it is very unlikely that that relationship would have developed.
- Currie seems to still hold a candle for Major, despite publicly wrecking his life.
- In the end they ruled out only such serious illnesses as active or malignant disease which the doctor thought would totally wreck the child's chance of a healthy life.
- I'm not going to stand here and let you wreck her life.
- Mrs Gault said the gang must be caught before they wreck more lives.
- Wannstedt wrecked his chances of succeeding with the Bears by micromanaging and by being too uptight and too insecure.
- A hamstring injury wrecked his bid for a medal at this season's world championships in Canada, but he's now looking forward to going for gold in Manchester.
- Westwood blamed him for wrecking his chance of setting a course record.
- But the Bulldogs' potential dream season was wrecked by more injuries than one team can be expected to handle.
- It was a welcome return to the big stage for Parkinson after injury wrecked his campaign last year.
- Balshaw's hopes of resuming his England career in the Six Nations have almost certainly been wrecked by his latest injury blow.
- Holmes has spent most of her career cursing her luck after a string of injuries wrecked her chances of gold at major championships.
- And many potential employees wreck their chances of being taken on by telling wild lies on their CVs, dressing bizarrely or even having nose-rings.
- ‘You can cut down on expenditure without wrecking your social life or spoiling your studies,’ it says.
- Jackson was quick out of his blocks and, unlike the Commonwealth Games final where he clattered the first barrier and wrecked his gold chances, he was cleanly into the race.
3US(demolish)(building/house) demoler(building/house) tirar abajo(building/house) derribar
4(spoil, ruin)(plans/hopes/chances) echar por tierra(marriage/happiness) destrozardrinking wrecked her health/career — la bebida le arruinó la salud/la carrera
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