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
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
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
- The area is home to Kowloon Bridge, the world's largest diveable wreck.
- They are giving me the chance to do what no other marine archaeologist has done - investigate a 17th-century warship wreck at great depth.
- The car was reduced to a mangled wreck, and debris and broken glass were scattered across the road.
- The wrecks of such ships have inevitably been targets for treasure-seekers.
- There was an awkward semicircle of wheeled vehicles arranged around the wreck, all black and white with lights on.
- Just as in a marriage relationship, if we seek our own well being, our marriages are wrecks.
- They often have spare parts from other wrecks they have bought.
- Sergeant Barry Woon said a truck driver came across the mangled wrecks and radioed police for help.
- Unfortunately, the Outer Hebrides are also littered with the wrecks of abandoned cars - 600 at the last count.
- It's where locals have dumped the wrecks of maybe a thousand cars, just a few hundred metres from the famous rock.
- Rigby visited the wreck of the Titanic last year on a Russian submarine and will lecture about his trip at the Dundee exhibition.
- ‘All of the wrecks were fascinating in their own right - and being war graves, were afforded the appropriate respect at all times,’ he added.
- 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.
- It was like walking around at the site of a spaceship wreck - huge pieces of dismantled machinery everywhere.
- A row of emergency vehicles lined up behind the wreck, and a fire truck sprayed the flames with water.
- 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.
- Flames visible for miles tore through the roof of a disused school in Windhill, Shipley, last night, leaving the building a wreck.
- The Navy has placed warning signs around the area to warn fisherman and commercial ships of the wreck as to avoid any accidents.
- 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.
- 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.
- Everyone hopes to find the treasure hidden in the wreck, even though many doubt that it's there at all.
- 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.
- Scuba divers examining wrecks should take particular care.
- The airport runway is lined with the rusted wrecks of other planes cannibalized for parts.
- 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.
- 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.
- Mr Galayini buys wrecks from auctions, pulls them apart and sells the bits to smash repairers.
- Buried in the sand near the Australian cities of Sydney and Perth are what are apparently the wrecks of fifteenth-century Chinese ships.
- 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.
- 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.
- The wrecks are home to a wide variety of corals and marine life including angelfish, barracudas, margates, sharks, snappers and turtles.
- When he returned, his unit's vehicles were burning wrecks and many of its personnel were dead or wounded.
- 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.
- 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 station was a wreck when it was bought 18 years ago and the garden non-existent.
- 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.
- The wreck of a 100-year-old fishing boat has been discovered in the depths of Loch Ness.
- The Royal Australian Navy has confirmed that a wreck located 10 nautical miles east of Cape Moreton is not the Centaur.
- 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.
- That same night an entire catch crew was wiped out by a truck wreck.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- If the engine of a train suddenly goes off the rails, a wreck ensues.
- He swerved to the left of the vehicle barely avoiding a wreck.
- Cars and bicyclists often are not looking for each other, which can lead to wrecks at intersections.
- Several minor wrecks, mostly in rail yards, have helped feed community fears.
- Gordon led laps for the first time since Daytona and was a threat to win until his car was damaged in a wreck.
- With those numbers, it's just a matter of time before the next fatal wreck occurs, Rendon said.
3US(demolish)(house/building) demoler(building/house) tirar abajo(building/house) derribar
4(spoil, ruin)(chances/plans/hopes) echar por tierra(marriage/happiness) destrozardrinking wrecked her health/career — la bebida le arruinó la salud/la carrera
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