Learn English Grammar From A–Z
1.1(in grate) fuego masculine(bonfire) fogata feminine(bonfire) hoguera feminine(flames) llamaradas femininewe soon had a lovely blaze going — pronto tuvimos encendido un buen fuego
- Police suspect arsonists lit about half the blazes and six people have been arrested.
- Authorities are anxious to douse this blaze and begin dealing with its aftermath.
- There's already six aircraft that have been battling this blaze for the last few hours.
- Three perished in house blazes and one was killed when two vehicles crashed and burst into flames.
- Authorities say this blaze ignited after construction workers hit a gas line.
- The 7,500-acre blaze is only half contained and may pick up as the day gets warmer.
- In July and early August, firefighting crews have battled blazes in nearly every Western state.
- The smoke began to pour out of it as the sudden blaze died down.
- In the middle of that rooftop blaze, the scene turned into slow motion for him.
- The biggest trouble is in the northern part of the state, this blaze about 150 miles north of San Francisco.
- Nineteen firefighters from both district and city fire departments fought the blaze with six trucks and high pressure hoses.
- In August of that year, there were 10,000 firefighters and operations people battling blazes in Region One alone.
- Three fire engines attended the blaze, described by firemen as ‘very serious’, just before midday.
- Paul last found himself in America three years ago, when he was part of an 11,000-man team put together to tackle a major forest blaze.
- Supposedly this ultra-intense blaze was caused by a man with a cigarette lighter and a ‘carton of flammable liquid’.
- A rookie firefighter who was on his first day's duty with Keighley's Blue Watch has been praised for his actions when he was called to an horrific death blaze.
- Despite the warnings, fires have begun raging again in the center of Suva and the fire department has called back all firefighters on leave to help battle the blazes.
- A boy seriously burned in a fire that killed his older brother eight years ago has saved his younger brother and sister from another blaze at their Bradford home.
- Hundreds of firefighters yesterday battled about 70 blazes across New South Wales, as strong winds and unusually warm spring weather fed the flames.
- As the threat began to diminish, authorities also began to make plans to send home some of thousands of firefighters battling blazes scattered from San Diego County to Los Angeles suburbs.
1.2(dangerous fire)incendio masculine
1.3literary (burning heat)ardor masculine
- It is breathtaking, and brings the city into a blaze of colour on a cold winter's night.
- As my eyes adjusted, to the new world around me, everything was a glare then a blaze of ambers.
- The lonely front door comes alive in a red and yellow blaze, the reflection of a gas station sign.
- Hector shut his eyes, to see his inner world, a blaze of swirling pearly colours.
- I recently visited Doncaster and their floral displays were a blaze of colour.
- The sun setting in the far north west went down in a blaze of red and blended so gently into a moonlit night that it seemed as if it hadn't set at all.
- In the spring the rhododendrons and azaleas offer a blaze of colour.
- His wings were the vivid colors of fire, his head-feathers an equally bright blaze of mingled orange and red.
- Grass, ivy, and nearly 150 trees connect and soften the campus' blaze of white and concrete.
- Hanging baskets, flower tubs and borders are now a blaze of colour.
- But there's an irony and self-awareness at work in some of these books, hiding inside a blaze of pink.
- The bulbs were sponsored by local business people and everyone is looking forward to Spring when the road sides should be a blaze of colour.
- Blackpool will erupt in a blaze of colour tonight when the town's world-famous Illuminations blossom into life.
- During the warm and shining spring flower blossoming season, you can enjoy a blaze of colour here, with lovely flowers everywhere.
- All these combined with seasonal foliage and exotic flowers enable superb arrangements to be created, which filled the stage with a blaze of colour.
- The fun will culminate once again in a blaze of colour with an Atlantis carnival parade through the town centre from 10.30 am on Saturday.
- The girls arrived into school in a blaze of colour wearing football, hurling, soccer and rugby jerseys and helped to raise a terrific 500.
- Prime times to visit the county are without doubt during the Spring, when the blossoming apple orchards are a blaze of colour, or in the Autumn, during the harvest.
- Central London became a blaze of colour as thousands of people from all walks of life joined a massive parade in a spectacular finale to the Jubilee celebrations.
- At the moment the course is a blaze of colour and it is a privilege to tread the lush fairways and lightning fast greens.
2(dazzling display)the garden was a blaze of color — el jardín era un derroche de color
- the ballroom was a blaze of light — el salón de baile estaba resplandeciente
- in a blaze of glory — cubierto de gloria
- the ballroom was a blaze of light — el salón de baile estaba resplandeciente
3informal, euphemistic blazes plural(hell)he can go to blazes! — ¡que se vaya al demonio / al diablo! informal
- How in blue blazes am I to know where this program gets its data from?
- The only problem is, how in blue blazes do I wait so long for the movie to be showing somewhere near me?
- How in blue blazes were you supposed to know you'd end up on the wrong side of a Mafia don?
- How in blue blazes did that kid manage to tame the untamable?
- And, because there was something slightly supercilious in his voice, I almost told him to go to blazes, and then I thought, hold on: he's right.
- In fact, it hurt like the bloody blue blazes, which was not a great surprise, considering that I thought I was dying.
- What the blue blazes is throat-singing?
1(fire) arder(lights) brillar(lights) resplandecerthe sun blazed down on us — el sol nos abrasaba
- Outside, the sun blazed down from a shimmering sky, as it had for most of the day.
- Suddenly, a light blazes forth from the center of the symbol on the table, shaped like an eye.
- The city of Tokyo was blazing with high flashing lights of red, blue, white, and yellow.
- Every day the hot sun blazed down upon the little village, and never not once in many months did a drop of rain fall.
- The Marine's eyes blazed fiercely, her lips set in a grim line as her hair drifted, hiding the bandages on her face.
- Globes of light blazed up and down its length, and the white rectangles painted on asphalt glowed unearthly.
- The sun blazed down and my sunscreen dealer was calling me again.
- The central region of the small galaxy NGC 1705 blazes with the light of thousands of young and old stars.
- She rolled her head to him, her neck blazing with instant pain.
- Blinding white light shone into the room, silhouetting a tall figure standing in the doorway, hands blazing with power.
- In front of him, however, the screen was blazing with color, and the same boy was on the television, pushing his way through a dense forest.
- Telepathic communication was something that she had never thought to use and already her mind was blazing with the new avenues that it opened up.
- There was a brilliant pattern of purples and oranges blazing across the sky, with a few small clouds blazing with the sun's reflection.
- He turned to Ryan again, his eyes now blazing with anger.
- His blades, still blazing with a powerful energy, cut through Strife's scorching aura without the slightest resistance.
- Although it threatens to flicker out in spots, Pawn Shoppe Heart mostly blazes with an intensity that avoids sounding contrived or dated.
- This summer, the big screens are blazing with that favourite goose of the unimaginative exec: the comic-book adaptation.
- Take a look: the hibiscus at the letterbox doesn't seem to think it's Winter, otherwise she wouldn't be blazing like a flame the size of a dinner plate.
- Yesterday, the sun that has faded the Union Jack hanging from the church tower blazed down, and veterans who once had to fight their way in were welcomed as honoured friends.
- Brand new floodlights blazed down on Parkside, but it was lights out for them as Workington Town gave them a lesson in teamwork and finishing.
- A fire blazing brightly in the fireplace meant warmth and comfort but at a deeper level also meant survival and the perpetuation of life itself.
- Fire still blazed fiercely in front of the small family, preventing any form of escape.
- Also notable are the fire barrels that blaze brightly during the nocturnal hours.
- Two flatbed military trucks were abandoned with their cabs blazing fiercely as dozens of townspeople converged to loot tires and other vehicle parts.
- Enemy planes make daylight and night attacks on port, scoring a direct hit on supply ship which blazes fiercely till next morning when it is sunk.
- A fireplace set in one wall blazed fiercely, keeping the room and the food set on an iron grid before it, warm.
- And once the fire was blazing away merrily, Sudarshan turned to his next course of action - clean away the cobwebs.
- One more directed push and a fire was blazing merrily, filling the wet dark cave with flickering orange light.
- Soon he had a fire blazing away merrily and Krystal came over to stand next to him.
- Stuffed into the neck of the bottle was a flame engulfed rag, blazing brightly.
- I got back this morning from a weekend away and the gas hob is still blazing away merrily to itself.
- About 5.00 am mark the Paschal Fire will be set alight and it will be blazing brightly in the sky as people file up for the 6.00 am Mass.
- A wood burner will blaze merrily away through the coldest of the hours.
- The wagon began to blaze merrily in the morning light, and the driver barely escaped the inferno in time.
- All around the room, brilliant flames leapt up, hot and cold by turns, blazing brightly in six niches set into the walls.
- It's Sunday morning and after burning for three nights our straw-stack fire has stopped blazing.
- He said the fires had been blazing for so long that some of them had actually burned themselves out for lack of oxygen.
- One by one the ten rings blazed brightly with orange and red flame, but Lauren still would not talk.
- She was almost off her feet as she was watching the rocket rising into the sky with orange flames blazing.
- The bright flame blazed in the open night, and over it roasted a skewered boar.
2(eyes) centellearshe blazed with anger — ardía de indignación
3(gun) escupir balas
- Then, in another few seconds, he was joined by the two agents that had come with the Lieutenant Governor, and they blazed away with their riot guns in the same direction.
- Occasionally, on the outskirts of the isolated impact area, you could hear tanks firing machine guns and blazing their cannons.
- A tank, guns blazing, fills the downtown of Jenin with a diesel smokescreen to enforce a curfew order.
- Scores of men and women, masked and wearing bomb belts, burst out of the vehicles, hijacked in neighbouring Ingushetia, and into the playground with guns blazing.
- Repression has led to the emergence of a ‘suicide family’ in our midst, complete with women taking to the streets with guns blazing.
- Because lasting solutions to longstanding conflicts demand dialogue and compromise - very hard to do with guns blazing in one's face.
- The 12 single-player missions require careful tactics: charge straight at the enemy, all guns blazing, and you will soon be dead.
- Most likely we will see a lot of guns blazing, ridiculously incredible jumping stunts and other Hollywood's Best Stuntmen TV show fodder.
- We're never less than, oh, perhaps 400 yards back from the first vehicle as it's blazing away with its guns.
- The gunmen stormed the main entrance with guns blazing, and took several hundred shocked staff, visitors and patients hostage.
- Even if Wayne's friend's wife had been able to come out of the room guns blazing, her husband would still in all likelihood have been shot.
- There are scenes that you've written of the captain ordering all the guns blazing from the ship up the river, out into the bushland.
- If, on the other hand, you want to charge through, guns blazing, you will be punished by the game's insane scarcity of ammunition.
- In some scenes Bond brazens it out, fists flailing or guns blazing, to pick off the enemy, but most of the time greater cunning is needed.
- Since you're on a timer to go from the insertion point to the extraction point, you have to run around with guns blazing.
- Let me explain to the PM why he needs to take crash courses in combat and go out there in the field with guns blazing.
- They're always prepared to go in guns blazing but the job is best done if a shot is never fired.
- Certainly no maverick hero is allowed to dash in just in time with guns blazing.
- They don't coordinate, they haven't blown the bridges, they just blaze away.
- Blenheims are chestnut and white, with chestnut ears and a white blaze between the eyes and ears.
- Many beagles have a white blaze on the face, but a solid tan face is common, too.
- The white blaze had always been there, from the tip of her nose between her ears and down her back.
- A white blaze adorns his muzzle and forehead, and it is highly desirable that the dog has white feet.
- I got quick looks at a yellowish honeyeater with a white blaze behind its face.
- Flocki was a dark-brindle dog with a white chest, front legs and muzzle and a white stripe, known as a blaze, down the center of his face.
- His wide, crooked blaze was unique, giving him a goofy, yet strangely appealing look.
- The main difference is that the inscriptions on blazes in pine trees in Scandinavia have a longer duration than the inscriptions on the bark of deciduous trees by the Basque herders.
- He marked it with his blaze and registered it in his database.
- White, rectangular paint blazes mark the Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia.
- At this site, a line of single blue paint blazes showed the perimeters of the sale area.
- On a small section of the trail, which was not logged during the nineteenth century, eighty-five living trees and fifty-eight dead trees with blazes dating from 1644 to 1880 have been identified.