I have a beautiful, wonderful, firecracker of a daughter.
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. All around us, Berliners were lighting off fireworks, firecrackers, noisemakers and rockets, and none too cautiously. As the boat drifted away from the shore, a loud crackle and pop of firecrackers filled the air - we were told it was a Thai custom to drive the evil spirits away, and that Lord Buddha would protect the boat throughout our trip.
English example sentences. To well-off businessmen, the lighting of firecrackers and fireworks, to this day, symbolizes their expectation of wealth for the coming year. Among the dead were seven people trapped in houses set alight when a firecracker ignited a stack of fireworks.
Fireworks and firecrackers are being sold even by informal traders at the Yeoville market. In the evening, every house, store, temple and wall is decorated with thousands of small lamps, while fireworks are set off overhead and firecrackers by the hundreds of thousands below.
If I had to chose one word to describe the broadcast legend, I would say he's a real firecracker. Explosions of firecrackers signaled the end of the half-day ceremony.
Dennis also bought thirty to forty dollars' worth of fireworks, everything from firecrackers to some really serious-looking rockets. Further reading.
You can change your cookie settings at any time. We raided the place and found hundreds of packages containing explosives and firecrackers. The Tribunal heard the device was constructed out of firecrackers and a pipe but was not a genuine explosive.
And other similar questions In English, many things are named after a particular country — but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries? No fatalities or injuries were reported following the explosion, which was reportedly caused by firecrackers placed inside an empty energy-drink bottle.
On Christmas Eve, Christmas night and, to some extent, on the nights preceding these, several areas were plagued by the noise of firecrackers and occasional larger fireworks. In English, many things are named after a particular country — but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?