German translation of 'torrent'
Example Sentences Including 'torrent'
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I am ashamed to admit that what he got instead was a torrent of abuse.FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)
And this unleashed a torrent as all the others joined in.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But the heat wave soon turned into thunderstorms, torrents of rain and hail.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But the hot weather also brought thunderstorms and torrents of rain in its wake.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I can't imagine any other broadcasting organisation that would allow a live two-hour torrent of criticism to remain on air.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The English forces were hopelessly exposed without shelter as torrents of freezing rain lashed down and the ground turned into a quagmire.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
These can be accompanied by fierce thunder, lightning and torrents of rain.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
At this, the dam bursts and a torrent of well-known faces and sporting legends begin removing themselves from a hundred different hiding places.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
His action unleashed a torrent of criticism.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They unleashed a torrent of abuse at the former Gunners defender.The Sun (2012)
Council carers have refused to look after her because she hurls torrents of abuse at them and has hit them with her walking stick.The Sun (2009)
He was shaken to face a torrent of criticism from Africans, including other leaders.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
She was rewarded with a torrent of foul-mouthed abuse.The Sun (2009)
The internet has unleashed a torrent of angry rebellion against the country's media and academic Establishment.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The officer was then subjected to a torrent of racial abuse.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They arrived in minutes as the intruder unleashed a torrent of abuse.The Sun (2011)
To emerge from the dugout to a torrent of abuse when things again are going wrong.The Sun (2012)
This is a 27-year-old who offered a sincere view on a divisive issue and who received a torrent of abuse as a result.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Yet to challenge the need for surgery is to invite a torrent of abuse and persecution.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
His clothes are soaked by the torrent of rain, and he is weary.Christianity Today (2000)
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Used Occasionally. torrent is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'torrent' in Other Languages
British English: torrent NOUN
A torrent is a lot of water falling or flowing rapidly or violently.
Torrents of water gushed into the reservoir.
Translation of torrent from the Collins English to German
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