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After the lightning comes the thunder.
Después del relámpago viene el trueno.
You can hear it, because when a huge chunk of ice falls off, it sounds like a clap of thunder.
Se puede escuchar porque cuando cae un enorme pedazo de hielo suena como si hubiera caído un rayo.
These values were drowned out by the thunder of guns in August 1914 and trampled to death in the trenches of the World War.
Estos valores se perdieron con el ruido de las disparos en agosto de 1914 y fueron pisoteados hasta desaparecer en las trincheras de la Guerra Mundial.
The recent mounting criticism of the Barroso team is nothing short of a clap of thunder in a calm sky.
La reciente elevación del tono de las críticas contra el equipo Barroso es nada menos que un trueno en un cielo sereno.
I hope you will understand my reluctance to steal the President's thunder; at the present time, therefore, I should just like to make a few general remarks.
Les ruego que comprendan que no quiera anticiparme al Presidente de la Comisión y que por el momento solamente realice algunas observaciones generales.
Now that the Council has stolen its thunder, the Commission is having to go along with it, and we give the whole business our blessing after the event.
Ahora que el Consejo se ha adelantado, la Comisión tiene que ir a rastras, y nosotros bendecimos todo a posteriori.

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