In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1chocolate masculino(egg) (before noun) de chocolatea bar of chocolate — una pastilla / tableta de chocolate
- plain / dark / (US) semi-sweet chocolate — chocolate amargo
- There was no running water and the only food available was chocolate from the theatre bar.
- The packed lunches were found to be high in fat because of crisps, chocolate bars, biscuits and the amount of butter and margarine used.
- She enjoys Italian food, chocolate biscuits and reading endless amounts of books.
- She was also banned from eating potassium-rich food including chocolate, mince pies and fruit.
- The squillionair was a combination of biscuit, toffee, chocolate with an icing decoration.
- Another delicacy known as ‘truffle’ belongs to the realm of chocolate confectionery.
- After many hours without food, that first chocolate bar from the rescue team tasted really good.
- For comfort food I don't think anything can beat a good old plain Cadbury's chocolate bar.
- He has also taken his first solid foods - chocolate buttons, mashed potatoes and gravy.
- We went to M&S to buy cookies and chocolate cornflake cakes to share with the team, and munched them with mugs of hot tea.
- The only foods previously available were chocolate bars, candy, potato chips and pop.
- Look, you do not need to coat the bottom of a chocolate chip cookie with chocolate.
- Sumptuous chocolate confectons like Sacher tortes carry the perfume of decadence.
- So that's the banned list, and the general ground rules for chocolate treat inclusion.
- Alternatively, I could have selected muesli cookie, Dundee cake, chocolate cake or even shortbread.
- The choices were biscotti, muffins, quick bread, chocolate cake, and cookies.
- It is these dried beans, with their yeasty aroma, that are roasted and processed into chocolate.
- There was roast chicken for dinner, and chocolate ice-cream for dessert, washed down with good fresh water.
- It's sunny and bright and an endless source of conversation over tea and chocolate biscuits.
- With its higher percentages of cocoa solids and cocoa butter, this is what hard-core chocolate craving is all about.
1.2(candy, sweet)bombón masculinoa box of chocolates — una caja de bombones
- before noun chocolate liqueur — bombón de licor
- Queen Mary had a very sweet tooth and always had a big box of chocolates beside her as she worked on her embroidery.
- They are generous too - give them a box of chocolates and they will tend to share them all and not leave one for themselves.
- He is also working with Blumenthal on chocolates flavoured with the essence of fresh mown grass and leather.
- When folk from work have been away on holiday, they leave indigenous sweets and chocolates on the desk next to me.
- Joy, whose family owns a cocoa plantation in Trinidad, makes her own chocolates by hand.
- You have to get a second mortgage in order to buy a small box of chocolates.
- Like a box of good chocolates, I prefer a restrained approach to a book, savouring no more than one or two chapters a day.
- Western countries have cocoa butter in their chocolates which is superior health wise.
- Lora, who has been going out with Matthew for a year, has been sending him parcels of chocolates and sweets.
- When I was five, she bought me chocolates and chewing gum and we talked about cricket.
- After our talk, the raffle was drawn and the lucky ones won Easter Eggs or chocolates.
- Today I got a card and box of chocolates from R when I didn't expect anything.
- Sweets and chocolates are a must and should form a part of the gift you plan to give the kid.
- After all, they say life is a box of chocolates, but never have I seen life as being sweet.
- They sent me a two pound box of chocolates for my birthday, which is later this week.
- He was the one handing out sweets and chocolates to children in Srebrenica.
- He went into his bedroom and produced a box of expensive chocolates she guessed he'd been saving for Marlene.
- If the message is not getting through to your children, join in with their interest in sweets and chocolates for a few days.
- All we were offered were packets of sweet custard creams and chocolates.
- The bowl was the size of a child's head, and was filled to the brim with chocolates and candy.
1.3drinking chocolatechocolate en polvo masculinocacao en polvo masculinoa cup of hot chocolate — una taza de chocolate
2(color)color chocolate masculinomarrón oscuro masculinocafé oscuro masculino México Chilecarmelito oscuro masculino Colombia
- The creature is said to be about 5ft, chocolate brown or orange and able to walk upright.
- What was wrong with deep chocolate brown, or a lighter green to the usual wheelies?
- His hair was a chocolate brown colour with a few blonde streaks through it, spiked up slightly.
- I'm going to get her some chocolate coloured tights and see if I can find some chocolate brown gloves for her to wear with it.
- The agony and shame in his face, in his deep chocolate brown orbs, drunk or not, was real.
- For instant sex appeal, create a feline eye in black eye pencil, or chocolate brown for those with paler colourings.
- Her eyes were a deep chocolate brown, and she paused momentarily to pull a stray strand of hair out of them.
- Caramel, chestnut brown, chocolate and bright colours such as pink, blue and green are on the way.
- Anna had dirty blonde hair that reached down to her elbows and deep chocolate brown eyes.
- They are born chocolate brown, but that color lightens to a red or sandy color as they mature.
- His eyes met with another pair of a deep chocolate brown, yet their gaze wasn't focused on him but on the books before her.
- A chocolate brown chair beside it appears to have a light sprinkling of dandruff.
- Pretty, slender features and a chocolate brown colouring belie the fatty marbled meat within.
- I am sitting right at the back of the room, in my customary chocolate brown polo neck sweater, head bowed.
- Her hair was short, and a deep chocolate brown with a reddish tinge where the light hit it.
- The room had a determinedly seventies look about it, the woodwork in chocolate brown, the carpet a rich purple.
- His eyes are this deep chocolate brown color, the type you could lose your mind in.
- Cysts are also likely to grow within the ovaries and these cysts are chocolate brown in colour.
- It was a deep, chocolate brown that contrasted perfectly with his silky, flawless skin.
- Her hair was a deep chocolate brown, held up in high pigtails with small, curving bangs.
1Cocina(icing/cake/frosting) de chocolate
2(in color)(invariable adjective) color chocolate(invariable adjective) marrón oscuro(invariable adjective) café oscuro México Chile(invariable adjective) carmelito oscuro Colombia
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