In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of bread, meat)pedazo masculinotrozo masculinocacho masculino coloquiala big chunk of the money — una buena parte del dinero
1EE. UU.separar en trozos
1hacer un ruido metálico seco
- I wasn't used to the heavy shoes and this became evident when my leg flew out sideways and chunked into a young lady's shin.
- I heard the air brakes of the truck hiss as the driver chunked into gear.
- The door chunked behind them.
- The waterwheel distantly chunked and gurgled.
- Up above her head was a big huge chunk of concrete that must have been at three tons.
- The stone cracked under the pressure and sent chunks falling to the stone floor, cracking it as well.
- ‘What they are losing is a chunk of feature material which is what makes it distinctively Scottish,’ said one experienced producer.
- We said nothing as we stepped over the shards of roof slate and chunks of plaster and pieces of smashed doors.
- His divorce settlement took a sizeable chunk out of his fortune.
- Thread two metal skewers with 100g steak, cut into cubes, along with chunks of yellow pepper, onion, cherry tomatoes and mushrooms.
- He also attributes a chunk of his creativity to his mom, who took Paul scavenging for vintage goods and bought him his first sewing machine.
- As expected, band practice takes up a nice, hefty chunk of their time.
- Five years ago, it introduced personal social security accounts: giving workers the power to invest a chunk of their retirement in a choice of approved funds.
- Yesterday, cranes lifted heavy chunks of concrete, metal beams and giant buckets of broken building materials.
- You might also seek out funds in which the managers have invested a large chunk of their own money.
- Encourage students to complete assignments in small, manageable chunks.
- Even before households decide what to do with their federal tax breaks, cash-strapped states and localities are claiming a chunk of that change.
- The salad was a sad little remnant of a 1980s salad made mostly of iceberg lettuce, thick chunks of onion and thicker chunks of cucumber.
- Rescue workers and survivors clawed away at the rubble, passing chunks of concrete and bricks along a line.
- Sykes last night pledged his support for the Party and will spend a chunk of his fortune promoting their election campaign.
- The road was so slippery and there were thick chunks of ice on it.
- The thick meaty sauce with chunks of beef and pork was delicious.
- Talking of which, I'm heading to Athens at the crack of dawn to get a first look at preparations for the Athens Olympics, where I'll be spending a chunk of my Summer.
- Michael has given them a chunk of capital amounting to about £500,000 between them.
- A metal fence post was found nearby and it has been used to chip chunks of stone from the other pillars and the monument itself.
- Rail enthusiasts with a cool £1.5m to spare could find themselves owning their own railway - as well as a chunk of steam history.
- Garlicky melted Brie with pineapple chunks might sound slightly freaky but we defy you to resist another mouthful.
- Where the road had been cut through a rise, great chunks of sandstone were exposed, thick pieces, tawny as the landscape.
- The advent of the private finance initiative has made trust managements even more conscious of the need to keep a lid on pay, because a chunk of their budget goes to the companies that build and maintain the buildings.
- The cosmetics chain, which now operates some 200 retail stores worldwide, is one of the companies making a play for a chunk of the market.
- It has also decided to spend a chunk of its capital spending allowance on repaying its £190 million debt, which started to build up in the 1960s.
- I like my cake to have some chunks of biscuit through it, so I don't crush them all completely, though if you want a smoother consistency cake, you can.
- Moist chunks of carrot cake and a fridgeful of ice-cream ensure that your tastebuds, at least, need never face reality again.
- The DJ spent a sizeable chunk of his three-hour morning slot yesterday talking about the size of his hangover.
- I just need a chunk of time to write up a detailed review.
- I was flung out of control, and was narrowly missed a huge chunk of rock.
- Though few snowflakes fell, the ground was covered in nearly two feet of snow, most of which had frozen solid into large chunks of ice.
- A chunk of the cash has already been ear-marked for continuing work on updating the West Coast main line along with cross city links in Edinburgh and a new rail service to Glasgow Airport.
- Ben swallowed a big chunk of meat and cheese.
- My soup came in a good deep bowl, with a chunk of bread.
- The ceiling was breaking and chunks were falling to the floor below.
- Did we trust Brown and Roberts when they came in here and took a big chunk of that money?
- Huge chunks of stone, honed by creative hands, form elaborate gothic doorways and windows.
- This assortment of raw fish chunks arranged over delicious sesame-seeded and seaweed-laced rice can be a way for a chef to strut his stuff.
- The pieces of rabbit were brown and almost crispy on the outside, encasing solid chunks of nicely roasted meat.
- As part of the deal, the Rangers syndicate got a sizable chunk of land in addition to the stadium.
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