In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(served with a spoon) cucharada femenino(serving, measure) porción femeninoa hefty dollop of sarcasm — una buena dosis de sarcasmo
- A couple of years ago we'd be blasé about it because, it was taken for granted that you could raise dollops of cash and break into the meteoric world of the industry.
- But for all the lingering on inky skies or globular dollops of snow outside a window pane, the story never meanders.
- It smells of history, hops, grains, cookies, and Indian spices from the tandoori dishes that folks serve up in the lobby with dollops of punk-hippie love.
- Mix a large dollop of yogurt with a small dollop of mayo.
- As soon as the meeting was over, they contacted reporters with near-verbatim accounts of the participants' behavior in a frantic series of accusations and denials, spiced with dollops of invective.
- Then, over the high, exposed moorland road, with a backdrop of hills still decorated by shrinking dollops of snow, the race began to splinter.
- But they own something far more valuable - dollops of the most tensile human spirit.
- They consult regularly, meet occasionally, and drop large dollops of cash into each other's latest projects.
- He was offended to receive a clump of pasta with a token dollop of tomato sauce on it.
- It comes with dollops of good-natured, understated humour.
- There's nothing basic or unrefined about the little hatchback, but the engineers have managed to dial in great dollops of fun.
- And they will all be waiting expectantly, not just for the dollops of neighbourhood gossip that is served up in such places.
- He ripped one suit then finally managed to get into another with the help of more than a few dollops of talcum powder.
- The game was now everything the first half hadn't been, with dollops of excitement, and both sides going flat out for the winner.
- Instead, with huge dollops of self-mocking humour he describes himself as ‘a new man’.
- It's been a good weekend - although most of the group seem to have developed a dollop of food poisoning, which is never good.
- It takes large dollops of courage and a ready willingness to take premeditated risks, in order to successfully ride the crest of the advertising wave and stay in the business year after year.
- It is a military mystery with dollops of deception and drama.
- From tacos to quesadillas and beyond, a growing number of consumers have taken to plopping a dollop of the creamy white stuff on their food before digging in.
- They have all the ingredients - dollops of agony and ecstasy, choruses the size of their hometown and songs that aim for a deep emotional connection.
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