In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(chunk)trozo masculinopedazo masculinoa hunk of bread/meat/cheese — un trozo de pan/carne/queso
- I have watched enormous cranes swing across the skyline on their way to dropping great hunks of stone into the arms of workmen below.
- The grilled tofu sandwich is also a winner: big hunks of grilled tofu along with some tomatoes, lettuce, roasted red peppers, pesto and your choice of hummus or mayo.
- Twisted hunks of metal were falling off the facade.
- The blast, not far from diplomatic quarters and the king's main palace, left piles of rubble, hunks of twisted metal, broken glass and a large crater.
- He was so fond of a little taste every day that in the winter he smuggled in frozen hunks of it, dropping them on the hearth to thaw.
- The process of transforming scraps of wood and hunks of metal into fine art is the essence of Martin's work.
- But, those aren't the only reasons we love those gas-guzzling, beautifully molded hunks of steel.
- An exceedingly thin slice of meat between meaty hunks of bread.
- Which means we've been through the huge hunks of meat cooked perfectly to order, the enormous salads and the garlic mashed potatoes.
- When my dish, the slow-roasted lamb shanks with braised fennel and roast garlic mash, arrived, juicy hunks of lamb were falling off the bone.
- Although foundation slabs, driveways, sidewalks, and retaining walls all look like big hunks of rock, there are forces acting in different directions that the concrete structure must resist.
- The feast begins with a few hunks of soft onion bread and a thimbleful of an intensely rich roasted-eggplant garlic spread.
- Nearby cars were torn into twisted hunks of metal by the explosion.
- He tore off a hunk of the fresh bread and a small piece of cheese and munched on them as he watched the river flow.
- But, unfortunately, you need to have been feeding them raw hunks of meat for a few years before they pay any attention to you.
- Cubs must be fed; usually with grisly, less-than-fresh hunks of meat and bone.
- As they turned to face their attacker, they were met with a spread of missiles that sent them flying back in tangled hunks of shrapnel.
- By using knives and forks to cut food into smaller pieces, we no longer need a large enough jaw to cram in big hunks of food.
- The ribs were especially great, along with the coconut shrimp and hunks of steak (brown on the outside, pink on the inside).
- Two minutes and three sips of water later a large bowl arrives filled with a dirty green liquid, many vegetables, large hunks of chicken and in the centre a massive pile of noodles.
2coloquial(man)monumento masculinocachas masculino España coloquialchurro masculino América del Sur coloquialwho's that gorgeous hunk (of a man)? — ¿quién es ese monumento (de hombre)? coloquial
- he's quite a hunk — está buenísimo
- Short, weedy men are less attractive to the opposite sex than tall hunks, according to the latest ground-breaking research.
- Would you vote for an unapologetically sexually aggressive hunk, however past his prime?
- If you could sever and reassemble body parts from various hunks, which limbs, pecs, abs, and pretty little face would make up your perfect man?
- Fast bowlers are supposed to be muscle-bound hunks who stride around with a permanent scowl, not cheerful lads with blonde highlights and a good sense of humour who end every sentence with ‘mate’.
- After Jan grows up to be a young hunk, he too attracts the attention of the fairer sex.
- But if it is true, humanity owes much of its success to women long ago preferring men of wit and intelligence over musclebound hunks.
- Mark was one of those macho hunks, the ones who dated cheerleaders, not goth-like freak girls like her.
- This is a woman whose man-meeting strategy is to go on cruises and toss herself overboard to attract rescue-minded hunks.
- Your work contains many studs and hunks who are very well-endowed.
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