In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Take the 1 cup lukewarm water and mix the package of yeast into it.
- Lauren's head throbs as she reaches for the lukewarm cup of coffee to her side.
- These are mixed with lukewarm water and left in a warm place until slightly fermented and sour, a process which takes, on average, a week.
- I noted the name, booked a table and was surprised to find lukewarm food and chilly service.
- Use only lukewarm water; cool water may cause shivering, which actually raises body temperature.
- Later we were taken for lunch to a state restaurant where lukewarm fish, vegetables and rice were produced from a chilly kitchen.
- She said looking at her coffee cup again, it was lukewarm now and she hadn't drank any yet.
- Set the clarified butter aside to cool until lukewarm.
- The food was excellent quality, the service good and, for once, our pizza did not arrive lukewarm in a box.
- Cool until lukewarm then beat with a whisk or electric beaters until creamy.
- Sipping coffee that is lukewarm, he reads about a thing called False Memory Syndrome.
- The only drawbacks were the not so warm soup and lukewarm hot appetizers.
- He played with his fork, stirring the lukewarm stew on his tray, pushing lumps of meat substitute around from side to side but not eating anything.
- Ignoring the pain, Kirby poured herself some lukewarm tea into the thermos' cup.
- School lunches are a slice of ham or turkey with lukewarm potatoes or corn.
- Nick was less impressed with his cod loin, complaining it was too small while the sauce was bland and lukewarm.
- I was eating scrambled eggs for breakfast, accustomed to the lukewarm food by now.
- She picked up the blue mug with TUESDAY written on the side and took a sip of lukewarm coffee.
- Winnie pushed away her unfinished toast and drained her glass of lukewarm tea.
- But then we saw that it was just a lukewarm plate of banana, apple and kiwi slices.
2(support/reaction) poco entusiastahe only showed lukewarm interest — no mostró demasiado interés
- he was very lukewarm about the idea — la idea no lo entusiasmó / no le hizo demasiada gracia
- The reviews have been rather lukewarm for the movie.
- But it is not right for the government to take such a lukewarm attitude.
- Holmes, a fullback in high school, seems lukewarm to the idea.
- She then came up to Capitol Hill, as you mentioned, and got a pretty lukewarm reception.
- And her first film, The Virgin Suicides, received only a lukewarm response.
- The effort flopped amid claims that he was lukewarm, despite his public protestations of support.
- The response at the end of his speech was decidedly lukewarm.
- But even Sweden, one of the countries that wanted to reduce its spending, was lukewarm on the proposals.
- The proposal has so far drawn only a lukewarm response from Arab nations.
- Food critics, too, are decidedly lukewarm.
- The polling has indicated only lukewarm support, and that at a time when emotions about child murder are running exceptionally high.
- And, since the wedding was announced on February 10, the reaction has been somewhat lukewarm.
- The plan had received lukewarm support from fellow politicians.
- The response of secular political parties to the movement so far has been lukewarm.
- The film opened in US cinemas on February 10 and met with lukewarm reviews.
- These lukewarm attitudes open up the possibility that some may ultimately decide to sit out this election.
- However, his arrival on Capitol Hill is likely to elicit a lukewarm reception.
- My support of Congress is grudging and lukewarm - for lack of anything better.
- Once I did run a rather lukewarm review and I can tell you, I felt bad about it.
- By the use of that euphemism it is assumed you seek to address those lukewarm, apathetic or lapsed individuals who think as you do.
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