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 pepper, saffron) pizca femenino(of cream, whiskey) gotita femenino(of irony, sarcasm) pizca femenino(of irony, sarcasm) dejo masculino
- Including Russia (but not China or France) in the ruling committee might impart just the right soupçon of anti-Americanism to the new organization, which must be credible yet not intractable
- A soupçon of dignity and a bit of self-knowledge is part of growing up and growing old, and probably needs applying to how one dresses as much as everything else.
- The new director tries to square the circle by holding onto the buzz created by Ellis's woman-hating bloodfest while adding a soupçon of satire.
- As with anyone who appears on television by choice, it would be churlish not to own up to at least a soupçon of vanity.
- Your thinking has a soupçon of immaturity and indecision to it.
- That's why I contend, with just a soupçon of exaggeration, that Britain's big choice will be made on May 29.
- If Red Sox fans have made themselves too much at home in masochism, Yankee fans need a soupçon of humility.
- In Cairo, the Egyptian court evoked the glitter and splendor of the oriental fairy tales, with perhaps a soupçon of Versailles.
- He is insouciant, cultured and full of Gallic flair, with a soupçon of je ne sais quoi.
- But any Ramsay conversation involves the full set of verbal condiments being thrown in the pot: a liberal sprinkling of both laughter and earnestness; a soupçon of vulnerability; and a generous slosh of anger and unpredictability.
- Whether there's prize money at stake, or just pride, you just need some scientific wisdom and a soupçon of common sense.
- After mornings spent kicking and screaming in ‘the club’, we spent our afternoons on outings combining lots of fresh air and a soupçon of educational merit.
- There may even be a soupçon of self-importance to her insistence that the honorific be used.
- He served up a wicked sense of humour with a soupçon of self-deprecation as he regaled the crowd with assorted tales.
- The pursuit of filthy lucre, and a soupçon of booze, had created constant inspiration.
- Allan listened intently, sometimes requesting a soupçon of elaboration, and considered all this for some moments.
- Even when a play is fantastic or absurd, it needs to have a soupçon of credibility to go with the three-dimensional flesh-and-blood actors.
- However, more skilful growers and more determined winery owners have pushed several recent examples to heights heretofore not achieved, often with a stiffening soupçon of Cabernet Sauvignon.
- And you can sense in him now that soupçon of defeat, a feeling that his life, by the narrowest margin, has failed in its trajectory.
- But a soupçon of moral outrage may do France, and the world, some good.
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