In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(marinade)marinarmacerarsoused herrings — arenques en escabeche
- to be soused — estar como una cuba
- Shredded carrots are soused in soy sauce and mixed with sesame seeds, coriander and arame, a Japanese algae seaweed product.
- Choppy waves soused the seaweed which clung to the rocks.
- My savarin with rum and muscatel tasted like a stale doughnut soused in wine.
2(drench)empaparto souse sth in sth — empapar algo en algo
- the salad was soused in oil — la ensalada nadaba en aceite
- to souse sb with sth — empapar a algn con algo
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