In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(for pigs)comida para cerdos femenino
- The report also recommended the government continue the ban on feeding animals swill containing meat catering waste.
- The group said it believed that cheap foreign meat was likely to have been fed to pigs in swill.
- Called swill or slop, this waste is used to feed pigs and other animals by farmers who were happy to get the cheap food.
- But the use of catering waste as swill continued.
- Most of its kitchens did not provide swill because it was too much trouble to separate suitable food from other waste.
- Most are fed on heat-treated swill, which is not the norm for pig farming in Britain.
- The Government had already clamped down on swill, the most likely route by which the disease had got into the country.
- We buy meat in from all over the place and anybody can bring anything in and we feed swill to pigs, swill which is basically left overs.
- Government yesterday also placed an immediate ban on swill (kitchen refuse) bought from ships after it was established that the disease was carried in pig feed.
- Leftover ham from the meals was sold for swill for British pigs.
- The UK has fewer than 140 licensed swill feeders, accounting for just 1.6% of pig production.
- Last time it was caused by infected feed and the two main forms of transportation are pig to pig contact or inadequately cooked swill.
1.2informal (disgusting food, drink)bazofia femenino coloquialporquería femenino coloquial
- Some can produce individual wines of the highest quality, and they rarely produce undrinkable swill.
- Good Bourbon, not the bootleg swill she used to hustle at the Eagle.
- All they are guilty of trying to do is make wine taste a little better than the eye-watering, gout-inducing swill that it usually is.
- These bottles bear witness to the multitude who tried to take advantage of the distinctive flask to flog off their own less-than-distinctive swill.
- Then it has to persuade some of the millions still drinking the swill sold at most convenience stores and gas stations to trade up.
- Always compliment her favorite wine, no matter what cheap swill she likes, and you are well on your way to exchanging phone numbers by the end of the night.
- Pour half a cup of whatever undrinkable swill you've got left plus half a cup of water into a zip-lock bag.
2(with water)a swill (out/down) — (rinse) un enjuague
1(wash, rinse)to swill sth (out) — lavar/enjuagar algo
- to swill sth (down) — baldear algo
- She had finished swilling out her mouth with clean water
- All the waste fell into an ashpit which was filled with ashes from the housefires and the whole thing emptied and swilled down once a fortnight.
- Shop keepers are telling me they are having to swill their doorways down in the morning.
- She scraped her untouched food into a black plastic rubbish sack and swilled the plate in a bowl of cold water in the sink.
- You want a van with wooden seats you can swill down at the end of the night.
- He preferred to spend his day swilling out the changing rooms in the leisure centre
- Add the tinned tomatoes and swill out the tin with some stock or water
- Once a week I swilled out the stable with disinfectant which kept everything really fresh
2coloquial, despectivo(drink)(beer) tomar(beer) (a grandes tragos) beber
- This appalling litter problem is mainly caused by the unpleasant habit of so many people now who eat their meals in the street, swill them down with a can of drink and then finish off with the inevitable cigarette.
- Even I eventually got sick of hearing about characters swilling whisky and driving at the same time.
- He fights, he sweats, he swills ale, he bullies.
- I can swill down a bit of red wine to be sociable, but that's about it.
- Swinging voters will see it as a sign that he has escaped from the clutches of the Chardonnay swilling elites.
- Then again, perhaps we were just a bunch of Chardonnay (Cabernet Merlot, actually) swilling elitists totally out of touch with middle Australia.
- Many of us are chomping mainly on fatty sandwiches, pasties, pastries, cakes, buns and salty savoury snacks swilled down with tea and coffee while tapping away at the keyboard.
- He shook his head after swilling another synthetic beer.
- I didn't want to have to swill vodka before 8 a.m.
- He swills beer, smokes the odd fag or two and is perhaps ever so slightly overweight.
- So you think you're going to sit in front of the TV watching Sport and swilling beer on a Saturday after a hard week at the office, do you?
- But within a couple of years everyone was meeting one another at Timmy's and swilling their coffee.
- I worked it over, and couldn't avoid the conclusion that Jeff spent every evening swilling bourbon on my couch because I was his only friend.
- From his first scene, he's swilling liquor and dispensing snide remarks with such regularity that he's obviously evil.
- Traditional Thai food was swilled down with a never-ending supply of cola and followed by ice cream.
- So when the tie slips off and the shades go on, what will you be swilling this summer?
- At yesterday's office party, after swilling several glasses of wine, I met our executive director at last.
- At sunset, everyone returns to the porch to swill rum punch and wait for the bats to swoop down.
- In groups they can poison the atmosphere of an entire pub in seconds, swilling ale, braying, tormenting the barmaid, spilling ale and lumbering against bystanders.
- The blind taste test showed that she preferred swilling the budget brand, too.
- ‘This is awfully thoughtful of you,’ I said to the girl dispensing the pills as I swilled down a handful.
- The injury caused him to pop painkillers and swill them down with hard liquor
- There can be found a different class of drunk, swilling back copious amounts of G and T or champagne and stuffing their faces with complimentary food.
- After the movie he would have a meal of rice, pasta or fish swilled down with Gaelic Coffee.
- It was reported in the press that he had turned up late, worn inappropriate dress and encouraged his mates to swill champagne from the trophy.
- You had a cushy job; you spent your summers swilling wine on Martha's Vineyard.
1to swill around / about — moverse
- A week's rainfall fell overnight, almost a normal month's total rained down over the week, and mountains of water came swilling down on Ilkley from the moors.
- There is concern about members of public going into the site, particularly if there is water swilling around it.
- For 10 days, they carried on with their lives while the polluted waters of the River Ouse swilled around the ground floor of the family's three-storey Victorian home in Friar Terrace in York.
- The gush of brown water swilled round my bare feet on the deck
- It's time to retrace your steps to the Temple Bar: the pubs will soon be opening, the black vials of Guinness swilling over the bar and the fiddlers beginning to fiddle…
- At the base of the waterfall all of the water swilled into a basin and then formed a river.
- The first of the giant tsunamis to hit the coast was then swilling over the statue.
- Water was now swilling about on the bottom of the boat almost to their knees
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