In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1plátano masculinebanana feminine River Plate Perubanano masculine Central America Colombiacambur masculine Venezuelato be top/second banana — ser el mandamás/el segundo de a bordo informal
- banana plantation — platanar
- banana tree — plátano bananero
- Apologies to Marcia for not bringing the agreed birthday present of a bunch of overly ripe bananas.
- There is a vast range of specific color truths: ripe bananas are yellow; certain sunsets are golden; claret wine is claret red and so on.
- You might also want to mix in some slices of ripe bananas or the fruit of an avocado for a better deep conditioning treatment.
- Carpeted by rich volcanic ash, the region's moist and misty vales cradle Panama's coffee industry and also produce some of the country's finest citrus fruits and bananas.
- Her eyes widened when she saw the bright orange pumpkins, the ripe yellow bananas, silks with colors that she had never before seen.
- The favorite fresh fruits of Canadians are bananas and apples.
- They also love ripe melons and bananas and grapes.
- For fresh fruit, bananas, apples and pears will be high on the list of priorities, but consider chopping up fresh mango, papaya or peaches into a small pot.
- You will feel the warmth of the sunshine, the smell of the salty sea, blending and mixing with the fragrance of flowers and the essence of bananas and ripe fruit.
- The procedure should make artificial chemical ripening less necessary for apples, bananas and most stone fruits now treated with ethylene.
- Farmers grow corn, cassava, peanuts, bananas, and citrus fruits for their own consumption.
- You may also eat one or two pieces of fruit, such as bananas, cantaloupe or pears.
- The main goods produced for sale are agricultural products such as corn, sweet potatoes, bananas, and citrus fruit.
- There were two large, pastel yellow clusters of bananas on the counter.
- Oranges, apples, and bananas comprise half the fruit consumed.
- Rice, bananas, and citrus fruits replaced the traditional crops of sugar, coffee, and cocoa.
- Now I have a pint of hot water with a touch of lemon, then two pieces of fruit like a banana and apple.
- He said when students are finished eating apples or bananas in the school they bring the cores and skins to the composter.
- Choose low-fiber foods such as ground meats, ripe bananas, soft cereals or refined bread.
- Towers started a fruit farm, growing bananas and avocados.
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