In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(beat)(victim/opponent) apalear(opponent/victim) aporrear(wife/child) maltratar(child/wife) pegarle aboats battered by the storm — barcos azotados por la tormenta
- his reputation was severely battered by the scandal — el escándalo asestó un duro golpe a su reputación
1huge waves were battering against the cliff — grandes olas batían contra / azotaban el acantilado
- she battered at / on the door — aporreó la puerta
- An armed robber who battered a security guard repeatedly with a stick was yesterday jailed for eight and a half years.
- When their cousin is battered to death and left on the moors for the crows, they stick together and refuse to co-operate with policeman Ben Cooper.
- Indeed, it has been argued that in some cases where women kill a spouse or partner who has battered them, the elements of self-defence may be made out.
- More than one-third are battered repeatedly every year.
- In the seventh and eighth rounds, Norton was beating and battering Ali all over the ring.
- The victim, understood to be an Irishman in his 40s, was battered to death shortly before midnight on Monday.
- As we know now, she had been battered to death by her husband.
- It is rumoured that Maxine is battered to death by Hillman after she stumbles across his wicked attempt to kill Emily, played by Eileen Derbyshire, so he can get his hands on her house.
- The teenager was battered to the ground twice by the gang in an apparently unprovoked attack.
- Blows batter him from all sides, and something pierces him deeply just above the hip.
- A backpacker from Warminster has been battered to death while travelling across Thailand.
- Though I'd have to make sure I killed him with the first blow, because he'd batter me senseless if he got a chance to retaliate.
- He writes that his mother was indeed a prostitute who abandoned him at the age of five and who was battered to death 37 years ago.
- She bashed and battered the pole for a long time until at last, with a scream, she slashed across the pole with a strength that she did not know she had.
- Her body was found at her home where she had been battered to death.
- It had been hard and she had been battered, but she came thru it whole and complete.
- Conversely, husbands who were having extramarital affairs also tended to batter their wives.
- He was battered to death in his Islington home by his friend and companion, who then committed suicide.
- A security guard was battered to death in a row with a gang of Kosovan teenagers, a court heard.
- Traders shoo them away from their customers, and batter the children around the head if they become too persistent.
1(for fried fish, fried chicken) rebozado masculine(for fried fish, fried chicken) pasta para rebozar feminine(for pancakes) masa feminine(for cake) masa feminine US
- In creamed cakes an airy batter of fat, sugar, and egg is mixed with flour at the last minute, allowing minimal time for protein and starch in the flour to cross-link.
- Aim to create the consistency of thick cake batter and do not overly thin the mixture.
- He frowned, turning to her, the spatula in his hands dripping small amounts of pancake batter.
- The simplest way to make pancakes is still a favourite - a basic pancake batter made with three ingredients flour, eggs and milk.
- She did not hear him come in as she stirred batter to make pancakes.
- Pour the batter into the prepared cake pans, dividing evenly between the two.
- Add orange/raisin mixture to cake batter and mix well.
- Pour the batter into a cake tin and bake for 35 mins.
- Fold the melted chocolate into the cake batter; fold in the flour and the almonds.
- Pour batter into cake pans and bake about 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
- I'm sure we could live on canned green beans, water, and pancake batter for the rest of our lives, but it isn't a good policy.
- Amari began mixing the cake batter around, sending tiny flecks of the mixture all over the kitchen.
- I chopped up a good amount of fresh mint leaves together with some rosemary needles and simply added them to the cake batter.
- As children first introduced to the mysteries of the kitchen, we learn how to blend the batter of a cake or flatten the dough of a pie.
- For the tempura batter, in a medium bowl, combine the flour, tapioca starch, salt, and sugar and stir well to combine.
- Remember, the cake batter is only as good as the ingredients.
- I was up to my elbows in cake batter when I glanced at the clock.
- Dip the sardines into the rice flour batter to coat, place them in the fryer, and cook until golden brown, about two minutes.
- Batter should have consistency of thin pancake batter.
- I stop stirring the cake batter and try to get the phone from my cousin, but she's already handing it to Aunt Malka.
- Mix wheat germ into pancake batter, oatmeal and home-baked goods, or use in soups and stews to impart a nutty flavor and add nutrients.
- In its simplest form this is a flour and water batter, providing food and moisture for the yeast spores which the baker hopes are present.
- The pancake batter is the nice homely type we all know and love.
- Combine the dry and the wet and pour the batter into the cake pans.
- The consistency should be that of a very thick cake batter.
- I sighed and Sara just went on stirring her pancake batter.
- Make the tempura batter by adding ice water, whisking in until it reaches the correct consistency and add sesame seeds and some of the coriander.
- Whisk until all the liquid is mixed into the dry ingredients and the batter is smooth.
- Any food that contains uncooked eggs, such as homemade cookie dough, cake batter or eggnog, can pose a hazard.
- I thought that using pancake batter would be a good substitute for ‘pastry dough,’ but boy oh boy was I wrong.
- Make the Yorkshire pudding batter by placing the flour and all the eggs into a bowl with some salt and pepper.
- Add the flour mixture to the batter in three or four additions, and stir until just combined.
- Here's Lisa spreading the finished batter into the cake pans.
- I smiled a sickly half smile, and then stirred some baking powder into the sponge cake batter.
- Pour the finished batter into the cake tin and bake for approximately 1 hour or until the cake becomes firm and springy to the touch, when lightly pressed in the middle.
- He discovered many other delicacies involving Yorkshire pudding batter when he researched the simple concoction of flour, milk and egg for his first volume.
- The batter is quite a bit thinner than that of pancakes, and the trick is to use its fineness to the finished crepe's advantage.
- When mixed, it should be the consistency of pancake batter.
- The last thing that such oily flesh requires is a coating of batter.
- Pour enough batter to lightly coat the bottom of the pan.
1(cover with batter)rebozarbattered fish — pescado rebozado masculine
1(in baseball)bateador masculinebateadora feminine
- If I tossed a ball in the air when I was in the bullpen, it signaled a fastball for the batter.
- Ross, in his book, explains the most common baseball statistics for evaluating batters.
- The next batter, Adam Shorts, popped a foul ball down the first base line.
- In baseball, a batter can expect to get as many as four or five chances to hit in a single game: he only needs to take one of these for the hitting streak to continue.
- Major league batters strike out more frequently in today's game of power hitting and tape-measure home runs
- The key would be retiring Robinson, the leadoff batter in the inning.
- The batter hit a lazy fly ball which the shortstop easily reached just behind second base.
- He concluded that on-base percentage was a better way to quantify a batter's success than batting average.
- The next three batters went out on ground balls and the Sox won, 11-10.
- Chuck Finley struck out four batters in one inning three times, twice with the Angels and once with the Indians.
- He was a first baseman and a left-handed batter and I admired the way he played.
- He will keep fielders on their toes by getting the batter to hit ground balls.
- The shortstop tags out the batter / runner before he can return safely to the base.
- Going both ways is a good thing with regard to two-way streets, switch-hitting batters and special football players.
- With one out in the ninth and the strikeout total at 25, the next batter hit a high foul ball between first and home plate.
- With a runner on third base and less than two outs, the batter hits a fly ball to the outfield.
- He began impressively, striking out his first batter with a fastball that got up to 98 mph.
- A reader in the January issue asked a question about a runner on third tagging up when a batter hits a fly ball to the outfield.
- No different than a pitcher in baseball, when a batter comes up he's got his notebook about what kind of pitch this guy likes to hit and what kind of pitch he doesn't like to hit.
- Sometimes in baseball a batter decides to take a pitch.
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