In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I sniffed at the mix of soap and sharp bitter smells.
- American oak has too obvious a flavour and can impart bitter tastes, to cognac anyway, while Slovenian or ‘Trieste oak’ can be too hard.
- Linera nodded and sipped from her mug, a sweet and bitter taste greeted her lips.
- Saffron has a spicy, pungent, bitter taste and a tenacious odour, so only a very small amount is needed to give flavour and colour.
- Gone are the bitter taste and pungent odor of many of the herbs.
- It has a sweet taste without a bitter aftertaste and contributes a relatively small number of calories when it is eaten.
- Chamomile flower (Matricaria spp.) has a pleasantly bitter and sweet taste.
- I walked over to the cupboard, pulling down a mug, then filled it with the sweet bitter taste of homemade coffee.
- So is the case when bitter and sweet flavors merge.
- I let it sit there for a second or two and then ask myself if the wine tastes sweet, bitter, salty, etc.
- It's best to eat less of the astringent, bitter, and pungent tastes in winter, although all six tastes should be included in your diet.
- I can taste the sharp, bitter tang as I lick my lips.
- In Ayurveda, foods are classified into six tastes - sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent and astringent.
- It tasted sweet and bitter on his tongue at the same time and made him shiver slightly, unable to decide if he enjoyed the taste or not.
- Its bitter yet somewhat sweet flavour just thrills my insides.
- They all exhibit sour, salty, sweet, and bitter tastes or can be any combination of the four.
- It has a black colour and a full-bodied flavour with a slightly bitter, malty taste.
- We tried to place how a traditionally sweet dessert could also have an underlying bitter taste.
- The bright green fruits are said to have a sour, sweet, bitter, and astringent taste, with a cooling energy.
- Korean food relies on the harmony of five flavours: hot, bitter, sweet, salty and sour.
1.2(very cold)(weather) glacial(weather) muy frío(frost/wind) cortante(wind/frost) penetrante(frost/wind) glacialas adverb it's bitter — hace un frío glacial
- as adverb it's bitter cold — hace un frío glacial
- It was early winter of '82, snow had blanketed the ground and the weather had turned bitter cold, here in the Northeast.
- He carried me outside and the cold, bitter wind stung at me.
- A bitter, cold wind made things unpleasant for the capacity crowd of 75,000, many of whom were at the ground at noon.
- They stood there in the bitter wind; not one complained of the discomfort or cold.
- There had been two things that stunned him first: the bitter cold and the intense light coming from the sky.
- If we can afford it, we escape the cold and bitter winds of northern Alberta to the soul-restoring warmth and relaxation of the tropics.
- The team used six batteries, fought off 50 mph winds and battled bitter cold to reach the 6,288-foot mountain summit.
- A bitter cold wind cut right through his leather jacket and flannel lined jeans, but he didn't notice it at all.
- Cold nights, bitter rain, the fear of predators, nothing would make me take that final step inside.
- The wind seemed to blow bitter cold through him as much as around him, and Taberah sometimes shivered even when he was inside and wearing a sweater.
- The cold bitter wind howled around them, biting through their blankets and clothes, chilling them to the bone.
- Extreme storms began in June and hit Peru's high country with bitter cold, high winds, heavy snow and torrential rain at lower altitudes.
- The capital is again bearing the brunt of the bitter weather with freezing winds, rain and hail showers.
- The cold and bitter wind raged over the prison island, the morning sky black with swarms of mist and fog.
- The day is cold, the wind is bitter and the air is dry.
- The record snow fall left behind bitter cold weather all across the region.
- The cold and bitter wind came straight at the face and chilled them to their bones.
- Angry, bitter wind drove frozen rain hard into the window, rattling the panes.
- Britain was braced for more snow and bitter winds today as the cold weather kept its icy grip on the country.
- A bitter gust of wind swept over the two figures sitting on the shadowed sandstone steps in front of the town hall.
2.1(painful, hard)(disappointment/remorse) amargo(blow) duro(truth) crudohe shed bitter tears — lloró lágrimas amargas
- they fought on to the bitter end — lucharon valientemente hasta el final
- I had to stay till the bitter end — tuve que aguantarme allí hasta el final
- Weeks of ‘treatment’, bitter loneliness, and longing left me emotionally dead.
- It was a bitter blow to the League's current pacemakers who had been hoping to stamp their name on the soccer scene this season.
- Overall there was a mood of resentment and disgust - the product of bitter experiences with successive Labor and Liberal governments over the last two decades.
- While defeat to the bottom team is a bitter blow, and a cruel disappointment at the end of a four game winning sequence, it is not a cue for despair.
- It was a bitter blow, because we're ranked second in Europe and I'm sure we would have done well.
- The loss of 550 jobs in the down-at-heel Kent seaside town, reducing Hornby to a suite of administrative offices and an echoingly empty factory shed, was a bitter blow.
- It's a bitter blow for everyone here on the Islands.
- The news will have come as a bitter blow to council chiefs who were hoping to improve upon their ‘weak’ assessment after the first preliminary report emerged this summer.
- If so, that is far beyond my expectations, and no doubt a bitter blow to Democrats who harbored fantasies of retaking the chamber.
- The criticism of culinary standards in Scotland is contained in two of Germany's biggest-selling travel guides and is a bitter blow to tourism chiefs.
- The news that the American owners of Federal-Mogul have apparently withdrawn their offer to fund a pensions settlement will come as a bitter blow to thousands of people.
- He described it as a bitter blow to have to leave.
- We sense a period of bitter helpdesk experience somewhere in that CV.
- The move marks a bitter blow for the shopping centre's owners who will see the call centre and the former Garons banqueting suite unoccupied as well as the old C & A store.
- It was a bitter blow at the psychological moment as it sent Waterford in at the break trailing 2-7 to 0-6.
- Last week BP announced more than 200 job losses at the Sullom Voe oil terminal, a bitter blow to a community accustomed to the wealth that comes with oil.
- But campaigners were dealt a bitter blow when county highways officials confirmed that Government funding would not be available for the bypass.
- Now to lose a second successive decider was a bitter blow.
- Do we sigh that such tenets have been disproved many times over, both by the arguments of more profound thinkers in the field and by the sour fruits of a bitter experience?
- Thorn's lyrics combine a gritty realism with a bitter sense of irony-yet remain deeply optimistic.
2.2(reproach) amargo(person) resentido(person) amargadohe's a bitter man — es un (hombre) resentido / amargado
- I felt bitter that no one had offered me help — me amargó que nadie se hubiera ofrecido a ayudarme
- He said some of the families would feel ‘very bitter and very hurt’.
- But I tell you this, when she recovers her senses, all Bacchus will give her is bitter tears for her reward.
- People go away bitter with a great sense of loss and families are destroyed.
- Her expression contorting into one of bitter anger and resentment, his of confusion and annoyance.
- That must always leave us with a sense of bitter regret and abiding sorrow.
- Here bitter frustration and hurt inspire, not great verse, but direct speech.
- It would be easy to have negative feelings at this moment in time but I think you only hurt yourself and become bitter and resentful.
- The international community failed Rwanda and that must leave us always with a sense of bitter regret.
- Scott's words on finding that he had been beaten reveal his bitter mortification and sense of failure.
- So, with a bitter sense of disappointment that still lingers to this day, I skipped it.
- What I can blame lifestyle television for, however, is the bitter sense of disillusionment that attended the process.
- Mix in a third person and there are going to be hurt feelings and bitter resentment over not getting the pork fried rice.
- Angus demanded, and I sensed a bitter tone in his voice, something I'd heard from him before but something that had never been directed at me.
- Her bitter sense of humour and prudishness masks her loneliness, anger and sense of displacement.
- And there is anger as well as joy, bitter resentment as well as compassion, above all a sense of nagging grief.
- Remarkably he displays no self-pity and is not overtly bitter over his treatment, although he admits that the drive to prove his innocence ‘has taken over my life’.
- For the rest of us, though, the sense of disappointment is bitter.
- It was only two telephone conversations but on both occasions he made bitter references to the treatment he received from other record labels.
- It was anger set to music and given a bitter sense of humour in sketches.
- He is bitter about his treatment by the media in general.
2.3(implacable)(hatred/enemies) implacable(enemies/hatred) a muerte(struggle) enconado
- The euro row for the mainstream media and politicians is a bitter feud between rival multimillionaires and the groupings that back them.
- These are the first signs of a bitter conflict ahead.
- One of the sad stories told by those who were engaged in that bitter conflict concerned the blowing up of a troop train in northern Spain.
- From the very outset there was bitter conflict as to who exactly should be the beneficiaries of liberty, equality and fraternity.
- Typically, the opposing hardliners only strike a deal after a long and bitter conflict in which the terrible costs of continuing strife have been made unmistakably clear.
- The invasion of South Korea by its communist neighbour in 1950 stunned the world and sparked three years of bitter conflict, which claimed more than two million lives.
- The predicted bitter disputes - legal, constitutional and inter-party - have not materialised.
- All thoughts of the recent bitter conflict that brought its thriving tourist industry to a complete halt have been diplomatically, but purposefully, sidelined.
- The issue was the subject of bitter disputes within legal circles in Britain and internationally.
- Such terms are the only things I note down in business meetings, for later use in bitter arguments to feign superior intelligence.
- The four men were members of a northside gang involved in a bitter feud between rival families.
- Unsurprisingly, her first full international against bitter rivals England in 1973 is one she will always remember.
- In the course of that bitter conflict, Lincoln had been reviled and attacked without mercy.
- Those veterans had served in several conflicts including the bitter in-fighting of Algeria and the desert war in the Sahara.
- In our society these two groups happen to be engaged in a bitter conflict about everything from SUV's to Presidents.
- The 61-year-old farmer committed suicide last September following a bitter five-year legal dispute over his farm.
- When the train rattled into the next station, an inspector ran into the carriage and tried to settle the bitter argument.
- The most contentious, emotional and bitter arguments between the two parties often touch upon race.
- For decades, bitter arguments about devolution have bubbled away under the surface of a party fiercely proud of its unionist credentials.
- Battles are fought over it, bitter arguments erupt, jealousies flare.
tipo de cerveza ligeramente amarga que se produce en el Reino Unido
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