In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(meal)buffet masculinecold buffet — buffet frío
- before noun buffet lunch — almuerzo bufé
- buffet meal — comida bufé
- buffet supper — cena bufé
- This buffet meal of cold and hot hors d' oeuvres often includes various forms of herring, meats, cheeses, and vegetables.
- Following the concert, guests moved into the dining room for a bountiful buffet of superb Norwegian specialties.
- The evening buffet features the particular dishes from the selected province, plus fare from other areas.
- This country style sideboard gives you just the space you need space to store extra dishes, plates and platters, plus room to layout a sumptuous buffet.
- Adding to the authenticity of the occasion will be a buffet dinner to serve as the wedding reception.
- That is always assuming that they can fit it all in after having been served up a full buffet breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and home-made cakes and canapés.
- A buffet supper will be served and full bar facilities will be available.
- At the end of your round a buffet lunch will be served in the club's temporary clubhouse.
- Guests were treated to a magnificent buffet lunch, most lavishly set up in a huge white air-conditioned tent.
- If you bring your children, let them participate in an egg hunt in the hotel garden while you enjoy your buffet.
- All students, parents and guests enjoyed a buffet in the School Library to finish off the evening's celebrations.
- Guests were treated to a buffet style lunch to sample some of the cuisine with efficient and friendly service to match.
- Tickets cost 20 Euro and the buffet will be served at 9.30 sharp.
- After the show, guests enjoyed the buffet of Egyptian food which always tastes as good as it looks.
- Local residents enjoyed a champagne reception on arrival, a lavish buffet of hot and cold dishes all served with live piano music.
- The best meal of the day was, without doubt, breakfast, which is served as a buffet, but is essentially a feast of 20 or so heaving tables offering more dishes than anyone could sample in a week.
- The Prime Minister and his wife were also taken on conducted tour of the hall, and a buffet lunch was served for the guests.
- We didn't have the typical wedding with bridesmaids, 200 guests and a mile-long buffet with an ice sculpture.
- It was artistic and effective, and the more than 900 guests enjoyed the bountiful buffets of superb food set up everywhere.
- The restaurant had many Afghan, Indian and local dishes in their buffet range.
2.1British (counter)masculine barbefore noun buffet car — coche restaurante masculine
- It tasted as if it had sat on a railway-station buffet for weeks.
- There's no dining car, which adds a bit of adventure - you have to judge your stops and make dashes for the station buffet.
- He's an average man - not too bright, not over-ambitious - but is delighted to have a beautiful wife, May, who runs the station buffet.
- The railway has six superbly restored gas-lit stations, a fleet of steam locomotives and historic carriages, a Museum of Rail Travel at Ingrow, buffets at Keighley and Oxenhope - and even a CAMRA real ale bar on many trains.
- The buffet on the station was icy cold, with a failed heating system.
2.2British (cafeteria)masculine bar
- She took her clean house-dress from a pile of three that she had carefully hidden in the buffet drawer under the kitchen towels.
- For rustic country decor in the kitchen, use open shelves, hutches, buffets, plate racks and cupboards for storage.
- But this blow was but a buffet with the hand, compared with the thunderbolt that fate was preparing to launch against my bosom.
- Edgar struck him a buffet on the face which sent him reeling backwards.
- Soothly, as he followed after me, I had a mind to turn about and deal him a buffet on the face, to see if I could but draw one angry word from him.
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