In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cuchillo de mantequilla masculinecuchillo de manteca masculine River Plate
- Since you weren't allowed to touch pills with your fingers, you used an implement much like a butter knife.
- At that time gently dig into the soil around the cutting with a kitchen butter knife and lift out the new plant.
- But the conversation was about as sharp as a butter knife.
- The meat just fell off the ribs, and I certainly did not need the supplied steak knife, I could have used the butter knife, it was so tender.
- Once sexy and exhilarating, it now has the cutting edge of a butter knife.
- Zero tolerance has given us the expulsion of students for using a knife in a science experiment, for leaving a butter knife in a car on school grounds, for carrying a folded nail file in a backpack.
- Gently scrape the label off the clothing with a paring knife, a butter knife or another straight edge, such as a credit card or a ruler.
- She perused a butter knife before placing it next to a plate on the table.
- And if I buy it, the first thing I'll do is go out and chop that damn tree down, with a blunt butter knife, if I have to.
- The butter knife slipped from her hand to the table with a piercing clatter.
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