In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Cookingchampán masculinechampaña femininebefore noun a champagne breakfast — un desayuno con champán / champaña
- champagne cocktail/glass — copa de champán / champaña
- I grabbed a flute of champagne from a passing waiter and downed it.
- They drank French champagne out of crystal flutes and toasted to a long and prosperous future.
- I was particularly taken with Honeymoon, a champagne cocktail with, um, honey in it.
- Will the stars have to go without hair dryers and champagne on ice?
- I slowly poured the champagne into the flute glasses and enjoyed watching the carbonation.
- The champagne was finally uncorked in August 1981 when a management buy-out saved all the jobs.
- But the great outdoors here mean more than quaffing champagne in the spa pool.
- I hear of pink champagne flowing, 700 guests.
- We were out in the garden at midnight sipping champagne and watching the fireworks!
- The prize includes a champagne reception, four-course meal with wine and an after-dinner cocktail.
- Some teams that are in cap trouble will be breaking open champagne bottles if their players are selected.
- After we sat down, the waiter brought us two bottles of cheap champagne.
- Daniel offered me a drink of complimentary champagne, but I shook my head vehemently.
- He shares his cheese platter with me and orders expensive champagne.
- Virtually all vintage champagne is a blend, so the variations are endless.
- Vintage champagne is a wine made from grapes grown in a single year.
- But don't pop open the champagne bottles just yet.
- Ella replied smoothly, taking a glass of what seemed to be champagne from a passing waiter.
- And they served the pink champagne, and Dali talked all the time.
- After our 112-106 win, the champagne flowed in the locker room.
2(color)color champán masculinecolor champaña masculinecolor champáncolor champaña
- As well as the champagne colour, you can also get this in white, with prices from free and up
- I think i'm buying a champagne coloured wedding dress but not sure what colour of bridesmaid dress to go for.
- Her pale, champagne blonde hair was loose to her elbows in a silky sheet of soft tresses.
- The paint is now peeling and showing spots of black under the Champagne, so I'm trying to decide on colors also.
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