In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(build/person) fornido(person/build) macizo
- A short, chunky man in a gray suit walked over to the bar.
- If he had not been such a chunky lad he would have lost his kidney, or ruptured it at the very least.
- I think he was really chunky as a kid and still has issues about it.
- The guardsman - a shorter, chunky fellow - rose with ill grace and stumped over to the water pump.
- John, the chunky bloke, was nice about my shirt too.
- I am chunky but not fat, and most of the girls are much prettier than me.
- Now, I don't mind a chunky woman, but it's an issue of proportion.
- ‘They're here to see Asher Downing,’ the officer said to the chunky nurse behind the desk.
- There'll be no shifting him now, and he's quite a chunky lad anyway.
- With deft fingers, she carefully sculpted the whitish-gray mass into a semblance of a man, a fat, chunky man with sagging limbs, but a man nonetheless.
- I have a thing for chunky guys, too.
- In the wooded area outside are a multi-coloured children's playground, a blooming greenhouse, rose beds and a sculpture of two chunky figures hugging.
- Lilo is also an unconventional Disney heroine - instead of being lanky and pretty, she's chunky and cute.
- He is chunky, fair-skinned, animated and given to wry humor.
- He was more chunky than chubby, and wore a denim jacket with denim pants.
- Alex had naturally blond hair that was almost white, a perfect tan, a short and round frame that made her look chunky in certain outfits, and green eyes.
- At 15, I was chunky, not very attractive and none of my crushes was ever requited.
- A tall, pretty, chunky woman in her mid-twenties with slightly disheveled hair breezes into the room.
- She saw a short, chunky girl standing at the edge of Andy's yard.
- He was a short, square, chunky man, with a round face, not handsome, but compact with energy.
2(marmalade) con trozos grandes de cáscara
- Big, hearty, chunky soup with carrots, any other vegetables that are to hand, beans and spicy sausage fits the bill.
- The salsa is different every single time, from scrambled tomato soup to super-spicy chunky tomato marmalade.
- The relish will be thick, creamy, chunky and shocking pink!
- I love chunky seafood soup, which was also on offer for €5.50, but in the end, I chose Nimmo's warm salad with port dressing for €9.80.
- We're boosting our profile with a soup so chunky you won't know whether to eat it with a spoon or a fork’.
- Go for sweet-tasting neck fillets and simply sauté them in olive oil with onions, garlic and some chunky carrots.
- I'm now eagerly waiting for the next batch to ripen, so I can start making my own sun-dried tomatoes and chunky tomato sauce.
- If you prefer a chunky soup, simply add cream cheese and sour cream to pot once asparagus is tender.
- Lunch will be a tin of chunky fruit salad.
- The wait for ribs and sliced pork yielded plates of succulent meat accompanied by chunky homemade potato salad and fried okra.
- The sauce is chunky and has a sweetness from the lightly blackened tomato skins.
- Mushroom-Smothered Chicken: the chunky sauce is over the top in more ways than one.
- It's cold and tangy, a delicious vegetarian stew of eggplant, chickpeas, and onion in a chunky tomato sauce.
- ‘When he's ready,’ we replied, ladling a chunky soup of potato and salmon into our bowls.
- Transfer the solids into the food processor (or only part if you enjoy chunky soup like I do), and whizz into a purée.
- This salsa is very chunky and crammed full of tomatoes.
- The main course has delights such as chicken puttanesca - chicken dices cooked with bacon, olive, tomato, and bell pepper in a chunky tomato sauce, served with steamed rice.
- Add vegetables and rice or beans and you have a chunky soup that becomes a meal in a pot.
- If you're used to thick, chunky chips with salt and vinegar, having mayonnaise on them instead may sound ever so slightly disgusting.
- It was too warm for the leek and potato soup with warm chunky bread.
- For 12 bucks, you can get a steak served with a fried egg on top and thick, chunky fries on the side, or an equally good shrimp and veggie brochette for $13.
- Beat the vanilla seeds into the egg and mix into the dry goods, followed by the butter, working with a wooden spoon until a chunky dough forms.
- It requires only a large pan, a variety of vegetables, good stock and perhaps a hand-held blender, if you prefer smooth and creamy to thick and chunky.
- Those cute little ears of pasta work particularly well with a chunky sauce, as they allow little pools to gather in the hollow of their delicate shape.
3(sweater/knitwear) grueso(sweater/knitwear) gordo informal
- A shirt with French cuffs, or a fabulous chunky bracelet worn with a clean-lined cardigan will draw your eye away.
- Anna and Dani were both in red heels and really short black skirts; the skirt was a little too short for Dani and showed her chunky thighs.
- Whitesnake are pumping out of the speakers, and two men dressed in faded jeans and chunky leather belts stand either side of a table eyeing each other up.
- I would like a plain, chunky, black plastic bracelet to wear this autumn.
- Originally a deluxe sneaker for mad joggers, this model was made with a chunky thick heel for cushioning and was originally known as the Aztec.
- Nevertheless, wingtips remain an option as long as they aren't too chunky or thick soled.
- The girl wore baggy gray fabric pants with a chunky black studded belt, then a tight black shirt with neon pink stripes.
- She wore tight black jeans ripped at the knees, a tight black shirt, and chunky black combat boots.
- The men wore shiny suits and chunky pinky rings and reeked of pomade and cologne.
- Get the urban-preppy look by wearing pink with work boots, loose jeans or a chunky belt.
- The bracelet was chunky, a silver concoction of thick ropes linked together.
- Go for the thick black stockings and chunky, sky-high shoes.
- The sole need not be chunky with thick treads; a classier, trendier solution is a thin, wedge heel.
- The most adorable pair of black capris, a red-flowered sheer shirt (over a white spaghetti strapped shirt of course) chunky black flip flops.
- Made with extra thick glass, this chunky wine goblet is a durable and versatile choice for casual entertaining.
- Forget the gold charm bracelet and chunky gold necklaces, big does not have to be brash!
- As he approaches, the jewellery catches the light - a gold earring, a gold chain, a chunky silver watch, chunkier silver bracelet (bearing his initials) and a silver ring.
- Her mother was wearing a wine red strapless straight gown and a chunky diamond necklace that adorned her neck.
- I wear lots of chunky gold jewellery - rings on most fingers, heavy bracelets, and thick chains.
- She wore chunky glasses and a skirt that looked like her mother had worn it in the fifties.
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