Translation of coarsely in Spanish:


en trozos grandes, adv.

Pronunciation /ˈkɔːsli//ˈkɔrsli/


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    (chop) en trozos grandes
    (weave) toscamente
    • Shake over a generous amount of good, though not expensive, olive oil and season with salt, coarsely ground black pepper and the leaves from the thyme sprigs.
    • Drain the water from the spinach and chop coarsely.
    • Make the dressing by grating the cucumber coarsely and leaving it in a colander, lightly sprinkled with salt, for half an hour.
    • On a board slice the orange peel into chips, or cut coarsely for chunky marmalade.
    • Peel the potatoes, coarsely grate them into a bowl and squeeze out as much moisture as possible.
    • He measures flour and spices, and coarsely chops the pecans, almonds, and walnuts.
    • Crush the peppercorns coarsely in a pestle and mortar or a coffee-grinder.
    • Now add the coarsely chopped tomato and stir again for a minute or two.
    • Peel, core and coarsely grate the apple (you need about 250g / 8oz grated apple) and mix it into the crumb mixture.
    • The sausage is typically filled with coarsely chopped pork and black pepper, and sometimes other ingredients such as herbs and other spices.
    • Roast the remaining carcass, chopped up fairly small, with two coarsely chopped onions (leave the skins on for the colour) and lots of black pepper.
    • Place the olives on a board and chop them very coarsely.
    • Peel and coarsely chop the onion garlic and ginger.
    • A good half-hour before kick-off, place the salt in a mortar and crush it quite coarsely, then add the garlic.
    • Place the coffee beans and sugar lumps into a coffee grinder, blitz until coarsely ground.
    • Blend together the coarsely crushed biscuit crumbs and melted butter in a food blender.
    • Season the lamb with the lemon juice and oregano, and coarsely ground black pepper.
    • Add the coarsely chopped pork and veal and a little salt and pepper and fry gently until it too becomes brown.
    • When I worked in Paris years ago, one of my favourite dishes to eat was steak au poivre - steak coated in coarsely ground pepper before it's cooked.
    • This latter dish is a regular burger recipe made from coarsely ground steak but mixed with lots of tomato purée and mustard for a looser consistency.
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    (behave/speak) de manera ordinaria
    (behave/speak) con ordinariez
    • She pointed at some coarsely sprayed graffiti across a series of sketches of country scenes.
    • More important, ‘Death of a Salesman’ has a coarsely compulsive power that somehow manages to mask its aesthetic deficiencies, or at least render them momentarily palatable.
    • The aggressive and coarsely humorous moments are mostly unconvincing.
    • He drinks in his mess, is coarsely sarcastic at home, neglects his worn-down wife, and evidently rules his wayward children harshly.
    • A costume consisting of a thick raffia collar and skirt, a coarsely woven jacket, and two braided fiber strands ending in raffia pompoms completes the ensemble.
    • As the massive glaciers retreated thousands of years ago, they left behind coarsely rounded rocks of every color and description.
    • Stripping away the levity of certain scenes and shocking the audience with coarsely untheatrical moments may bring out subtle new nuances in unexpected areas, but it gives no impression of a full reading.
    • Many of the weblogs that have come to my attention display a disdain for civil discourse and, to the extent they say anything at all, say it rather coarsely.
    • I do believe there is something to be said at times for speaking bluntly and coarsely.
    • He lifted his left foot from the water and finally swore loudly and coarsely.
    • The food is poorly made, imprecise and coarsely seasoned: less good than you'd expect from the chill counter of a supermarket.
    • His baritone is a more consistent and beautiful instrument, but he often sang coarsely.
    • All in all, the story did not live up to all the wonderful reviews written about it and presented itself as a let-down when the tale was carelessly and coarsely ended.
    • However, in parts of the architectural and landscape background the diluted grey carbon-ink wash was then applied more coarsely with a much thicker brush, and in broader strokes, to provide a fairly even grey mid-tone.
    • References to the departed mom, who we are told abandoned her family 10 years ago, are coarsely comic.
    • Add your favourite fragrant herb or potpourri to little sachets, made from cotton or other coarsely woven material, and place them in the drawers.