In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cake/cheese/soil) desmenuzarse(wall) desmoronarse(alliance/democracy/resolve) desmoronarse(resolve/alliance/democracy) derrumbarsemany of our schools are crumbling — muchas de nuestras escuelas se están viniendo abajo
- Government figures have revealed there is a massive backlog of repairs to crumbling health service buildings across the country.
- The salad is usually half mixed greens and half spinach with onions, mushrooms, tomatoes and maybe some crumbled blue cheese.
- A national appeal has been launched after an architect's report revealed that over £4 million is needed to restore crumbling stonework.
- Behind him stones fell and crumbled into the heap.
- I should be looking forward to the prospect of the future, yet I continue to be scared and cling on to a past that crumbled apart a long time ago.
- By the time I had recovered, at the end of the 1980s, I think my link with music had begun to crumble once and for all.
- He dug his small hands into the rock and dirt, watching bits crumble off and fall into the void of absolute nothingness below him.
- Near the exit, the ceiling started crumbling and falling on top of the room, much to their horror.
- Before long the monument was lying fenced off and forgotten in overgrown woodland, slowly crumbling away.
- Indeed, the town's official website, while extolling all manner of museums and crumbling cultural artifacts, doesn't mention the nightlife at all.
- The 1940s workmen used cement mixed with granite fragments to replace crumbling medieval mortar, but that mixture has quickly eroded.
- In that room you breathed books, that musty paper odor of yellowing pages and crumbling bindings.
- Once state-of-the-art post-war buildings were crumbling away, with leaky roofs and rotting window frames.
- ‘These grants will ensure problems such as leaky roofs and crumbling masonry are nipped in the bud,’ he added.
- Instantly she rushed up the steps, the only parts that hadn't crumbled and fallen.
- As the three of them walked, they saw old statues and buildings, broken, dusty and crumbling.
- As central authority began to crumble, they rose in revolt across France and wrested self-government for their communities.
- What had once seemed an unbreakable resolve - the hallmark of strong leadership - has begun to crumble at the edges.
- As history dictates, every empire crumbles and falls eventually.
- To be sure it's all right to dig, take a handful of garden soil and squeeze it in your hand; if it clumps up, it's too wet to work; if it crumbles and falls away, go ahead.
- There were different markings on the pillars, now crumbling or already broken.
- The residents say the condition of the barracks is deteriorating with the wall crumbling away and the railing falling down.
- But as the perfect family picture begins to crumble, each character's terrible secret is revealed.
- The envelope fragment was black and crumbling into ashes that fell within the creases of the notebook.
- The peaceful responsibility free life I had led until then slowly began to crumble around me, and I was too ignorant and in my own little world to notice it.
- The relative ease with which the Stalinist edifice began to crumble after 1989 caught most observers off-guard.
- Many were crumbling and falling in on themselves because of the massive artillery barrage that had taken place.
- The tourists are still coming in their droves, to gawk at the city's crumbling, period elegance.
- That the mission is crumbling away is no surprise to anyone who has watched events unfold.
- When the sugar industry started to crumble, Denmark began looking for buyers.
- Making the mistake of taking a breath, my resolve crumbled and tears began to stream silently down my face.
- The stern of the boat crackled and crumbled, finally breaking off and falling with an enormous splash into the ocean.
- There are great fears he will strike out with terrible weapons as his regime crumbles and then falls.
- Yet it is widely known that much of the public-sector spending has resulted in substandard infrastructure that has crumbled within a short period of time.
- His cool character gradually starts to crumble, however, as his precious writing quills are taken away.
- He cast his gaze over the building, watching the brick as it crumbled and dust fell from the once elegant upper landing.
1(earth/cheese) desmenuzar(bread) desmigajar
- Sprinkle the demerara sugar and rosemary over the top then crumble the remaining mixture over to more or less cover.
- With one last pant, Nyerel ground with her plough into the rock-solid ground, crumbling the earth.
- Using your fingers and thumbs, crumble the remaining mixture all over the top, covering as evenly as possible.
- Or just crumble blue cheese, bacon or mushroom over the top.
1postre de fruta cubierto de una mezcla de harina, mantequilla y azúcar
- You can't compromise with crumble, though, and I was only willing to order it if it came with custard, which it didn't.
- They learned how to set up ingredients and equipment for baking and how to make brown bread, scones, fruit crumble and fairy cakes.
- For pudding I'll serve rhubarb crumble - which I make with fresh ginger - and double cream, washed down with white wine.
- Was there much demand for the coriander and carrot soup, fruit crumble or rice pudding with peaches?
- Closer to home, I use up any under-ripe fruit in a cinnamon crumble as a treat for the children.
- Ice cream for the children, shared apple and blackberry crumble for my wife and me, while my parents shared a sherry and raspberry trifle.
- My speciality is a banana and pear crumble, with lots and lots of butter.
- One of our choices was an apple crumble, which brilliantly combined sweet and tart tastes, together with vanilla parfait and toffee sauce.
- Winter and early spring are perfect for rhubarb crumble and custard, the sweet pink juices seeping through a golden buttery crust.
- We filled the tub with ripe fruit, and tonight it will join our windfalls in an apple and blackberry crumble.
- Actually, this whole nonsense reminded me of the day The Girl and I brought home a frozen apple crumble thing the other week.
- My dessert of rhubarb and orange crumble with vanilla custard was perfect comfort food.
- I do love blackberry, apple and blackcurrant crumble, but not five nights in a row…
- With blackcurrants and blackberries in a crumble laced with custard served out of my big Cornish Blue jug.
- We managed to resist desserts such as homemade apple, mango and berry crumble but succumbed to the temptation of Irish Coffee which, I might add, made me sleepy.
- I'd chosen the apple-and-bramble crumble, which the menu said came with a fresh cinnamon crème anglaise.
- There was also an apple crumble and custard for dessert.
- The dessert - apricot and mango crumble - was also made with special gluten-free flour.
- For dessert we shared a crème brulée and a rhubarb and ginger crumble with ice cream.
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