In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(dispose of)desechardeshacerse de
- Strain, reserving the milk but discarding the garlic and thyme, and mash, adding the cream and milk until fluffy - you may not need all the milk.
- I agree that some people will always just discard their empties wherever they happen to be, but the provision of more bins must be a step in the right direction.
- That never-ending task of discarding the detritus netted by too many impulse buys had me going through a pile of books today.
- Like monkeys, which abandon their babies that fall from their grip, this particular goose variety discards the eggs that are handled by humans and thereafter does not sit on them.
- The local Council is trying to clamp down on people who discard litter around towns and in the countryside.
- When they stop being useful, we must be prepared to discard them.
- I wish they would discard their cigarettes properly instead of just dropping them on the ground.
- One day, he discovers a hole beneath a piece of seemingly discarded tin roofing at an abandoned farmhouse.
- Earlier this year, the council proposed to hit people who discard gum on the city streets with £50 on-the-spot fines.
- Leave overnight to drip through, then remove the jelly bag, discard the contents and leave to soak in cold water while you finish the jelly.
- Once there, he dumped the tea, and pulled out a bottle, discarding the cap into the trash before returning to the couch.
- If you find damage, cut off, bag, and discard infested leaves.
- The next time you go out shopping, you can discard the plastic carry bag and arm yourself with a jute bag instead.
- Young people discard drink cans, sweep wrappers, carrier bags, on to the streets, and if anyone objects they are subjected to a barrage of foul language.
- To prevent people from discarding garbage on the elevated highway, the taxi company has begun providing a garbage bag in every car.
- If this week's insights aren't useful, discard them.
- Only a minority of people will discard bags full with rubbish in the Lane, but that minority is still numerically big enough to cause environmental havoc.
- Before eating it, she proceeded to break off the outer sides, discarding them on the ground at her feet, notwithstanding the fact there was a litter bin nearby.
- Rather than wait for bills to pile up, open the mail the day it comes, and shred or discard junk mail immediately.
- Whether it was her intent to consume the salad or discard it in the trash was not established.
1.2(belief/idea) desechar(friends) desentenderse de
1.4(take off)(clothing) desembarazarse de
2(in card games)descartarse de
- After discarding eight cards, the starter leads to the first trick.
- If you drew just the top card of the discard pile you must discard a different card.
- A player who cannot follow suit is free to trump the trick or discard an unwanted card.
- The dealer creates a Discard pile by discarding the top card of the deck face up.
- The same penalty is payable by the declarer if the wrong number of cards were discarded.
1(in card games)descartarse
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