In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pato masculinefeminine pataa dead duck — un asunto acabado
- to play ducks and drakes — hacer patitos
- to play ducks and drakes with sth — tirar algo por la ventana
- to take to sth like a duck to water
- he took to skiing like a duck to water — empezó a esquiar como si lo hubiera hecho toda la vida
- The other day while walking along the footpath opposite the park I noticed seven or eight drakes surrounding a female duck and her ten ducklings.
- The female shows the same silhouette but is a brown duck whose crest is often obscured.
- The roast duck was good, and so was the grilled lobster, despite a weirdly glowing sidecar of basil mashed potatoes.
- The duck and chicken I sampled were both flavored with balsamic vinegar, and both were overdone.
- From a nutritional perspective, the duck, cucumber, spring onion and pancakes make a reasonably well-balanced meal.
- His duck's sweetness is amplified by roasted rhubarb; snapper's nuttiness is made prominent by a ginger-soy nage.
- The bread is perfectly toasted, the duck is perfectly tender, and those waffle chips are scrumptious.
- The duck bakes for precisely seven minutes and rests for precisely seven minutes.
- I have the Thai mussels as a starter and they're fabulous - the crispy duck, and deep fried rolls with chilli jam are tasty too.
- In a heavy, flameproof casserole, cook the sausages and duck in the olive oil until their fat runs and the sausages and duck are golden on all sides.
- Stir in the date syrup with the lemon juice, and cook for another 15-20 minutes, until the duck is tender.
- The mail-order range has now been extended to include beef, duck, lamb, chicken, pheasant and goose.
- His garlic duck sausage with black mustard is the hot dog of your dreams.
- Like most of the sauces here, the duck's citrus glaze is notably reserved.
- Thickly slice the duck and serve it on the parsnip purée, scattered with a little extra thyme.
- Season the cavity of the duck with salt and pepper and truss with kitchen string.
- Add duck meat and season with salt and white pepper to taste.
- A small tear trickled down Lisa's face as I savored my duck.
- From there it is into the duck, chicken, pork, beef, vegetables and bean curd, rice and noodles.
- I'm not trying to suggest that Susie's roast venison or my duck with caramelised apple could be described as a horror show, but neither were they worthy of the setting.
- Cook the duck until tender, then add the potatoes and onion.
- Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan, then sear the duck skin-side down over gentle heat for five to ten minutes or until the skin is crisp, draining off the fat as it renders.
1agacharseesconderseI ducked behind a pillar — me escondí rápidamente detrás de una columna
- She ducked into the shop and pulled the scarf from her head.
- He quickly ducked into the building and ran for the nearest lift.
- I ducked into the first washroom I came across, locked myself in the first stall and clenched my eyes shut, silent sobs making my chest heave.
- Soaked, I ducked into Rubenstein's Furniture Store to get out of the rain.
- I declined politely and then ducked into the nearest shop just to escape him.
- Abbey ducked into the bathroom, and I continued on to our classroom.
- Martin followed Rocky out of the classroom, and they ducked into a corner to avoid the mass of students.
- Droplets of rain had already fallen, and he quickly ducked into his car to avoid being drenched by the rain.
- She quickly ducked into a corner as the stone fell loudly down the stair case.
- I ducked into the next room, quickly moving behind the curtain.
- As they turned around, Cary ducked into a cave to avoid being seen.
- Thinking quickly, I grabbed Jared by the arm and ducked into the nearest classroom.
- Clark did his best not to shuffle his feet or duck his head.
- We ducked into one of the food outlets at the top of the mountain and had a drink, waiting for the rain to subside.
- She quickly ducked into an open classroom, trying to get a peek at the kid as he left the school.
- Gusts of wind battered him; he ducked into the office and laid the key on the counter.
- Quickly, Nat ducked into his closet, hoping his father might just leave the house soon.
- Lance ducked into the garage holding a small radio in his hand.
- Avoiding the rain he ducked into a nearby building and fled downstairs to take a covered shortcut to his work area.
- When one followed me near my own block, I ducked into a bodega for a bottle of water.
1(lower)(head) agachar(head) bajar
3(dodge)(question) eludir(question) esquivar(responsibility) evadir(responsibility) eludir
1(as term of address)tesoro informalmajo masculine Spain informalmaja feminine Spain informal
- Sailcloth is a very strong, heavy canvas or duck made in plain weave.
- I am interested in dyeing 35 yards of cotton duck for slipcovers for a sofa.
- Cut the diaper cover pieces from the yellow cotton duck or broadcloth according to the pattern guidesheet.
- If stripes aren't your style, experiment with other casual fabrics, such as cotton duck, denim, and corduroy.
- Then, in 1941, the mill again served by producing cotton duck for tents to shelter our soldiers in World War II.
- Some of them are made of cotton duck.
2ducks plClothingpantalones de drilpantalones de lona
1(in cricket)cero masculineto be out for a duck — ser eliminado sin marcar ningún tanto
- I remember that Gundappa Viswanath scored a duck and a century on his Test debut - has anyone else done this?
- But he also made seven ducks in 30 innings, and a couple of chaps called Greenidge and Haynes made getting back into the side virtually impossible.
- They never talk about when I got Len Hutton out for a duck, at Lord's in 1954!
- Stillington made major inroads into Harrogate's batting as they dismissed three home batsmen for ducks.
- Laker's tally of eight ducks inflicted in that famous match against Australia at Old Trafford in 1956 is the record for a single Test.
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