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 pata
- The female shows the same silhouette but is a brown duck whose crest is often obscured.
- 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.
- Stir in the date syrup with the lemon juice, and cook for another 15-20 minutes, until the duck is tender.
- Like most of the sauces here, the duck's citrus glaze is notably reserved.
- 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.
- The roast duck was good, and so was the grilled lobster, despite a weirdly glowing sidecar of basil mashed potatoes.
- 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.
- The mail-order range has now been extended to include beef, duck, lamb, chicken, pheasant and goose.
- Add duck meat and season with salt and white pepper to taste.
- His garlic duck sausage with black mustard is the hot dog of your dreams.
- The duck bakes for precisely seven minutes and rests for precisely seven minutes.
- From there it is into the duck, chicken, pork, beef, vegetables and bean curd, rice and noodles.
- His duck's sweetness is amplified by roasted rhubarb; snapper's nuttiness is made prominent by a ginger-soy nage.
- Cook the duck until tender, then add the potatoes and onion.
- From a nutritional perspective, the duck, cucumber, spring onion and pancakes make a reasonably well-balanced meal.
- 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.
- A small tear trickled down Lisa's face as I savored my duck.
- Season the cavity of the duck with salt and pepper and truss with kitchen string.
- The duck and chicken I sampled were both flavored with balsamic vinegar, and both were overdone.
- 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.
- The bread is perfectly toasted, the duck is perfectly tender, and those waffle chips are scrumptious.
- Thickly slice the duck and serve it on the parsnip purée, scattered with a little extra thyme.
1agacharseesconderseI ducked behind a pillar — me escondí rápidamente detrás de una columna
- Abbey ducked into the bathroom, and I continued on to our classroom.
- Quickly, Nat ducked into his closet, hoping his father might just leave the house soon.
- He quickly ducked into the building and ran for the nearest lift.
- Gusts of wind battered him; he ducked into the office and laid the key on the counter.
- She quickly ducked into an open classroom, trying to get a peek at the kid as he left the school.
- She ducked into the shop and pulled the scarf from her head.
- Lance ducked into the garage holding a small radio in his hand.
- I declined politely and then ducked into the nearest shop just to escape him.
- We ducked into one of the food outlets at the top of the mountain and had a drink, waiting for the rain to subside.
- Martin followed Rocky out of the classroom, and they ducked into a corner to avoid the mass of students.
- As they turned around, Cary ducked into a cave to avoid being seen.
- I ducked into the next room, quickly moving behind the curtain.
- 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.
- 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.
- Droplets of rain had already fallen, and he quickly ducked into his car to avoid being drenched by the rain.
- Thinking quickly, I grabbed Jared by the arm and ducked into the nearest classroom.
- Soaked, I ducked into Rubenstein's Furniture Store to get out of the rain.
- She quickly ducked into a corner as the stone fell loudly down the stair case.
- Clark did his best not to shuffle his feet or duck his head.
1(lower)(head) agachar(head) bajar
- Offenders could be ducked in water.
- It is no more a proper trial than ducking witches used to be.
- Players, including William, were ducked under the water and roughly tackled by the opposing side.
3(dodge)(question) eludir(question) esquivar(responsibility) evadir(responsibility) eludir
- My whimpers became wails and I tried to duck his blows.
- She ducked the wild blow easily, and Jon stepped in, snatching the boy's stick from him and tossing it into the woods.
- I ducked his punch and pulled his feet from underneath him with my feet.
- Someone who is ducking responsibility for his own actions is hardly in a strong position to call someone else to account.
- During the treatment there were times when I wanted to duck out.
- The leader ducked the blow and brought the axe around in a sweeping arc straight for Drew's knees.
- She had to duck out of the new Oliver Stone flick ‘Beyond Borders’ because the role of a wartime social worker, opposite Kevin Costner, would have been a bit of a stretch.
- Cyrus ducked the blow and landed another punch to James' stomach, knocking the wind from him and sending him to the ground again.
- I always thought that schools were places where children were taught to use grown-up equipment properly and it seems to be abrogating educational responsibility to duck out of teaching the right way to handle real javelins.
- In fact I hope I don't end up ducking out of saying a name on the phone, too.
- Nick, in a fit of rage and pain took another swing at Will, who merely ducked the blow.
- He barely ducks the bullets as his eyes widen when they fly towards him.
- Thank goodness we've ducked out of the dinner party thing.
- Then he had to duck a punch that would have detached his jaw.
- He ducked a decapitating blow and crossed his swords above his head, just in time to block a downward slash.
- And you can understand why she might want to duck out occasionally; aside from the required smoking and drinking, carrying this one-woman show seems pretty demanding.
- But the principle is the same: we cannot duck our responsibilities by saying that the other party took part freely.
- Kino smiled, laughed, and ducked the blow like he could read the chief's mind.
- Whatever else that is, it's hardly ducking responsibility.
- And none of this is meant to suggest that the editorial page editor can use the policy to duck responsibility for inaccuracies on the page.
- This low-level approach sought to duck the unwelcome publicity surrounding the sentencing of refuseniks.
- They will have expected you to duck this punch and instead you let the blow bounce of your granite chin like an errant moth.
- He ducked one, two blows, before Yenny caught him on the shoulder.
- A friend at school had his eye shot by another lad ‘over something silly’, and Pierre once had to duck bullets from a sniper outside his home.
- Only the bravery of Sinitsin saw him through an ordeal which many another boxer would have ducked out of long before the end.
- Their jobs can be so tough that at times they even have to duck punches from troublesome beachgoers.
- He ducks a few blows and hits the other person a few times before the fight is called.
- At 18, she ducked out of the limelight, but after several years in retirement, she picked up her skills again.
- Shunning the media and ducking a direct interaction will only cause more damage to the system, if it has not already, with the athletes flopping badly.
- I ducked a blow, then kicked someone else away, looking desperately around for the door again.
- She swung at him two more times and he ducked both of those blows as well.
- He ducked the blow and countered it, his own fist connecting with my jaw and his knee finding its way to my stomach.
- It also ducks out of the more difficult questions of how you define what is right in more ambiguous times.
- Is the closure of Internet chat rooms more about ducking responsibility than child safety?
- For the last few years of school life I ducked out of sports altogether by pretending I had singing lessons.
- Yet the necessary reforms to improve productivity have been ducked by government.
- But he ducked the blow and darted his head back up colliding with Kung's chin.
- Sometimes referred to as the ‘master magician’, he was criticised for ducking out of a previous hearing of the committee.
- He ducked a blow from a horseman riding up close to him and then grabbed onto the man's leg.
- Those who duck this obligation ill-serve the country.
1(as term of address)tesoro informalmajo masculine Spain informalmaja feminine Spain informal
- Some of them are made of cotton duck.
- 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.
- Then, in 1941, the mill again served by producing cotton duck for tents to shelter our soldiers in World War II.
- 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.
2ducks pluralClothingpantalones de dril masculinepantalones de lona masculine
1(in cricket)cero masculineto be out for a duck — ser eliminado sin marcar ningún tanto
- 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.
- I remember that Gundappa Viswanath scored a duck and a century on his Test debut - has anyone else done this?
- 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.
- They never talk about when I got Len Hutton out for a duck, at Lord's in 1954!
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