In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1reciéna freshly painted door — una puerta recién pintada
- freshly cut flowers — flores recién cortadas
- Once it's done, I recommend serving it with warmed up, or freshly baked French bread.
- It's amazing how much better freshly ground chilli tastes than the pre-ground stuff.
- The sun is rising as we arrive on a hill freshly cleared for a housing development.
- At the moment, with the scandal freshly broken, everyone seems to be blaming everyone else.
- To wash it all down, be sure to get a mojito, a Cuban drink made with rum and freshly crushed mint.
- The streets and buildings look freshly washed, with pools of water standing everywhere.
- Today it's scrambled eggs with piles of freshly baked pancakes and pure Vermont maple syrup.
- If you can't buy or face handling a live lobster, make sure it is freshly cooked and from a good fishmonger.
- In due course freshly cooked haddock and chips arrived together with a slice of buttered bread each.
- Although the egg was stiffer than I prefer everything had been freshly cooked and was piping hot.
- This should not be freshly manured: a bed that had a manure dressing the previous autumn is best.
- I may adore the smell of freshly ground coffee but you'll never catch me actually drinking the stuff.
- Once the acrid smell of freshly applied paint had dissolved, the deception was complete.
- We had hoped the new male would complete the pairing ritual by presenting Olive with a freshly caught fish.
- She charmed a Danish motel manager named Benny with her compliments on his freshly painted rooms.
- The taste of coffee depends principally on the quality of the water and on freshly ground beans.
- Here prisoners get clean bed linen, the walls are freshly painted and the furniture is modern.
- On the side was a little hard boiled egg, still warm and sprinkled with freshly ground pepper.
- DNA could be found for example in saliva, freshly plucked hair roots or a flake of dandruff.
- The smell of freshly mown grass just brought it all back to me, and for one brief moment I was seven years old again.
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