In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbfries, frying, fried
- Yet I had never pan fried a chicken.
- Heat the butter then gently fry the onions for two to three minutes.
- Chop up a dozen or so mushrooms and lightly fry in wok.
- When all's ready, shallow fry the crumbed pork and slice.
- Now fire up the grill and then fry some bacon.
- Brush well with oil on both sides, and grill or fry until golden brown on both sides.
- Poach or lightly fry the eggs and place them on plates.
- Flying fish may also be fried in a batter or roasted.
- Fry for two minutes then turn over and fry for another two minutes.
- Real chips are thick cut and fried in animal fat.
- Shallow fry the stuffed bread evenly on all sides until golden brown.
- Add the potato slices and fry until golden brown.
- However, most fish is cooked, often grilled or deep fried in batter (tempura).
- The principle ingredients can be deep fried in batter and laid across a garlic and tomato sauce.
- In the same pan gently fry the onion until it softens.
- Blobs of batter are deep fried until golden brown and crunchy.
- Heat the oil then fry the bacon until done (but not crispy) over a medium heat.
- Wash and remove stalks from spinach before frying lightly in a little butter.
- My mother came from Tennessee, and so chicken was fried in deep fat.
- Food is fried in mustard oil and liberally seasoned with garlic, onions, and fresh ginger.
2US dated, slang(electrocute)electrocutar
- I still say we should just fry them all, she muttered.
- At the time, White said, people would make comments to her about how ‘it was a shame we couldn't fry them.’
- Bush has passed a fair proportion of his setting new records for the number of felons you can fry in a single year.
- Don't get me wrong, I think stealing from your shipmates or fellow Marines is one of the worst things you can do and you should fry.
- Inevitably, love wins the day and the bad guys get fried.
intransitive verbfries, frying, fried
1US(cookout)comida al aire libre
- In other parts of the country, it might be a fish fry or a crab or oyster boil.
- The partying included a barbecue and dance, a fish fry and a night at the casinos in nearby Shreveport.
- On Saturday, at a Democratic steak fry in Iowa, several presidential candidates stood behind the senator.
- Others celebrated with a fish fry and, we were told, ample liquid refreshment.
- As I left the Extension office, I told her I'd see her at the fish fry.
- Why, even the Ells Lodge and VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) have a fish fry!
- Over 450 participants toured the manufacturing plant and enjoyed the company's hospitality at a fish fry and party.
- I learned how to talk over the loud noise in the garage at a fish fry.
2fries plural(French fries)papas fritaspatatas fritas Spainpapas a la francesa feminine Mexico Colombia
3(fried dish)plato frito
1Zoologyalevines masculinemajuga feminine Uruguay
- Unlike salmon, cod fry have no yolk sac on which to survive.
- The caves in the granite cliffs were teeming with fry and there were times when I couldn't see my buddy through clouds of fusiliers, grunts and snappers.
- The huge pylons that acted as refuelling struts reach for the surface, cloaked with extraordinary coral growth and clouds of fry.
- After two years the fry have reached about 5 inches long, only then do they finally take the shape of a conger eel and begin their residence on the sea bed.
- Shoals of glittering sardine fry were everywhere, in shimmering clouds so dense they should have come with a warning to epileptics.
- A marine fish, its fry are transferred to fish ponds and reared in protected conditions.
- Our habitat zones will help provide food for salmon fry and shelter for adults.
- The water was the cleanest it had been in more than 100 years and the planting out of trout and salmon fry in the headwaters was beginning to rejuvenate the river as a serious angling prospect once again.
- Below these, thousands of tiny fry with bulbous blue eyes were swept aside as we finned on deeper into the rocky slit.
- In control broods the fry were sucked into the tubing and then released straight back into the pit.
- A number of big trout have been spotted, with browns in particular, up to double figures, seen chasing fry in the margins.
- I focused next on a little fish fry hiding on a bubble coral.
- Midas cichlids have biparental care; both father and mother fish watch over the fry.
- Millions of fry were planted in the headwaters, eroded banks were reconstructed, croys were built in the streamy runs, and new pools were created in various sections of the river.
- Through the logging practice streams silted up, and the waters were warmed to a level unsuitable for the survival of fry.
- In the weeks ahead, salmon fry wriggling from beneath the gravel shall surely excite hungry populations of local cutthroat.
- The true breakthrough, though, has been the rearing of live feed - tiny artemia shrimp and rotifers - to sustain the fry before weaning on to fishmeal.
- A torchbeam played into the cavernous yawning chasms of cargo holds would shatter like an exploding chandelier, while silver fry splintered and splashed off into the deeper gloom.
- Regardless of her doctor's orders, Joan joined with the students in releasing their beloved trout fry into the streams at the end of May 2000.
- It is set in picturesque surroundings, and has rich feeding for the stocked rainbows and browns, with shrimp, snails, perch fry and corixae particularly abundant.
2(people)don't bother with the small fry, go to the top — no pierdas tiempo con los indios, vete derecho al jefe
- they're not interested in small fry like us — no les interesa la gente de poca monta como nosotros
- the police are looking for bigger fry — son peces más gordos los que busca la policía
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