In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(spirit)ginebra femininegin masculinegin and tonic — gin tonic
- gin and it — ginebra con vermut
1limpiadora de algodón feminine
- He added: ‘Anyone we discover setting gin traps, or fen traps illegally, should be warned they could face prosecution.’
- For the next 33 years he lived in a room under the house and if anyone came near, he speared them with a pitchfork, whacked them over the head with a farming instrument or caught them in a man-sized gin trap.
- A tiled bathroom in an old safari lodge contains a frightening arsenal of confiscated weaponry - machetes, knives, bows and arrows tipped with hammered barbed wire; buffalo-size snares; gin traps powered by car springs.
- This horrific picture shows a cat lying in enormous distress, her front leg severed by a vicious and illegal gin trap.
- She was rescued by the RSPCA after becoming caught in an illegal gin trap.
- It is quite easy to make one's own herbal tincture using vodka, gin or some other spirits.
- At the beginning of the eighteenth century it was universally believed that rum, gin, and brandy were nutritious and healthful.
- Creoles enjoy alcoholic drinks such as beer, gin, and palm wine.
- It helps to have lots of vodka, gin, scotch, brandy, and cognac for all to swill down.
- They could choose from vodka, gin, rum, bourbon, scotch or tequila.
- In those early days cocktails were mainly made with gin, whisky, rum and vodka.
- These are found in larger amounts in dark liquors, such as brandy, tequila and whiskey, than in clear liquors such as vodka and gin.
- Two bars offer brisk service, and the bartenders will occasionally let you order up to four tiny drinks at a time, with rum, gin, vodka and rye on the menu.
- Artisans are also going into vodka, gin and rum, as well as whiskeys.
- Favor clear spirits like vodka and gin over darker-colored alcohols like whiskey, brandy or red wine.
- Basic service will include house wines, vodka, whiskey, gin and rum, premium service will offer single-malts, premium wines and brandy.
- I can clearly see the market opening beyond cognac and scotch whisky, possibly to vodka and gin.
- A table at the bottom compared the calorie content of 100 ml of beer with the same amount of gin, rum, whisky, cognac and wine.
- Yet this can only have been a very small part of the million of gallons of brandy, gin and rum that were consumed through this period.
- He'd fixed a strong punch in a globe-like crystal bowl, with all kinds of liquors mixed into it - rum, gin, whiskey, vodka, juices and what not.
- The quantities of the common spirits, such as gin, rum, vodka and whisky are controlled too.
- France had higher tax rates for spirits which were based on grain, such as whisky, rum, gin, and vodka, than those which were based on wine or fruit, such as cognac, Calvados, and Armagnac.
- The more adventurous hobbyist can go beyond beer and wine and turn their hands to liqueurs or to spirits like gin.
- Use vodka, gin, or any pure alcohol to erase lipstick stains from your collar, or to clean paint or ink stains from your carpet.
- Staff gave her a choice of gin, vodka or whisky, before she was given two cupfuls to drink immediately.
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