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 masculine
- gin and it — ginebra con vermut
- In those early days cocktails were mainly made with gin, whisky, rum and vodka.
- Favor clear spirits like vodka and gin over darker-colored alcohols like whiskey, brandy or red wine.
- 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.
- It is quite easy to make one's own herbal tincture using vodka, gin or some other spirits.
- Use vodka, gin, or any pure alcohol to erase lipstick stains from your collar, or to clean paint or ink stains from your carpet.
- Creoles enjoy alcoholic drinks such as beer, gin, and palm wine.
- Basic service will include house wines, vodka, whiskey, gin and rum, premium service will offer single-malts, premium wines and brandy.
- They could choose from vodka, gin, rum, bourbon, scotch or tequila.
- It helps to have lots of vodka, gin, scotch, brandy, and cognac for all to swill down.
- The quantities of the common spirits, such as gin, rum, vodka and whisky are controlled too.
- Artisans are also going into vodka, gin and rum, as well as whiskeys.
- The more adventurous hobbyist can go beyond beer and wine and turn their hands to liqueurs or to spirits like gin.
- 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.
- Staff gave her a choice of gin, vodka or whisky, before she was given two cupfuls to drink immediately.
- 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.
- 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.
- These are found in larger amounts in dark liquors, such as brandy, tequila and whiskey, than in clear liquors such as vodka and gin.
- At the beginning of the eighteenth century it was universally believed that rum, gin, and brandy were nutritious and healthful.
- I can clearly see the market opening beyond cognac and scotch whisky, possibly to vodka and gin.
- 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.
1cotton ginlimpiadora de algodón feminine
2also gin traptrampa feminine
- He added: ‘Anyone we discover setting gin traps, or fen traps illegally, should be warned they could face prosecution.’
- She was rescued by the RSPCA after becoming caught in an illegal gin trap.
- 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.
- This horrific picture shows a cat lying in enormous distress, her front leg severed by a vicious and illegal 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.
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