In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(meal/food) engullirse(food/meal) tragarse informal(meal/food) zamparse informalhe gobbled it all in a few seconds — se lo tragó / se lo zampó todo en unos pocos segundos
- And I was really dismayed my family didn't gobble them up, beg for more.
- ‘We think that their eggs would be gobbled up by something if they didn't basically hide them in the gill chamber,’ she said.
- The turkey's on the table, but they don't seem to have gobbled it up.
- At Aunt Poogee's gentle encouragement, Hope places her special dessert on the table alongside the other family dishes and watches with pride and joy as her peppermint pickles are gobbled up.
- I gobbled them up, and my friend and I decided to leave the place as quickly as possible.
- Few Great Lakes bird or fish species eat zebras directly, but another Eurasian invader, the round goby, gobbles them up.
- Without blinking, his little brother snaps his fingers and a Great Dane bounds over and gobbles the mess up in one bite.
- Leave a lump of coal laying around, and it would rot like a corpse as microbes gobbled it up, and a cup of oil (which would be nice and tasty to us) would spoil like milk.
- There's nothing wrong with killing animals and gobbling them up, as long as they're not looking at me.
- Any bread left in the kitchenette was gobbled up to the last crumb by our resident elves.
- On top of the milieu, in wonted Godspeed fashion, an old man recalls a bizarre and oddly moving story of how a penguin is gobbled up by a killer whale.
- An entire industry developed around producing low-fat snack foods and consumers have gobbled them up in hopes of losing weight and improving health.
- This was true - Generation 1 had ripped open the resource, a small bag of the colorful candies, and gobbled them up.
- It does seem like we had to wait ages for it to arrive and once we had it in our hands, we gobbled it up.
- And then we would manage to ferret away all the chocolate brownies and ice cream we could get and gobbled them up until our stomachs were swollen, as though we were five months pregnant.
- It melted in less than 2 minutes while he gobbled it up.
- She fears the food she places into her mouth, yet she gobbles it up greedily.
- I pull out my lunch bag and begin tearing off pieces and throwing them to the fish who gobble them up as if they hadn't eaten in days, maybe weeks.
- I put three different pieces down and the rats are just gobbling them up.
- One was gobbled up immediately, the other sat in my freezer until I defrosted it and gobbled it up just as greedily.
- The turkey scooted up the hill, gobbling worriedly.
- A wild turkey gobbled, and we returned to camp for dinner beneath a full moon.
- It sounds like a gaggle of angry turkeys gobbling.
- These calls mimic sounds in nature that turkeys often respond to by gobbling.
- He had the children stay with him low in the bushes as the turkey gobbled away from inside the bag.
- Back in 1505, turkeys were still gobbling innocently around America.
- ‘These are natural loud sounds that in the spring cause turkeys to gobble and give a hunter the opportunity to locate them,’ Harris says.
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