In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(quantity)media pinta feminine
- I took a lovely walk through St Stephen's Green and then had a half pint of Guinness.
- Bock is sold by the half-pint only, presumably on account of its extra strength.
- The beers, which will be released on a weekly basis, will be available in half pints only for £ 1.50.
- A unit is a small glass of wine or a half-pint of beer.
- Three years ago the plant converted its paper carton line to plastic bottles, except for half-pints for schools.
- By the end of the day, the alcohol from my half pint of beer had practically worn off.
- Strangely, while a pint of lager costs € 5, a half-pint costs € 4.
- The newest filler for paper cartons turns out about 340 half pints a minute.
- Now I can buy an extra half pint of milk.
- I relied on the half-pint of fat-free milk that is served at breakfast to quench my thirst.
- One unit equals a half pint of beer, a 175 ml glass of wine or a pub shot of spirit.
- A half pint of beer is 284 ml.
- A half pint of cider delivers the same amount of antioxidants as a glass of red wine.
- Hawkins knocked off another half-pint of whiskey and made his way back to the tiny stage.
- Upon leaving, he gave me a half-pint of the salve to bring home.
- I'm functioning on automatic pilot and am by then well on my way into the second half pint of coffee.
- Others simply sit quietly under a large shady tree staring blankly into space as half-pints of liquor are passed from mouth to mouth in brown paper bags.
- I put the fish on to steam, knocked a half-pint of parsely sauce together and took down the pack of Smash.
- I poured a half pint of petrol directly into the carburetor.
- The bar staff were rushed off their feet getting cokes and half pints for everyone who then turned round and watched Friends on the TV screen over the fruit machines.
2informal, humorous(small, insignificant person)enano masculine informalenana feminine informal
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