In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Cookingto settle sb's hash — poner a algn en su lugar
- Make a hash by frying up all the leftover roast potatoes and parsnips, adding some chopped turkey and perhaps a little leftover stuffing too.
- In commercial corned beef hashes, the meat is often minced, but if you make hash at home, you can leave it in recognizable chunks.
- Hash is a great way to use up leftover cooked meat. We tend to use roast beef, but leftover pot roast or other meats could easily be used.
- Down at the Hope & Anchor restaurant in Red Hook, Brooklyn, Dianna Munz serves a barbecued-ham-and-scallion hash with two fried eggs.
- Its Pinot Noir reduction, sesame-shot spinach and hashed potato accompaniments seemed altogether fitting.
- Haley puts some American fries, corned beef hash, and scrambled eggs on her plate.
plato de carne y verduras picadas y doradas
2informal(mess)lío masculine informalthe carpenter made a complete hash of the job — el carpintero hizo una verdadera chapuza
- she made a hash of her exam — hizo muy mal el examen
- I say to members opposite that they are responsible for $100 million of wasted public money, because of their poor policy, poor lawmaking, and the continuous hashes that we have seen in this very important area of law.
- Caution threatened to descend into catatonia as, after a bright opening minute or so, the first half turned into a hash of misplaced passes, hoofs into the air and slithering ineptitude.
1(drug)hachís masculinechocolate masculine Spain slang
- You may have heard it called marijuana, weed or hash but it is still cannabis, a natural drug that comes from a plant.
- Cannibis, aka marijuana, hash, pot, weed, smoke, draw, call it what you will, is a drug.
- After ordering our beers, he pulled out a chunk of black hash the size of an ice cube that he proceeded to slice and stuff into a big, brown pipe like one your grandfather might have smoked.
- Three percent of the sample indicated ever having used illicit drugs at this time; again, the most frequently cited category by far was marijuana, hash, or weed.
- I had acquainted myself with marijuana and hash a long time before I moved to Amsterdam.
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