In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine hielo(cave/crystal) de hieloat 0°C water turns to ice — a 0°C el agua se transforma en hielo
- the lakes and ponds turned to ice — se helaron los lagos y estanques
- her feet turned to ice — se le helaron / congelaron los pies
- your hands are like ice! — ¡tienes las manos heladas!
- she has a heart of ice — tiene el corazón como un témpano de hielo
- it's as cold as ice in here — aquí hace un frío que te congelas
- on ice
- to put sth on ice — aparcar algo
- the plans have been put on ice until next year — los planes han quedado en suspenso / han sido aparcados hasta el año que viene
- I'm keeping that money on ice just in case — voy a dejar ese dinero en reserva por si acaso
- that score put the game on ice for the Tigers — con ese tanto los Tigers se aseguraron la victoria
- to be / skate / walk / tread on thin ice — estar en / andar por / pisar terreno peligroso / resbaladizo
- (overcome reserve) to break the ice — (make a start) dar los primeros pasos
- to cut no ice
- it cuts no ice with me — me deja frío
- the proposal cut no ice — la propuesta cayó en el vacío
- The air was still, the rocks frosted and frozen and ice crystals decorated every boulder.
- In a matter of seconds, the toxarin was frozen into a solid block of ice.
- Her foot broke through a patch of brittle ice to black frozen mud below.
- Now it's well established that at the poles they've got lots of solid ice, solid water in other words, but then close by [there are] these sand dunes.
- When it comes to gauging the temperature, frozen blocks of ice clogging up your rod rings are as crystal clear an indicator as anyone could wish for.
- To keep food cool in summer we had an ice chest for which blocks of ice were transported from town.
- Then the world became cold and lifeless, and froze into solid ice.
- The crystallization process is somewhat similar to how water freezes and ice crystals form.
- Chenu reached over and touched it, and sure enough, it was a solid block of ice.
- It froze into solid, treacherous ice when the temperature dropped again at night.
- A blue beam shot out of my armor and froze Floria in a solid block of ice.
- If ice did not float, all bodies of water would freeze from the bottom up, becoming solid masses of ice and destroying all life in them.
- By morning the water had frozen solid, encasing the scope in a block of ice.
- That way the mixture will freeze quicker, preventing ice from crystallizing and giving you a smoother product.
- It was crystallized and covered in a cover of solid ice.
- It is a solid river of ice broken into huge blocks, thrust downwards by a glacier or very large Yeti.
- At night, his hands and feet are cold as blocks of ice.
- For example, a solid substance like ice is composed of water molecules that are bound relatively close together and neatly ordered.
- Eventually they learnt to leave a full bucket of water outdoors until it had frozen solid and then hollow out the block of ice.
- It was mid-February, a frigid cold day where ice had frozen on the bus windows, and by the end of the ride you couldn't feel your toes.
2.1US (sherbet)sorbete masculinehelado de agua masculine Southern Conenieve feminine Mexico
- An ice cream van which sold ices to fellow challengers during the 25-day trip also made it to the African destination.
- Remember that frosty ice drink you loved as a child which left your tongue bright orange or blue?
- You are really looking at water ices appearing in the 1660s, and cream ices appearing in the 18th century.
- Manfully, I choose from the small list of ices and sorbets a Trufito.
- Oh, and there's treacle tart or very creamy home-made ices for pudding.
- On the ice cream front I managed to get by with only two tubs of vanilla ice, two of orange sorbet, one portion of rose, two of pear, and 500 ml of mango.
- The ices at Corrado Costanzo in Noto, Sicily, are arguably the best you can find anywhere in the world.
- The apple sorbet is as refreshing an ice as you could hope to taste.
- Unwilling to tear ourselves away from the view, we spent another half-hour on the ice nougat with rum and raisin raspberry coulis.
- Water ices appeared in Europe in the 1660s and ices made with sweetened milk first appeared in Naples in 1664.
- Try serving ices and sorbets in flower-studded ‘ice-bowls’.
2.2British (ice cream)helado masculine
3dated, slang(diamonds)pedruscos informalbrillantes
- The pricey drink comes with just one piece of ice: a diamond.
1(drink) enfriarponerle hielo a
3(victory) asegurar US informal
4(puck) lanzar hasta el otro extremo de la pista
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