In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(overcome reserve)masculine hielo(crystal/cave) 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 — dejar algo en suspenso
- 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
- to break the ice — (make a start) romper el hielo
- to cut no ice
- it cuts no ice with me — me deja frío
- the proposal cut no ice — la propuesta cayó en el vacío
2.1(US) (sherbet)sorbete masculinehelado de agua masculine Southern Conenieve feminine Mexico
- Oh, and there's treacle tart or very creamy home-made ices for pudding.
- An ice cream van which sold ices to fellow challengers during the 25-day trip also made it to the African destination.
- The ices at Corrado Costanzo in Noto, Sicily, are arguably the best you can find anywhere in the world.
- Water ices appeared in Europe in the 1660s and ices made with sweetened milk first appeared in Naples in 1664.
- Manfully, I choose from the small list of ices and sorbets a Trufito.
- You are really looking at water ices appearing in the 1660s, and cream ices appearing in the 18th century.
- The apple sorbet is as refreshing an ice as you could hope to taste.
- 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.
- Try serving ices and sorbets in flower-studded ‘ice-bowls’.
- Remember that frosty ice drink you loved as a child which left your tongue bright orange or blue?
- Unwilling to tear ourselves away from the view, we spent another half-hour on the ice nougat with rum and raisin raspberry coulis.
2.2(British) (ice cream)helado masculine
3slang, dated(diamonds)pedruscos informalbrillantes
1(drink) enfriarponerle hielo a
- That way the mixture will freeze quicker, preventing ice from crystallizing and giving you a smoother product.
- 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.
- Chenu reached over and touched it, and sure enough, it was a solid 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.
- A blue beam shot out of my armor and froze Floria in a solid block of ice.
- For example, a solid substance like ice is composed of water molecules that are bound relatively close together and neatly ordered.
- Then the world became cold and lifeless, and froze into solid 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Eventually they learnt to leave a full bucket of water outdoors until it had frozen solid and then hollow out the block of ice.
- Her foot broke through a patch of brittle ice to black frozen mud below.
- To keep food cool in summer we had an ice chest for which blocks of ice were transported from town.
- It froze into solid, treacherous ice when the temperature dropped again at night.
- The crystallization process is somewhat similar to how water freezes and ice crystals form.
- It was crystallized and covered in a cover of solid ice.
- In a matter of seconds, the toxarin was frozen into a solid block of ice.
- The air was still, the rocks frosted and frozen and ice crystals decorated every boulder.
- The pricey drink comes with just one piece of ice: a diamond.
3(victory) asegurar US informal
4(puck) lanzar hasta el otro extremo de la pista
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