In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The peppers were juicy and tasty, as was their filling.
- The fresh scallops and prawns were briefly cooked thus creating tender, juicy morsels of exquisite flavor.
- The robin flew down to join the party in case there was a juicy snack left over.
- When meat is juicy and tender, it's absolutely beautiful.
- The homemade onion rings are even better, cut thin and lightly battered so there's a nice balance between crust and juicy onion.
- Include lots of green leafy vegetables and sweet juicy fruits.
- For dessert, feed your sweetheart cherries on the stem, red grapes on the vine or juicy strawberries.
- Inside, however, they were filled with a succulent, sweet, juicy meat unlike anything Maria had tasted before.
- I was particularly envious when her dessert arrived - huge, juicy strawberries dipped in gooey chocolate sauce.
- This yard, however, had been transformed into a lush garden full of plump, red, juicy tomatoes.
- Andy had abandoned her own pizza after just one slice to concentrate on peeling the foil from the juicy garlic bread.
- There were bananas in large bunches, juicy oranges and trusses of grapes.
- There are almost 10 different meats to sample, from thinly sliced sirloin to juicy pork to simple, tender lamb.
- Her nose twitched to the surprising aroma of sliced vegetables, scented herbs, juicy sauces, and chopped beef.
- I stuff the cavity with juicy lemon wedges, garlic and parsley.
- Such foods are juicy, fatty, wholesome, and pleasing to the heart.
- Large, juicy flakes of fish are what appeal here.
- It tasted wonderful, the meat was juicy and full of flavor and the sauce was excellent.
- For breakfast, eat a helping of sweet juicy fruit, and warm cooked cereal.
- There is deep satisfaction to be had in spending a couple of hours picking punnets full of ripe, juicy fruit.
2informal(rewarding, profitable)(role/part) jugoso informal(fee) suculento informal(fee) jugoso informal
- But the focus has shifted to creating value as much by trading assets as by erecting buildings, with juicy returns to be made at different stages of a development process.
- Economic theory tells us that if it weren't so, there would be tons of new entrants into the market, attracted by juicy profits.
- They made it their business to know all the juicy gossip.
- At the end of the day, private banks want to get their hands on customers' capital, which they invest with gusto in return for juicy fees.
- There was so much juicy gossip it was hard to pay much attention to the debate.
- But his grand vision of Tyson as a one-stop shop for beef, pork, and chicken has yet to deliver juicy returns.
- Sure, I had to coax her with hints of juicy, interesting news that I said I needed to tell her, but still.
- Obviously, if you're doing well in the polls, a juicy scandal for the opposition should help you.
- Her letter was decent in length and had tons of juicy gossip.
- If someone wanted a juicy piece of gossip, they would turn to her.
- What was really giving the papers a thrill, and filling their pages, was the juicy political-financial scandal just breaking in Japan.
- It's free, of course, always interesting, and occasionally juicy.
- My newly acquired knowledge is nothing more than juicy gossip and therein lies the problem.
- The media is interested in content that will appeal to their readers, which should preferably be juicy.
- She said it as if it was something keenly interesting, some juicy gossip.
- All they cared about was orchestrating a juicy piece of sex scandal gossip.
- And the arrival of the prince could provide some juicy entertainment too.
- I hope they'll be entertaining, something juicy for us to gasp and giggle about.
- There's nothing that gets this nation going quite like a juicy sports scandal.
- If admin work doesn't appeal, there are job details of the much more juicy positions at MI5 handily tucked into the brochure.
- If a story is juicy and sexy, are those reasons enough to do it?
- What's the use of having such a juicy and appetizing prospect-list if you can't call on them?
- Before we can slide into the booth, he is already talking with the excited, slightly conspiratorial tone of a friend with some juicy gossip.
- A market that juicy just might prove irresistible to the likes of Wal-Mart.
- There's no doubt that our fantasy world can be very juicy and seductive.
- When they were were filled in on the latest news of the race they would return to the pack and share the juicy news with everyone.
- How do you respond to critics who say that the juicy returns you promise for Social Security accounts will likewise prove elusive?
- Enticed by juicy commissions from all those deals, others are jumping into the mortgage biz.
- The under-funded casino offered a juicy sign-up bonus to attract new players then didn't have enough money to pay the winners!
- So has politics become too boring for the media, unless it's some juicy sex scandal or something like that?
- With juicy gossip and scandal about the rich and famous in Taiwan, the magazine took the country by storm, selling out in hours.
3informal(racy)(scandal/details/gossip) sabroso informal(details/gossip/scandal) picante informal
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