In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Cooking Farming Botanyfruto seco masculine(cutlet/loaf) de frutos secosa hard / tough nut — un tipo duro
- a hard / tough nut to crack — un problema difícil de resolver
- The other was broad and shallow, heaped with leaves, assorted seeds, nuts, and rose hips.
- Or buy nuts in the shell, so it will take you longer to eat them.
- The nut's hard ash-coloured shell contains toxic substances similar to what is found in poison ivy and poison oak.
- Traditionally, the betel nut was chewed as a mild stimulant, but this is much less common today.
- My grandparents had a bowl of mixed salted nuts on the table.
- We stood sipping under Nikos's walnut tree, cracking nuts and watching Psiloritis flush from pale orange to deep mauve in the light of the setting sun.
- The fruit of this tree is a nut and is edible if roasted.
- They also make decorative bags of painted nuts, necklaces of shells and nuts, and other items mainly to sell to tourists.
- Betel leaves, areca nuts, and fruits are distributed to wedding guests and observers.
- They set out an estimable tuna salad perked up with toasted pine nuts.
- It's usually ready-made meals but in today's delivery I've made sure I stuck to healthy food: fruit, vegetables, nuts and raisins.
- Seeds, nuts, fruits, and berries make up their diet in the wild.
- Besides being fun to eat, pistachio nuts are a boon to our health.
- When we were camping near Mt. Index two weekends ago, I sat near the fire and ate pistachio nuts.
- Eat a ripe avocado and a handful of raw, unsalted cashew nuts mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
- Foods that tend not to provoke an insulin response include meat, fish, eggs, green vegetables, most fruits, nuts, beans and pulses.
- Steer clear of digestion-challenging fatty foods, including butter, cream, olive oil, crisps and nuts.
- We would not be restricted to salad vegetables, fruits and nuts, milk, raw fish, and steak tartare.
- If you pick a walnut from a walnut tree and find it extremely difficult to crack, it shouldn't come as any surprise, as walnuts are literally one of the toughest nuts to crack.
- Many communities were encouraged to find a cheap art or craft to sell to visitors, such as painted boomerangs, carved emu eggs, boab nuts, and shells and toas.
- Rural people are allowed to collect medicinal herbs, mushroom and fungi, edible vegetables, wild nuts, and fruits from forests.
- And only a director of Burton's Wonka-esque vision would deem it necessary to train 200 real squirrels to shell nuts for one scene.
- There are many species of walnut trees with edible nuts.
- In a medium mixing bowl, combine fruits and nuts.
- The shells of green nuts are soft, and the skins on the seeds are not fully colored.
- Instead, garnish food with one tablespoon of chopped nuts per person.
- They use their massive black bills to twist off and crack open pine nuts, the mainstay of their diet.
- In fall and winter they feed principally on acorns, other nuts, seeds, and fruits.
- On your next picnic, serve strawberries with a pot of honey and chopped toasted nuts or chocolate shavings.
- Fifteen behaviors involved foraging using tools, such as probing for ants with sticks and cracking nuts with stones.
- Loaded with dried fruits and nuts, this cake is very moist, soft, and satisfying, and on top of that, it's sugar-free.
- Fruit, nuts, plain yoghurt and eggs (perhaps with a little wholegrain cereal or toast) are all good foods to fill up on in the morning.
- But in autumn and winter the birds switch to a variety of fruits, seeds and nuts.
- Scatter the fruit and toasted nuts over the wet chocolate discs and leave to set.
- The cake was really rich and slightly crumbly because of the high content of nuts (pistachio and almonds), and surprisingly lemony.
- Scientists found that the two macadamia species that produce edible nuts were the most similar to each other.
- The nuts, olives and breadsticks are a nice touch.
- Hook-billed birds love to explore items with their beak and tongue, and they are naturals at holding and cracking seeds and nuts.
- Nut allergies can start early on and usually do not disappear in adulthood.
- Cover the foam with a handful or two of nuts in the shell.
- The deck is fiberglass composite with balsa wood core and is securely fastened with nuts, bolts, and washers to the inward hull flange.
- The airframers checked and tightened every bolt, nut, screw, and cotter key in the system.
- A bolt was pushed through the hole and a nut was screwed on the end of it.
- They ranged from the production of brass and other non-ferrous metals to screws, nuts, bolts, chains and anchors, pins, and jewellery.
- Tighten the coupling nuts and check for any leaks.
- Tighten the nuts on the bolts while sitting on it.
- On Saturday 22nd November 2003 Mr Henderson had torque tightened the wheel nuts as advised after 50 kilometres.
- A good toolbox has lots of trays designed to hold all those odd bits of hardware, such as screws and bolts, washers, nuts, and nails.
- They found two nuts missing from the front stretcher bar of the points and insisted that they should be immediately replaced.
- Police suspect the vehicle's wheel nuts were not properly fastened and a case of culpable homicide has been opened.
- By contrast a search at 900 different locations failed to find any problems similar to the loose sets of nuts thought to be to blame for the Potters Bar crash.
- You don't have to stop and think of which way to turn a nut on a bolt.
- Machine screws have a uniform shaft diameter and a blunt end, with smaller, less angled threads, designed for use with a matching nut or threaded hole.
- Use a long strip of painted wood or metal for the flag and attach it with a nut and bolt through a drilled hole.
- Slide the ring and nut to the threads and tighten the nut.
- Since they do not usually mention nuts, presumably the smiths also made the requisite matching nut and included it in the price.
- For this reason, experts recommend using a torque wrench to tighten lug nuts when changing a wheel.
- Note that the separate wrench on the small vise is hexagonal and fitted onto a hexagonal nut for tightening the vice.
- For example, screw bolts and nuts are known from the Roman era (they have square heads to be turned with a wrench).
- It is a question that applies also to threads in metal, such as bolts and nuts and screw fasteners.
nuez, almendra, avellana etc.
2Technologytuerca femininenuts and bolts — tuercas y tornillos
- the nuts and bolts (of sth)
- the nuts and bolts of accounting — las bases / los elementos básicos de contabilidad
3.1(crazy person)chiflado masculine informalchiflada feminine informal
- I got up this morning and was moving around like a crazy nut.
- He's such a crazy nut, he would've done the naked pics for each team had he been there.
- Suddenly, it occurs to Zip: Irene has a crush on that nut.
- You're going to have to spend the whole of his time here playing lovebirds in order to prevent that nut from wanting you to cheat on Scott with him!
- Some nutcase stuck a colourful religious icon next to the button on Monday which some other nut removed on Tuesday.
- Honey felt another spurt of warmth toward the woman, who was clearly risking that nut's wrath to buy her time.
- If he did, he'd find, not only arguments like that, but even some nuts pining for the imposition of a fascist state or some other form of dictatorship.
- In a short career, Jolie has taken on more nuts than a Snickers factory.
- These Londoners were nuts to begin with - and they're only getting more audacious.
- Okay, so Buchanan is a perpetually angry hateful old nut, but still.
- It's more that it makes me uncomfortable when we give these glory-seeking nuts the kind of attention they so desperately crave.
- Brains, manners, road sense and common sense don't exist in the motorists' world and the biggest nut on a car sits behind that steering wheel.
- Crazy Chomsky-reading nut that he is, he at least deserves some coin for 30 years of honky-tonk labor.
- He offers no causes, no motives and no solutions and his two blank, motiveless killers are far scarier than the traditional lone nut.
- Then more whacko tourists would inundate their pristine land of home-grown nuts and fruitcakes.
- As far as I was concerned he was just some crazy nut who spent his days crooning up in the attic where he was changed.
3.2(fanatic)a baseball/an opera nut — un fanático del béisbol/de la ópera
- a punctuality nut — un fanático / un maniático de la puntualidad
- What a weird and wacky world of gun nuts he turned up.
- She has really beautiful brown hair, and I really do like it, but I am a nut for red hair.
- As you'd expect from a sport-obsessed nation, Sydney is a haven for sports nuts, especially since hosting the 2000 Olympics.
- Key stylist Joy Zapata is interviewed, as well as the director, Reese Witherspoon, and other hair nuts from Legally Blonde.
- I stepped up and brought forward an old argument I've had with a friend, Richard, who for while was a classical music nut.
- While many of Moore's targets are easy, like the various gun nuts he interviews, a few of the connections he makes left some in the audience cold.
- Being a downhill ski nut and former instructor probably helps, but I think anyone can learn the basics of downhill skating and live to enjoy it.
- Shane Filan, a self confessed car nut, has collected some very desirable machines, including a Ferrari and two classic American muscle cars.
- Just consider how the dumbest sports nuts remember every score.
- As a matter of fact, most so called health nuts don't even scratch the surface of healthy living anyway, no matter how much they can bench press.
- It's part of an annual event that attracts 1.5 million car nuts, most of them there to show off their classic cars.
- Well I don't know about that but if some religious nut, er, enthusiast wants me to be happy well, it's better than penile enhancement promos.
- It's a limited-growth market - you're not going to all of a sudden discover a vast new audience of car buffs or gun nuts.
- Not every person who is pro-war or anti-gun control is a pro-life, anti-gay religious nut.
- As a self confessed car nut I was in my element examining pictures of Formula 1 cars and drivers, rally cars, scale models, trucks and bikes.
- We even put one of those spoof backwards recordings on the end of the single for a laugh, to give all those Beatles nuts something to do.
- As a professional nude nut however, Tim was faced with a dilemma.
- And since 1993, the impressive grounds of Goodwood House have also been home to the festival, which has become a magnet for car nuts.
- The latest Legacy is, at last, the car that most car nuts wish it always had been.
- He seems to have gone round the bend and gone after militia crazies and gun nuts, looking for his kind.
4Britishinformal(angry, head, crazy, reckless)coco masculine informalmate masculine Southern Cone informaloff one's nut — chiflado
- she went off her nut when I told her — se puso como un basilisco / se puso histérica cuando se lo dije
- to do one's nut — salirse de sus (/ mis etc. ) casillas
5vulgar slang(testicles)huevos vulgar slangcojones vulgar slangpelotas Southern Cone vulgar slangtanates Mexico vulgar slang
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