In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1palomitas (de maíz) feminineesquites masculine Mexicocabritas (de maíz) feminine Chilepororó masculine River Platepochoclo masculine Argentinacrispetas feminine Colombia
- He kept saying that he was hungry but didn't get any popcorn or snacks.
- The other big question is: will garlic bread sit alongside popcorn on the menu?
- I might as well drown my sorrows in the bag of popcorn, instead of a pint of ice cream.
- The snacks included potato chips, white chocolate and unsalted air-popped popcorn.
- She wandered into the kitchen, said a brief hello, and began hunting for a bag of popcorn.
- We bought our usual drink, packet of sweeties, and bag of popcorn to share.
- So grab a bag of popcorn, sit back and enjoy and before you rate please remember that I love you all and that flattery will get you everywhere!
- The air smelled of cotton candy and popcorn, the fresh and tantalizing aromas of childhood.
- So much so, I almost ate the entire bag of chocolates as if it were a sack of popcorn.
- I could smell popcorn, candy floss and dusk in the air, and I was enjoying every moment of it.
- The big bag of popcorn she bought could serve as hours of TV snacks for her.
- We passed around popcorn and candy but when it ran out no one left the TV to get more.
- Place popcorn in bowl of food processor fitted with metal blade and process one minute.
- Hot dogs and beer are ubiquitous at sporting events, and popcorn and candy are consumed at movie theaters.
- Makalo laughed as she slowly pulled out a box of chocolate covered popcorn.
- Good alternatives are sugar-free popcorn, carrot sticks, bagels, cheese and nuts.
- The movie theater we went to was really cool because at night they sold ice cream instead of popcorn.
- An apple with a small helping of peanut butter or even plain popcorn with no butter or salt may fill you up.
- It could be popcorn and chocolates or something a bit stronger on your average night out at the flicks.
- Caroline shoves empty bags of popcorn and candy wrappers into the bag and sets Cassie off.
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