In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(for cooking)olla femininepots and pans — trastes
- it's a case of the pot calling the kettle black — dijo la sartén al cazo: retírate que me tiznas
- to go to pot — echarse a perder
- to keep the pot boiling — mantener el ambiente caldeado
- a watched pot never boils — el que espera, desespera
- She could understand why they would need cooking pots and pans, rope, blankets, even the sword he had taken with him.
- Kitchen utensils include pots, bowls, cooking ladles, and spoons made of coconut shells.
- The remaining challenge was to scale up the process from samples the size of postage stamps to cylinders as big as cooking pots.
- Transfer to a cooking pot with five litres of cold water.
- These paste attributes suggest the multipurpose nature of these vessel forms, used as cooking pots and containers.
- Some make it into their cooking pots, while others are sold for a tidy profit ranging from B20,000 and up.
- She placed a cooking pot in the sink, filling it with warm water before setting it on the burning, turning the knob to high.
- When there was enough room for both of them to stand outside, Maggie fired up the two-burner stove and started melting snow in both cooking pots.
- It had fired jugs, pans, cooking pots and roofing tiles in the 14th century, and similar wares have been found on excavations locally and in adjacent counties.
- Have you always thought that cooking with aluminum pots and pans can cause Alzheimer's disease?
- Without running water, women wash their cooking pots in the street.
- The sequences for lamps, fine wares, amphoras, cooking pots, and plain wares can be clearly established at Corinth.
- Questions, questions all around bubbling in her head like hot water in a cooking pot.
- Stirring it around for a while, she then dished it up into a big bowl, put water into both her cooking pots, and took her dinner out onto the roof, where she ate among the stars.
- Fabric softener sheets are claimed to clean baked on foods from cooking pots and pans.
- He stood up decisively, and took on of their cooking pots, and collected some rain water.
- They have only necessities, such as two or three cooking pots, a few plates, wooden spoons, and very few articles of clothing.
- In Bahia, the African tradition of cooking in ceramic pots is followed.
- Pliny the Younger gives us the romantic tale that Phoenician merchants first noticed that glass was formed under their cooking pots on the beach.
- In ordinary kitchens of all periods, cooking pots were made of unglazed Nile clay, sometimes with a burnished slip coating.
1.2(for jam, honey etc)tarro masculinebote masculine Spain
- They cooked on board their boats in a small bastible pot set inside a larger one, which held the fire.
- The soup arrived, bubbling away in a huge clay pot thing.
- At the Kittling Ridge Estate there are guided tours of the winery and distillery, with its vast fermentation cellars, copper pots and oak barrels.
- Protect recipes from kitchen mess by placing them under a clean, glass pot lid.
- A little bin serving as a mailbox sat next to the newly painted black door and on the opposite side was a terra cotta pot filled with red tulips and a crate containing firewood.
- After the salads comes a selection of different breads, then three large clay pot tureens of soup.
- An old china pot or bowl bought in a junk shop and filled with potpourri can prove a hit.
- Mr Ogogo also demonstrated traditional coil pot design, sculptural techniques and how to design and make traditional jewellery.
- She started the coffee maker for the whole 12-cup pot, she would end up drinking that and more.
- Normally his desk is clear save for the following: pencil pot full of writing instruments, my Manila-colored file, and a pad of paper.
- Her house is a small thatched cubby-hole with an empty grain storage pot.
- The magistrate concluded that the primary purpose of the plastic pot is for the growing of the plant.
- In a large saucepan, heat oil (enough to fill fondue pot two-thirds full) over medium heat.
1.3feminine teterafeminine cafeteraa pot of tea for two — té para dos
1.4(in pottery)vasija feminine
1.5(archaic) (drinking vessel)jarro masculine
- The competition for the night is for a pot of the best homemade blackcurrant jam.
- His house is equipped with various kinds of roasted coffee beans, a coffee grinder, and a coffee machine by which a pot of coffee can be brewed.
- Along with the higher cost of produce, I find the charges in the cafés extortionate, with a pot of tea for two costing up to £2.50.
- You not only get a pot of tea, or coffee, but fresh (un-sugared) whipped cream, and a sweet.
- I used to think that absolutely nothing could provide contentment equal to a pot of coffee and a four-pound Sunday newspaper.
- There always seems to be a pot of the café's delicious trademark hibiscus, ginger and cinnamon tea steeping on the counter.
- Yesterday staff, local craftspeople and builders who worked on the new branch toasted its success with a glass of champagne rather than a pot of tea.
- Fortified by a pot of tea and a toasted teacake at a transport cafe we again found ourselves on the A75.
- But the fact that a show was intended to be watched while sipping a pot of tea seems no longer to debar it from the status of entertainment to be enjoyed while chomping choc ices.
- Especially if you accompany it with a pot of Chinese tea - great for the digestion and known to lower cholesterol levels - rather than the usual pint of lager.
- Having shared a pot of tea for two we were ready to wend our way back to York after paying £10.50 for our snack.
- In addition for £1.65 I had a Danish pastry with a pot of tea.
- I could never draw with a steel quill worth a damn, so I kept a pot of ink and a couple of nibs above my mouse.
- So sit back quietly in that agreeably familiar comfy chair, treat yourself to a pot of weakish tea, and let me put the case for the rise of the dull man.
- Ann had a pot of tea which was offered with either fresh milk or a sachet.
- After practically giving up coffee for a couple of months, I had a pot of dark roast Friday.
- In fact, I won't be seeing it at all, because I have a pot of white emulsion and a wall that needs to be watched as the paint dries.
- A pot of tea for Ann and sparkling mineral water for me completed our snack at £8.15.
- Ann couldn't be persuaded to have more than a toasted teacake and a pot of tea which was a ‘special’ at £1.50.
- Yesterday she was braving a chilly wind for a pot of tea outside Sid's Cafe in the town centre, and wondering why she had left behind the 90 degree heat of Arlington.
2.1maceta femininetiesto masculine
3.1(in card games, in cards)pozo masculinebote masculine Spainto win the pot — llevarse el pozo
- to sweeten the pot — subir el pozo
- we can throw in the air conditioning to sweeten the pot — podemos incluir el aire acondicionado para hacer más atractiva la oferta
- On the hand in question I was on the button with five players already in the pot.
- The highest bidder places the number of counters bid into the pot.
- I decided to just call so as to keep as many as possible in the pot.
- Players having strong hands, who are waiting to raise, don't want you to know this until you're in the pot.
- Operators would rather rake the pot than charge per hand, because they can take out more money.
- According to the confused floor man announcing the event, Julian had made a flush and had won the pot.
- If several people are staying, the pot will return better odds and may be worth a chase.
- In a showdown, the winner will take the pot consisting of the small antes and the bets.
- Everyone puts a nickel into the pot and you deal out 5 cards to each player.
- If either of these players is nearly all in, you'll need a fairly decent hand to raise the pot.
- You merely need to extract more value from the pot than you put into it.
- Then, besides winning the pot when I improved, I'd also win a few of the times that I missed!
- If there is a tie for either high or low, the players involved in the tie split that half of the pot.
- When you peek at your two hole cards, if they're not both pretty big, it's very unlikely you belong in the pot.
- At the end of a hand, the dealer retains anything that is left in the pot, and the deal passes to the next player.
- Players pay the final difference between their total and the winner's total to the pot before the winner collects the final pot.
- The winner of the pot in the poker stage begins the play by leading a card face up in front of them.
- If the hand was played to the end, the pot stays in place, and there is no new ante; the players who folded in the previous hand are dealt in again if they wish.
- And if you happen to catch an ace or a king, that's likely to win the pot too.
- Second, be as certain as you can that your hand is best and that the pot odds are right.
3.2(kitty)fondo común masculinebote masculine Spain
4Britishinformal(large amount)he made pots / a pot of money — hizo un montón de plata
5British(in snooker)billa feminine
6informal(potbelly)panza feminine informalbarriga feminine informal
en una maceta
2British(in snooker, billiards)meterentronerar
3(rabbit/pheasant) cobrar(rabbit/pheasant) cazar
1informal(marijuana)hierba feminine informalmaría feminine Spain slangmota feminine Mexico informal
- In Vietnam soldiers took heroin and smoked copious quantities of pot and hash.
- The legalising campaign also points to the fact that smoking is legal, and that pot is in no way more unhealthy than smoking.
- As no pot was smoked in public, all charges are summarily dismissed without prejudice.
- When are we going to catch up with other countries and realise that smoking a bit of pot is not going to turn us all into cocaine addicts.
- Thirteen years of increased marijuana arrests actually correspond to increased pot smoking by kids.
- Almost four of every 10 teens aged 18 or 19 reported having smoked pot or hash in the previous year.
- When I was pregnant he didn't calm down, I hardly saw him as he was always out with his friends smoking pot.
- A night smoking pot will cost you far less than a night on the beer.
- Mother says that just because they smoke pot doesn't mean that they're stoners.
- This was a big problem, I was smoking pot before work, at work and at night.
- You really can't have an intelligent discussion about drugs if you're going to lump pot in with cocaine, and ecstasy in with heroin.
- He asked me if I took any drugs and I honestly answered that I smoked a fair bit of pot and also smoked cigarettes.
- Banning parties and blockading raves will not stop a movement, nor will it stop the use of ecstasy, cocaine, speed, heroin and pot for that matter.
- So if it's legal to go out, drink 23 pints and get into a state and a half, why not be allowed to smoke pot?
- The model here is the Dutch program of allowing users to smoke pot in licensed cannabis shops.
- Comparing pot to heroin or to LSD or to pretty much any drug is like comparing an apple to a cloud.
- I also know that at least five of my fellow officers smoke pot and arrest people the next day for supplying it.
- In an atmosphere of ecstasy, pot smoking and cocaine line drug taking the evening gets out of hand.
- I mean its one thing to smoke cigarettes and whole other thing to smoke pot, or use crack or LSD.
- Forty-five per cent of Canadians have smoked pot at least once and males are more likely to toke up than females.
- The tournament favourite raised a finger to a pocket after missing a difficult pot during his 10-6 success.
- The 24-year-old picks up a cue straight off the rack and proceeds to dazzle me with an array of fantastic pots and superb ball control.
- Both players looked nervous in the 16th, missing straightforward pots before White eventually took the initiative and the frame.
- Attempting to position the cue ball for a pot on the black to a centre pocket, he experienced an unusually excessive bounce off the top cushion which took the white way past its intended spot.
- He fought back to take a nervous 14th frame with both players missing straightforward pots as the tension mounted.
- As I explained to Shawn, I feel a great amount of back fat, and the lower-slung jeans that I wear make the pot that is my belly especially obvious to me.
- It's also a very good pattern for anyone who has a bit of a pot, because the crossgrain hangs down straight, and totally diminishes a pot.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.