In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Reaching into his own lunch bag, he lightly tossed a satsuma her way.
- The annuals were as much part of Christmas Day as satsumas or chocolate money.
- In general I confine myself to extra satsumas and nuts, although I do find it difficult to resist those giant chocolate Brazils.
- To make a change from satsumas and buckets of chocolates this Christmas, try the youngsters with astronaut food.
- Selina's face brightened as she exchanged one of her apples for one of the already peeled satsumas.
- Both satsuma and tangerine are types of mandarin, a group of citrus with brightly colored pulp and easy-to-peel skins.
- The National School Fruit Scheme involves giving each child between the ages of four and six years a piece of fruit daily - an apple, a satsuma or a banana.
- As regards fruit, I'm always tucking into clementines, satsumas, whatever they're called at the moment.
- Only the seriously deluded could believe that a burger and chips dinner will be less cholesterol-packed if you round it off with a small satsuma.
- Other recent arrivals on supermarket shelves include an onion sweet enough to be eaten like an apple, miniature melons and the gratsuma - a cross between a grapefruit and a satsuma.
- It is seedless unless you plant some other types of citrus nearby, and has a more tangy taste than the satsuma.
- The best I could come up with was one battered and bruised pack of tiny satsumas and I refused to buy that because the shopkeeper wouldn't reduce the price.
- In our house Santa delivers stockings to the bedrooms, in which everything, even a satsuma, is individually wrapped, with lots of Sellotape.
- I realised that the only food I had eaten today was a bag of crisps and three satsumas!
- Snack on satsumas or take a vitamin supplement each morning!
- They are still grown around the Mediterranean, but have been partly ousted in commerce by the satsumas and clementines.
- On any particular morning the bananas and satsumas in the fruit bowl will vie for my attention, and the rice and the pasta fight it out at dinner that evening.
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