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 grain, flour) pala feminine(for grain, flour) poruña feminine Chile(for ice-cream) pala feminine(for ice-cream) cuchara feminineMedicine cucharilla feminine
- Use an ice cream scoop to remove seeds and strings from a squash.
- An alterative method is to record the number of feed containers (weigh scoops, coffee cans, etc.) used to feed the sows over a period of several days and determine the average amount consumed per day.
- Using a ¼ cup measuring scoop, spoon a biscuit-sized lump of dough into the flour and sprinkle flour gently over it.
- Counter girls use ice cream scoops to measure the finished slaw into styrofoam cuplets.
- I use a homemade scoop to measure, and stir it in with a soft brush till completely dissolved.
- From plant covers to scoops to bird feeders, these containers have been a gardener's friend.
- ‘She said she felt like a rock star,’ she says of her partner's experience checking in at the airport with a stack of steel scoops.
- Using a paring knife or a melon ball scoop, hollow out the bottom of the cake, keeping the removed section intact.
- You can remove the debris by hand, with a spatula, a large spoon, a gutter scoop, or small trowel.
- If you're putting out flour, every plastic or metal thing in your house can be a scoop or a container.
- When the kids arrive, they see a big tarp piled with 10 pounds of flour, bowls, scoops, and sifters.
- There was an instrument that played the wind, made of ice-cream scoops, which whizzed around when the wind blew it or they hit it with a cricket bat.
- Use a table knife to scoop and press dough into ¼ cup measuring scoops, and plunk the mounds onto the prepared cookie sheets.
- As long as you handle them carefully, the scoops should last forever.
1.2(measure)(of ice-cream) bola feminine(of mashed potatoes) cucharada feminine
- First, fill a standard coffee mug with 2 scoops of rainbow sherbet.
- Take small scoops of dough and roll to form small balls 2 inches in diameter.
- Throw about a cup and a half of stout in the blender with two scoops of premium vanilla ice cream and whirl away; it's one of the truly great taste thrills in life.
- You can inoculate your soil by finding a healthy wild tree and then bringing a few scoops of the soil beneath its branches back to your ground.
- At that, Joe, moving quickly, reached into his pocket and pulled out a teaspoon and threw in 3 small scoops of the white powder from the plastic bag.
- We had a slice of hot apple pie with a couple of scoops of vanilla ice cream.
- I really shouldn't have been surprised when I ended up at the ice cream parlor with Mom and my three scoops of rainbow sherbet in a sugar cone.
- Serve the tarts warm, with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream or with apricot brandy sorbet.
- Top with a scoop of blackberry tea sorbet and butternut squash drips.
- Instead of using scoops of mortar, you can cover an entire area with 1 to 2 inches of leveled mortar before laying the paving piece.
- A good, plain, not too sweet scoop of vanilla would have made a far better companion.
- So we get two scoops of each and we walk around the park.
- Set a scoop of mint gelato on top and garnish with chocolate shavings and mint.
- I extracted slow licks from a single scoop of vanilla.
- We could have had three scoops of different ice creams with all the toppings we want.
- The city's worth a visit for that alone - three scoops of high-roast ground Cuban coffee to a trickle of scalding water, served in sugary shot measures that simply electrify the system.
- On a plate, place two samosas and top with a scoop of sherbet.
- To serve, set two scoops of pumpkin seed cream in the center of a plate and arrange alternating layers of strudel tuiles and apples on top.
- A scoop of ice-cream is also indispensable for many a diner with his cup of fruit salad.
- The title poem of his new collection is a rangy, long-lined meditation dishing up great scoops of modern life.
2.1Journalismprimicia femininepisotón masculine Spain informal
- One of her answers became the headline of the resulting scoop for his newspaper.
- He was also conducting damage control because it already had the scoop on the deal and was going to break the story before he made his announcement at the show.
- Inventiveness, bite and enthusiasm keep it ahead of the pack and the intuitive Glass epitomizes those qualities, sending staff into raptures on a weekly basis with news of his latest audacious scoops at editorial meetings.
- The press club syndrome plays its own role in ensuring that the bulk of the news is the same across channels and newspapers and that barring the occasional exclusives and scoops, there are no surprises.
- The station's recent news scoop on the controversy meant that it had the only television interview with the judge.
- Your news and scoops have helped me tremendously.
- It has yet to sue a professional news organisation for publishing similar scoops.
- The important point here is that we've got the big news scoop and we're the first site to actually bring you a report from a US soldier on the front lines.
- Karen gives the latest scoop on long hair at the Fashion 2000 Runways.
- I'll write more on this later, but I think that she has a real big scoop here.
- Up next, who do American reporters turn to for the real scoop in Afghanistan?
- If, however, qualified privilege is ever to extend to scoops and exposés of this nature, it is difficult to see what fuller opportunity for comment could be given.
- I wanted the scoop, but not that badly.
- Rosanna is the Entertainment News Reporter, so she always has the scoop on what is happening with the stars.
- All the women in town turned to her for the latest scoop on everything.
- A scoop by the tabloid newspaper announced that he had sent him to visit a rehab clinic to observe the dangers of drug use.
- It was a mad and informative place to get the scoop on your favourite anything and like the rest of the internet, someone always had advice for you whether you needed it or not.
- There's one item, however, I can give you the straight scoop on.
- Around her was a mass of hungry school newspaper journalists and editors and photographers and gossipers wanting the scoop on her and Anthony.
- Ever want to get the scoop on who's publishing what and when?
- So I headed to his Web site for the real scoop on my battery.
- Read the business section of newspapers for the scoop.
- This preserved its news scoop, but it also prolonged the skepticism surrounding the Americans' story.
- We commit to continuing to publish the serious scoops, the weighty investigative pieces and the incisive political analysis.
- The programme features some of the show's biggest scoops and most memorable moments.
- He had a string of impressive scoops at the newspaper.
- Our tale is about a journalist who decides to go to the Soviet Union to get a big scoop for the front page of his newspaper.
- Her father George, a journalist, sees this as his big chance to advance his stagnating newspaper career, to bag an incredible scoop.
- He has the scoop on current initiatives afoot to inform you of the latest flaws and fixes.
- In the ferociously competitive media markets that are a feature of most western countries, this rule comes a very poor second to the demand for sensational scoops and eye-catching headlines.
- If you are, or know of, a classical musician, you'll love the inside scoop, which is more accurate than most folks would believe.
2.2British informal (lucky gain)logro financiero masculinebatacazo masculine River Plate informalbatatazo masculine Chile informal
2.3US informal (information)the scoop — la información
- what's the scoop? — ¿cuál es la onda?
1(pick up)he scooped some rice from the bag — sacó un poco de arroz de la bolsa con una pala
- they scooped the water out of the boat — achicaron el agua del bote
- Mounds of fluffy basmati rice are scooped from an immense pot, heaped onto a platter and topped with the steaming kabobs, grilled tomatoes and a section of raw onion.
- Mumbling and feeling awkward, Tristan moved to scoop a spoonful but the spoon hit the bowl and some of it splattered onto Tristan's chest.
- Sitting down at his usual spot, Anthony begins to scoop his food into his mouth.
- Since he was laughing I began laughing and he began to scoop the popcorn back into the bowl.
- So her mum used a bent oven tray to scoop up all the caterpillars.
- Scooping a spoonful up, she bends her spoon, took aim and fired.
- I grabbed the pot she'd set down and scooped the grains onto my plate.
- I picked up a box and scooped out a handful, laying them on my bed.
- I scooped some macaroni onto my plate and grabbed a hot dog and hot dog bun.
- She put her hand in the fountain and scooped out a handful of water, then drank it.
- Gwen grabbed a bowl and began to scoop meatballs and spaghetti into it.
- Retired, he now scoops ice cream a few days a week at a neighborhood parlor.
- ‘One chocolate milkshake coming up,’ Mike said cheerfully and began scooping some ice cream into a large silver cup.
- Or dump them in a big bowl and have kids use a miniature spoon to scoop out a spoonful each.
- He carefully scooped the ice cream, treating Ellie to sprinkles because he knew how much she loved them.
- She scooped a large spoonful of scrambled eggs onto the plate before me.
- What's more, North America has vast deposits of uranium ore, and scooping it up is no real challenge.
- In the long troughs off to one side, he scooped a grain mix from the two barrels in the wagon.
- Rebecca scooped a small palm sized amount of grain and let him eat some from her hand.
- He knelt down to begin frantically scooping them back into the box as she slid the apartment key into her pocket, undid the deadbolt and stepped out into the hall.
2.1informal (gain)ganarhe scooped the major awards — acaparó / se llevó los premios más importantes
- they are scooping $10 million a year — están sacando 10 millones de dólares al año
- Jason also scooped the prize for the highest break in the tournament.
- One lucky punter who wins the main prize draw will also scoop a delicious £200,000 as part of the loyalty promo.
- Last Saturday, one lucky punter scooped what appears to be the largest individual win from a UK-based bookmaker.
- But while it effectively scoops the official account, due in January from National Geographic Adventure Press, it's hardly great.
- He scooped the top prize of €5,200 in the very successful fundraising event.
- The poor guy at the table was stunned that I wasn't trying to scoop him.
- A farm bed and breakfast has scooped its second tourism award in six months.
- Nothing is as sobering as getting elbow checked out of the way by a cane-wielding senior citizen as they scoop you on the item of your dreams.
- To get this scoop, Naxos brought its recording equipment to the Wexford Festival Opera on the coast of Ireland.
- Three of the awards were scooped up by South Island properties.
- We are blown away as he scoops the lucrative second prize again.
- Biggest soap news of the year, and totally scooping anything that was going on in Weatherfield, was the return of Dirty Den Watts.
- According to this almost Orwellian way of thinking, a frozen carton of milk would be a better vanilla ice cream than either of them - and an ordinary ice cube would presumably scoop the highest prize of all.
- You'd dial the number, then keep the line open while you encouraged the whole of the web to blitz it, thus scooping all of your rivals.
- This sign is the most likely to have stocks and shares and the luckiest winners of Premium Bonds, scooping one in every seven prizes.
- He declared categorically that it would, and while I thought that was a big scoop the news desk didn't, and gave it two paras on an inside page.
- The winner, after all other contestants have been eliminated, will scoop a £50,000 prize.
- Plenty of print journalists who maintain weblogs must be tempted to scoop themselves by blogging something before writing about it for their paper.
- Rumours are sweeping Cricklade that a lucky resident has scooped the lottery jackpot.
- It has scooped more accolades at a prestigious national awards ceremony for the regional newspaper industry.
- Ray Charles dominated the Grammy awards last night, scooping the largest haul of prizes at the star-studded event..
- That blocks one particular route to scooping the entire seven million dollars.
- Just the day after he and his team had scooped a Best Documentary trophy at the prestigious film and television awards, the director found himself at a very different sort of party.
- In recent months, a whole herd of environmental journalists have claimed to scoop the latest massacre of elephants at the hands of ivory traders, but the true story could lie elsewhere.
2.2they scooped the rest of the national press — se adelantaron a los demás periódicos nacionales con la primicia / la exclusiva
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