In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a slap-up meal — una comilona informal
- Not only that, he was responsible for giving the whole village two slap-up meals per annum.
- Last month, Hilary, 30, celebrated her second Oscar win with a slap-up meal - in a burger bar.
- The loving pair's children gave them a party at the Essex Golf Club, in Eastern Avenue, which included a slap-up dinner and a disco.
- ‘I was promised a slap-up meal and a few drinks on them the next time the missus and I go to the races,’ said Peter perking up at the prospect.
- I promise my by now sceptical family a slap-up lunch in Paris.
- He ordered a slap-up meal for himself accompanied by two large bottles of beer.
- The winners of our Bride of the Year competition were treated to a slap-up meal thanks to the main sponsors.
- Tired of forking out your student loan on cultural nonsense instead of senseless drinking and slap-up meals?
- For most people Christmas is a happy time for family reunions, presents and a slap-up meal.
- It did mean I had to finish the cake, despite the fact I was full to the brim with a slap-up meal, red wine and champers, and felt a little like throwing up.
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