In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a sprinkling of vinegar — unas gotas de vinagre
- add a sprinkling of sugar — espolvoree con un poco de azúcar
- we only got a sprinkling of snow/rain — solo cayeron unos cuantos copos de nieve /unas gotas de lluvia
- there was a sprinkling of children in the audience — había algunos niños entre el público
- his story was enlivened by a sprinkling of anecdotes — amenizó su relato salpicándolo de anécdotas
- Many of the ground staff are ex-military, but the board has a number of merchant bankers and there's a sprinkling of journalists, police, former UN staffers and aid workers.
- She recognized Stardust immediately; he was a black horse with a sprinkling of grey spots on his neck and back.
- Serve in large bowls with liberal sprinklings of Parmesan and huge glasses of wine.
- Derived mostly from French (with sprinklings from African, Amerindian, and English dialects), Creole is particularly expressive and idiomatic, using a relatively simple grammatical structure.
- Her porcelain complexion had just a sprinkling of light freckles, right across the bridge.
- Most were high schoolers, but there was also a sprinkling of college students and even a few teenyboppers dashing around.
- While there are sprinklings of humor, overall it's a fairly straightforward film.
- Among the family and friends were a sprinkling of political figures.
- There are sprinklings of yellow and white from buttercups and clover, and dock weeds tower above the lot.
- The Rocky Mountains in the west of the State are brown and arid during the summer months with sprinklings of coniferous trees on their parched slopes.
- Leave to stand for 10 minutes before serving with soured cream, a sprinkling of dill and buttered black bread.
- A sprinkling of international football stars boosted the celebrity of the gathering alongside politicians, media folk and, of course, men and women of letters from clinical and academic medicine.
- After about 20 minutes, remove the lid and continue to fry for another 5 minutes, adding a sprinkling of sugar to assist the browning and accentuate the natural sweetness of the onions.
- The small ceremony attended by family and a sprinkling of friends was followed by a dinner reception and after-party in the wine cellar and penthouse, respectively, of Hotel Icon.
- It was snowing lightly and there was a sprinkling of snow on the ground.
- Normally one would expect a journalist to display a certain amount of tact and diplomacy, touched with a sprinkling of humour and objectivity.
- The sauce was rich and delicately spiced, with a hint of turmeric and a sprinkling of fresh coriander.
- For our tour of America we basically had a reserve team with a sprinkling of first-teamers and because of players being missing our results suffered.
- Season to taste with black pepper and serve with a sprinkling of freshly grated Parmesan.
- A healthy dose of escapism is what we have here, balanced with a sprinkling of scientific facts.
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