In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(evening meal)cena femininecomida Latin Americato have supper — comer Latin America
- what's for supper? — ¿qué hay de cena?
- would you like to stay to supper? — ¿le gustaría quedarse a cenar?
- Then he'd play catch with his son for 15 or 20 or 30 minutes before supper.
- Originating in London, the spa towns and developing seaside resorts to provide entertainment for their seasonal influx of visitors, Assemblies consisted of a concert followed by dancing, card games and a light supper.
- Two of her four children were in their locked bedroom, waiting for their supper.
- After they eat supper, they argue over the remnants of the basket of mushrooms.
- The tour will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by a light supper and social hour.
- He chooses times of day when the lights are just coming on, twilight or early evening, when people are still awake, maybe congregating in a single room for supper or to watch TV.
- The three carried their supper into the living room and after a few mouthfuls of tea, picked up their instruments.
- She'll be having her supper on a tray, watching the sundown birds.
- You might just end up without any supper for the evening.
- It was obviously meant for family meals or private informal suppers with friends.
- Card tables were set up, a good supper was enjoyed and plenty of gossip ensued.
- They had all eaten poisonous mushrooms for supper, except the boy, who was denied supper as a punishment, because he had misbehaved.
- He sits there for a while, but a nurse comes along and makes him get some supper.
- Traditional Spanish tapas bars serve meat, cheese, tortillas and salads as the light evening supper, and Spanish wine flows freely, as does olive oil.
- But then his mom told him to clean his room and get washed up for supper.
- They will be greeted with a light supper before heading to the local pub for a drink.
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