In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1trago masculineto take / have a swig of sth — tomarse un trago de algo
- in one swig — de un trago
- Soon the guard took his water canteen out of his belt, took a swig, and dropped to the floor, never to wake again.
- I pulled the bottle out from under the cushion and took a swig of the liquor in it.
- She regretted not taking a swig of orange juice with the banana, not remembering to drink that half glass of instant tea.
- In other words, when the men get tired of the women spending long hours agonising over jewellery, they can just step next door for a swig.
- At 250 calories a swig, it was the perfect drink for ski troopers in off the mountains.
- She swallowed them with a swig of water, and asked if she could go to bed.
- Marie pulled the cigarette out of her mouth and took a swig of her drink, until only half of it remained.
- I pulled a beer out of the brown bag I was carrying and took a few swigs to settle my nerves.
- I lay on the rooftop eating a sandwich hungrily and washing it down with a swig of whiskey.
- He wipes the drool, takes a swig of beer and takes a quick run through the Internet to keep from falling asleep.
- From the pocket of his khaki jacket, he picked a small liquor bottle and took a swig.
- Taking a big swig from her emergency bottle of glucose drink, she kicked the door down, and entered the studio.
- Wesley coughed and swallowed a long swig of his ale while Pearl tried to explain her complicated situation.
- The sweetness gets too much after more than a couple of swigs, and after a while it starts to produce a build-up of gas which eventually squirts right up your nose.
- I laughed, watching them take a bite of their muffins and then drinking a swig of pop at almost the same time.
- His partner took a long swig, either ignoring his friend or too drunk to care.
- They remain silent until their drinks arrive and they take a couple bracing swigs.
- When Liz came back with a tray the old lady seized her cup and took a long swig of hot tea.
- ‘Humans are mindless,’ Mya grunted, drinking half of the bottle in three swigs.
- Leaning against the side of the wall, he took a swig of his drink.
transitive verbswigged, swigging
1tomarbebershe was swigging brandy from the bottle — tomaba / bebía brandy de la botella
- He laughed, before swigging the contents down.
- At the end of a hard day, a rescue worker picked up a near-empty gin bottle and swigged the remainder.
- When the friend arrives, he is handed the second Coke and starts swigging it with no clue where it had been.
- Normally, she didn't drink rum straight, but popping the top, she swigged half the contents of the bottle in one go.
- We swigged cheap champagne from a shared bottle and fought running snowball battles with the neighbourhood kids.
- A chemist who swigged vodka at work was let off with a reprimand after she cleaned up her act.
- I swear she swigged the stuff from a flask in her purse.
- He rolled his eyes as he swallowed and swigged the dregs of his espresso.
- Teenagers sit swigging beer at roadblocks, ready to kill anyone who doesn't have the right papers.
- She had to be in control, even if it meant artificially reining in her wild emotions by swigging a few drinks.
- I travelled in reading a report for the first of two meetings today, swigging copious amounts of fizzy mineral water and nursing a large hangover.
- Band members had to photograph one another swigging the bright orange drink.
- Sylvia, who'd bought a bottle of wine, carried the dog under one arm while she swigged vino with her other.
- We all went to swim before lunch, rather necessary after swigging Martinis.
- Dressed in regulation New York black, the opening crowd is much too busy swigging its wine and talking to its friends to listen or watch.
- We sit swigging the wine with which we are liberally provided, then we disperse.
- My brother Bruce and I were standing on the rear patio of my father's house, swigging beers as my dad was readying steaks for the grill.
- The last we saw of him he was pictured swigging beer on a yacht in Marbella.
- In this diary, the heroine is more likely to spend her days loading cartloads of hay and selling cattle rather than counting calories and swigging Chardonnay.
- It's always best to drink bubbly from a glass rather than swigging it directly from the bottle.
intransitive verbswigged, swigging
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