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
- From the pocket of his khaki jacket, he picked a small liquor bottle and took a swig.
- When Liz came back with a tray the old lady seized her cup and took a long swig of hot tea.
- Leaning against the side of the wall, he took a swig of his drink.
- I pulled a beer out of the brown bag I was carrying and took a few swigs to settle my nerves.
- I laughed, watching them take a bite of their muffins and then drinking a swig of pop at almost the same time.
- 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 pulled the bottle out from under the cushion and took a swig of the liquor in it.
- ‘Humans are mindless,’ Mya grunted, drinking half of the bottle in three swigs.
- Marie pulled the cigarette out of her mouth and took a swig of her drink, until only half of it remained.
- They remain silent until their drinks arrive and they take a couple bracing swigs.
- He wipes the drool, takes a swig of beer and takes a quick run through the Internet to keep from falling asleep.
- His partner took a long swig, either ignoring his friend or too drunk to care.
- At 250 calories a swig, it was the perfect drink for ski troopers in off the mountains.
- I lay on the rooftop eating a sandwich hungrily and washing it down with a swig of whiskey.
- 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.
- She regretted not taking a swig of orange juice with the banana, not remembering to drink that half glass of instant tea.
- Wesley coughed and swallowed a long swig of his ale while Pearl tried to explain her complicated situation.
- Taking a big swig from her emergency bottle of glucose drink, she kicked the door down, and entered the studio.
- She swallowed them with a swig of water, and asked if she could go to bed.
- Soon the guard took his water canteen out of his belt, took a swig, and dropped to the floor, never to wake again.
1tomarbebershe was swigging brandy from the bottle — tomaba / bebía brandy de la botella
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