In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ice/snow) derretirse(snow/ice) fundirse(snow/ice) deshacerse(frozen food) descongelarsethe atmosphere soon thawed (out) once we got talking — en cuanto nos pusimos a hablar el ambiente empezó a relajarse
- relations between the two countries are thawing — las relaciones entre los dos países se están haciendo más cordiales / se están distendiendo
- his shyness slowly thawed — poco a poco fue perdiendo la timidez
- If you're using a frozen vegetable package from the store, turn the heat up a bit so that the vegetables thaw and the flavour can infuse itself into the vegetables.
- Jack was already making his way across the lawn towards the lake, which had thawed out in the warmer weather.
- There's never a reason to leave food thawing on the counter.
- Whether it's global warming or just Klondike weirdness, the Klondike River thawed and rose 2 metres in December.
- I am aware that mastodons once walked where I walk, that the seemingly solid ground under my feet has frozen and thawed (and will re-freeze and re-thaw) over eons.
- The crunch-crunch of the icy grass is music to my ears, as I walk on it before the frost has thawed.
- On one occasion we were snowed in and the four boys all had chicken pox so we moved out to a rented cottage in Roxburgh until the snow thawed.
- Or they abandoned ship altogether and slogged to shore, hoping to regain their vessels when the ice thawed.
- And any remaining snow is likely to thaw - swelling already brimming rivers - as record high temperatures are also predicted.
- Add the frozen vegetables, garlic and ginger and cook for two minutes, until the vegetables thaw.
- Lily bulbs can go into the ground as soon as the soil has thawed.
- Waxy starch gels form a paste at lower temperatures, swell with more water than regular or partially waxy starches, and don't lose water during freezing and thawing.
- Thankfully two weeks later, after the snow had thawed, they happily celebrated their wedding anniversary among family and friends.
- When I left the hospital, the snow was already thawing, and water dripped from roofs and gutters everywhere.
- But closer study at the nearby University of Alaska revealed an assortment of bacterial cells, many of which came to life as soon as the ice thawed.
- Shackleton and his 28-man crew waited, immobilized, in the hope that the ice would eventually thaw, but after ten months the ship was destroyed by ice pressure.
- Meanwhile, it is hoped temperatures will rise for long enough to allow the snow and ice to thaw before the next freeze sets in.
- When the ice thawed, the Messerschmitt sank and remained at the bottom of the lake until recovered by Pearce.
- Foods which are still partially frozen or have thawed but are still cold to the touch (40 degrees or lower) can safely be refrozen.
- Tightly wrap meat, poultry and fish so the juices don't drip on other food as they thaw in the refrigerator.
1(ice/snow) derretir(snow/ice) fundir(snow/ice) deshacer(frozen food) descongelar
1deshielo masculinederretimiento masculinea thaw has set in — ha empezado el deshielo
- the diplomatic thaw — el deshielo de las relaciones diplomáticas
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