In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Anatomylengua feminineto poke / put / stick one's tongue out at sb — sacarle la lengua a algn
- with one's tongue hanging out — con la lengua fuera
- her behavior has set tongues wagging in the village — su comportamiento ha dado que hablar en el pueblo
- to bite one's tongue — morderse la lengua
- to get one's tongue around sth — pronunciar algo
- I can't get my tongue around his name — su nombre me resulta muy difícil de pronunciar
- to have a cruel / sharp / wicked tongue — tener lengua viperina / de víbora
- to have a loose tongue — (reveal information) hablar más de la cuenta
- loose tongues cost lives — las indiscreciones cuestan vidas
- to hold one's tongue — callarse
- to keep a civil tongue in one's head — expresarse en lenguaje respetuoso
- to loosen sb's tongue — hacer hablar a algn
- the wine loosened their tongues — el vino les soltó la lengua
- to lose one's tongue
- have you lost your tongue? — ¿te ha comido la lengua el gato?
- to say sth (with) tongue in cheek — decir algo medio burlándose / medio en broma
- the film was supposed to be tongue in cheek — se suponía que la película no iba del todo en serio
- tongue-in-cheek comments — comentarios irónicos
- The tongue and mucous membranes lose their glistening appearance and the buccal mucosa becomes sticky.
- The digestive system includes the mouth, teeth, tongue, esophagus, stomach, and intestines.
- It took three swallows for her tongue and throat to start working again.
- In severe cases, oral herpes causes sores that spread from the lips to the inside of the mouth, along the tongue and cheeks to the back of the throat.
- Cool water dribbled on his lips, and he opened his mouth, moistening his tongue and swallowing.
- The most serious symptom is the swelling of the lips, mouth, tongue, face and throat.
- Look out for vomit blocking the airway and check that the patient has not swallowed their tongue.
- The oral cavity with the tongue, the pharynx and esophagus constitute the swallowing organ.
- Swallowing, which is accomplished by muscle movements in the tongue and mouth, moves the food into the throat, or pharynx.
- Call your doctor if you have sores in your mouth, on your tongue, or on your lips.
- Patients are also at risk for cancers of the brain, lung, stomach, tongue, and melanoma of the eye, and leukemia.
- To take an oral reading, place the thermometer in the child's mouth under the tongue.
- As you fall into a deep sleep, the muscles in your tongue, throat and roof of your mouth relax.
- The discovery of a specific taste receptor on the human tongue for glutamates in 2000 legitimized its existence as a basic flavor.
- This deficiency is associated with anemia, a sore mouth and tongue and poor growth and spinal cord problems in newborn children.
- In a swallow, the tongue presses the bolus into the pharynx.
- You put them in your mouth at bedtime to keep your tongue and jaw forward during sleep.
- Common sites for barbell-style jewelry are the ear, eyebrow, tongue, and navel.
- The seal has a big, fat, fleshy tongue and nostrils and a larynx very much like ours.
- A bundle of muscles extends from the floor of the mouth to form the tongue.
- If you're not in the sandwich mood, they do have other items on the menu, including pork tongue with a red pepper sauce which was quite tasty.
- Add tongue; simmer for three to four hours or until tender.
- Cut the beef tongue and foie gras into six slices and reserve.
- Soak tongue in cold running water for three to four hours.
- No word on what he thought of such delicacies as the black pepper donuts and the Kobe beef tongue.
- But don't forget oxtail and tongue, both of which will probably need to be ordered specially.
- A Chilean Merlot or a decent Beaujolais is the best partner for liver, tongue, sausage and ham.
- It might be impossible to move an entire case of tongue or oxtail or side of lamb unless the person requesting it buys at least half.
- I had braised beef tongue with ragout of porcini mushroom and white beans, with a soft poached egg laid on top.
- Perhaps horse would do, or tongue, or pork, or some sort of bird.
- I try desperately not to cringe when offered tongue, frog's legs and pig's trotters, and I eat them, every time.
- For supper we'd have things that people would never dream of eating now, like cold tongue or herrings' roe on toast.
- Pound per metric pound, it's cheaper to buy rump steak than it is pork tongue.
- We were served salad, tongue, filled peppers and that's where I stopped.
- At 2.39 leva the Stara Planina salad is a slightly less ostentatious plate of tongue, sausage, tomato, cheese and olives.
- The statement also said the latest cases were likely caused by the consumption of tainted pork tongue in jelly.
- These were duly consumed by the 160 residents, together with ham and tongue and 500 fancy cakes.
- Just like potato chips, crackers, pickled eggs, popcorn and tongue, les pattes de porc are designed to leave you begging for beer.
- These berries are considered to be a fine accompaniment for buffalo steaks or tongue, an affinity which accounts for their common name.
- Stir in the remaining pork tongue, chili paste and miso.
2feminine lenguafeminine lenguafeminine lengüetamasculine hebijónmasculine badajo
3(language)lengua feminineidioma masculinemother/native tongue — lengua materna/nativa
- the gift of tongues — el don de lenguas
- to speak in tongues — hablar en lenguas desconocidas
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