In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(in one piece)enteroshe swallowed it whole — se lo tragó entero
- the vase was still whole — el jarrón todavía estaba intacto
- Don't have a whole chocolate bar, stick to a couple of pieces and an apple to fill you up.
- The animals are then served whole in coconut milk and are consumed in their entirety.
- Close attention is needed to piece together a whole, but it's worth it for the the range of writing.
- The bread contains nibbly, whole pieces of grain which have the reputation of damaging fillings.
- It includes whole scenes, footage, music and assorted bits and pieces left out of the original.
- When you've done the sums, the rainforest is actually worth more whole than in pieces.
- A whole piece of chicken may frighten them away but a chicken wing keeps them content.
- Stir in the squash and lightly mash with the back of a fork, leaving some pieces whole.
- Ethylene evolution was determined in whole leaves, and thereafter in wounded discs.
- To be healthy is to be whole, and without unification of the mind, body and spirit, a person will fall ill.
- You express and share feelings, also help others to feel healthy and whole around you.
- Discover your true, whole, healthy self!
2.1(entire)there's a whole bottle left — queda una botella entera
- he drank the whole bottle — se tomó la botella entera / íntegra
- they've eaten the whole lot! — ¡se lo han comido todo!
- three whole days — tres días enteros
- I've been here the whole time — he estado aquí todo el tiempo
- the whole (wide) world — el mundo entero
- the whole individual — el individuo en su totalidad
- the whole truth — toda la verdad
- whole wheat — trigo integral
- Height, weight, hair colour, the way they walk plus a whole host of other factors allow you to identify them.
- The hard questions are: what do we need, how much do we need, and are the ads telling the whole truth?
- Then he sized up the two Irish reporters, figured they could take it, and told the whole truth.
- I am afraid that a whole country, an entire people, will be destroyed for nothing.
- The whole process from walking through the door takes five and a half minutes, without even a hint of a rush.
- You may walk the whole way to Monatore bridge and back, a distance of just over two miles, or else do a shorter walk.
- The truth is that the whole system will be bankrupt if we pay for any medication for the elderly.
- Both of these might have elements of truth, but they can hardly be the whole truth.
- I quickly joked that if he spent whole day walking around flapping his arms, he would not be fat either.
- After a while we began a gentle ascent of the Little Homer Saddle, the only climb in the whole walk.
- Projecting growth over a whole century for the entire planet is just plain silly.
- Surely that is their job, to be independent, fearless, and tell the whole truth.
- He had not told me the whole truth about what the relationship was.
- We walked and spent the whole evening last night nattering about him.
- The whole idea that the entire country took to arms with pitchforks and scythes is also a fallacy.
- I don't think the whole truth has come out and I don't think it ever will.
- Networks are easy to set up, thanks to improved software that walks you through the whole process with wizards.
- This means having a train station in Shawfair town centre within easy walking distance of the whole population.
- It includes a whole host of guided walks that will help people understand and enjoy some wonderful local attractions.
- In truth the whole evening was testimony to the benefits that can be accrued from Transition Year.
2.2(emphatic use)I was beginning to get fed up with the whole affair — me estaba empezando a hartar del asunto
- the whole point of these meetings was to … ! — ¡lo que se pretendía con estas reuniones era precisamente … !
- there's a whole body of opinion which opposes it — hay toda una corriente de opinión en contra de ello
1(integral unit)todo masculinethe parts that make up the whole — las partes que forman / constituyen el todo
- the whole of sth
- the whole of the morning — toda la mañana
- the whole of his body was covered in sores — todo su cuerpo estaba cubierto de llagas
- they lost the whole of their savings — perdieron todos sus ahorros / la totalidad de sus ahorros
- a threat to the whole of mankind — una amenaza para toda la humanidad / para la humanidad entera
2as a whole
- the situation has to be seen as a whole — hay que enfocar la situación como un todo / de manera global
- the business is to be sold as a whole — el negocio se va a vender como una unidad
- this will affect Europe as a whole — esto va a afectar a Europa en su totalidad
- on the whole — en general
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