In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Cooking(para beber) clear soup(con arroz etc) soup(para cocinar) stock(salsa) juicescubitos de caldo — stock cubes
- caldo de pollo/verduras — chicken/vegetable stock
- déle un caldito ligero — give him a thin soup
- cambiar el caldo a las aceitunas — to have / take a leak
- echar un caldo — to have a grope
- hacerle a algn el caldo gordo — to make it / things easy for sb
- poner a algn a caldo — to tell sb what you think of him/her
- al que no quiere caldo, taza y media / dos tazas — it never rains but it pours
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