In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cantidad pequeña)añadir una pizca de sal — add a pinch of salt
- ¿quieres más vino? — bueno, una pizquita — would you like some more wine? — well, just a drop
- ni pizca
- el chiste no me hizo ni pizca de gracia — I didn't find the joke the slightest bit funny / in the least funny / remotely funny
- levantarme tan temprano no me gusta ni pizca — I don't like getting up so early one little bit
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