n(British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar]
- 1.1 (sausage) salchicha (feminine) 1.2 (firework) petardo (masculine)More example sentences1.3 (car)
(old banger)cacharro (masculine) [colloquial/familiar], cachila (feminine) (Uruguay) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- These fireworks are no longer bangers but more like explosives, which, only recently, have been used to blow telephone boxes to pieces.
- A Garda spokesman said fireworks, bangers and sparklers were all explosives and were potentially very dangerous if not used under very stringent conditions.
- A young city woman who became blind four years ago is calling on those with fireworks, rockets and bangers to think of people in her situation this Hallowe'en.
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- Shepherd's pie is usually quite good, and other ‘pub grub’ - like bangers and mash, sausage and mashed potatoes - is not bad either.
- My most impressive dish is an advanced form of bangers and mash, using the best sausages (by Mr Harris of Tywardreath, in Cornwall) cooked in cider with apples and bacon.
- This move towards the more sophisticated sausage has propelled once basic British staples such as bangers and mash and toad in the hole to new culinary heights.
- On a family visit to Windsor Safari Park just to get used to his new car, a jumpy old banger with steering wheel stick-shift gears, Ron was flagged down by a policeman.
- These same emissions zones will also catch clapped-out old bangers and poorly-maintained lorries and vans.
- They are not supposed to be working but their entrepreneurial skills include buying old bangers at the car market and fixing them up for resale.
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