- 1 [Cookery/Cocina] pan (masculine) white/wholemeal bread pan blanco/integral sliced bread pan de molde a slice of bread and butter una rebanada de pan con mantequilla or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) manteca to live on bread and water vivir a pan y agua bread and circuses pan y circo the greatest/best thing since sliced bread [colloquial/familiar] el no va más [colloquial/familiar], lo mejor que hay to be sb's bread and butter teaching is his bread and butter se gana la vida enseñando tourism is this country's bread and butter este país subsiste gracias al turismo to break bread with sb [literary/literario] compartir la mesa con algn to cast one's bread upon the waters [literary/literario] hacer* (el) bien sin mirar a quién to earn one's bread (and butter) ganarse la vida or [literary/literario] el pan to know which side one's bread is buttered (on) saber* lo que conviene (a uno) he knows which side his bread's buttered on sabe lo que le conviene to take the bread out of sb's mouth quitarle el pan de la boca a algn to want one's bread buttered on both sides querer* el oro y el moro, querer* la chancha y los cinco reales or la chancha y los veinte (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) bread knife cuchillo (masculine) del panMore example sentences
- Unfortified whole wheat bread and bread baked from cake flour will still be available.
- Substitute whole-grain flour for half or all of the white flour when baking bread.
- Baking a loaf of bread will change the way you think about food.
- 2 (money) [slang, dated/argot, anticuado] guita (feminine) [slang/argot], lana (feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar], plata (feminine) (South America/América del Sur) [colloquial/familiar], pasta (feminine) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- It makes sense to use your head and spread the bread.
- The uncreative tell the creative what to do because they want the bread.
- She's going to be tired and irritable, and bound to bring up the subject of who earns the bread.
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