- a fried/boiled eggscrambled eggsun huevo frito or (Mexico) estrellado/pasado por aguapoached eggshuevos revueltos or (Colombia) pericosegg donorhuevos escalfados or (River Plate area) pochésa bad egg (lit)donante (feminine) de óvulosun huevo podrido(dishonest person) [colloquial] [dated]a good egg [colloquial] [dated]una mala personahe's a good eggun tipo bien [colloquial]as sure as eggs is o are eggs (British English)es un tipo bien [colloquial]to have egg on one's facecomo que dos y dos son cuatroto lay an egg (hen/insect)quedar malponer un huevo(make blunder) [colloquial] [dated]to put all one's eggs in one basketExample sentences
- When most birds incubate eggs, the females often produce high levels of prolactin, a hormone involved in parental behavior.
- Females lay eggs in other birds' nests and leave the rearing to other species.
- Embryos in the eggs do not begin to develop until their mother warms them through incubation.
- More than three million Brits have tried or are on the controversial diet, which substitutes bread, pasta and potatoes for foods like meat, eggs and cheese.
- Margaret kept John in order with a healthy diet, eggs from their own chickens, homemade brown bread, jam, and yoghurt.
- People exist on sausage, bread, eggs, maybe some chicken, things like that.
- Scientists said yesterday that they had grown an unlimited supply of eggs from embryonic stem cells taken from both male and female embryos.
- The cells of the fertilised eggs multiply, growing into embryos in an incubator adjusted to the temperature and carbon dioxide levels of the woman's body.
- Early experiments on mice have already indicated the possibility of turning stem cells into eggs or sperm which could then be used to help infertile couples.
- It's a shame that one bad egg can ruin it for everyone.
- Dealing with a really bad egg, Wilson said, gobbles up time.
- So even though he shows Ray as a heroin addict, philanderer and at times, generally bad egg, he can't quite bring himself to condemn the man for his actions.
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