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American English: /ˈpɔrɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈpɒrɪdʒ/

Translation of porridge in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (Cookery)
    avena (feminine) (cocida)
    gachas (feminine plural) (de avena) (Spain)
    (before noun) porridge oats
    Example sentences
    • Among the dishes made from barley, barley porridge is more delicate than oatmeal porridge, to the point of being rather insipid.
    • For breakfast I'll have porridge with soya milk and fruit, sprinkled with some ground cinnamon.
    • A restaurant serving dishes including snail porridge and smoked bacon and egg ice cream has been named the second best in the world.
    1.2 (imprisonment) (British English) [slang]to do porridge
    estar a la sombra [colloquial] or en la cárcel

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