- 1.1 uncountable/no numerable [Cookery/Cocina] (before noun/delante del nombre) [chicken/meat] para asar roasting pan o (British English/inglés británico) dish o tin fuente (feminine) de horno ([ para asados ]) asadera (feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) roasting spit asador (masculine), espetón (masculine), spiedo (masculine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)More example sentences1.2 (no plural/sin plural) [colloquial/familiar] (scolding) sermón (masculine), bronca (feminine) [colloquial/familiar] to give sb a real roasting darle* un buen sermón a algn, echarle una buena bronca a algn [colloquial/familiar]
More example sentences
- A number of cocoa-processing factors, including bean origin and roasting, combine to influence cocoa powder attributes.
- He had unusually thick glasses, which aided in the lighting of the signal fire and in the roasting of the pigs.
- Stratford was famous for its malting - the roasting and grinding of grain, usually barley, for use in brewing.
- The film's basic story is appealing, and despite the critical roasting, Chaplin tells his story well.
- If after this you expect a royal roasting, I am sorry to disappoint you: the revival show is still rattling good fun.
- After that film received a sound critical roasting, he took a break of several years from live action film making, returning to the anime world that was his original home.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.