- 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]
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- 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.
- [colloquial/familiar] it's absolutely roasting hace un calor que te asas [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- The group are required to trek across a roasting hot south Californian desert to reach an American flag some 53 miles away within three days and without getting caught by the Feds.
- In urban areas, a combination of roasting summers and increased pollution will also begin to take their toll on health, particularly in poor communities where air-conditioning is out of the question.
- The turkey vulture is not the only opportunist circling in the roasting sun of the Chihuahuan desert.