- 1.1 (piece of cutlery) cuchara (feminine); (small) cucharita (feminine), cucharilla (feminine) a soup/serving spoon una cuchara sopera/de servir a wooden spoon una cuchara de madera or de palo to be born with a silver spoon in one's mouth nacer* en cuna de oro to get o win the wooden spoon (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] quedar en último lugar, llevarse el premio de consolación or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) el premio (de) consueloMore example sentences1.2 (spoonful) [colloquial/familiar] cucharada (feminine); (small) cucharadita (feminine)
More example sentences1.3 (in fishing) cucharilla (feminine), cucharita (feminine)
- Holding a spoon and a bowl, this woman lunches quietly, pensively and, most importantly, alone on the grass.
- Thirteen-month-old Kristin turns her head away when offered food on a spoon.
- He would make everyday utensils, such as spoons and bowls, and even made a 24-blade knife.
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- I dropped the strainer method and adopted tea bags, made in the mug, but the drink (Assam with no more than a drop of milk and two heaped spoons of sugar) turned out the same: hot, strong and syrupy.
- One day I was putting six spoons of sugar into a cup of tea, when I saw some men at another table watching me.
- During the past week 26 anglers caught 53 trout for 68 lb in 49 angling days, mostly all to wet fly but also some by anglers trolling spoon baits.
- We could see how many fishermen had delved into these waters by the hundreds of spoon baits lodged in the weed.
- Some fishermen trolled dead bait as well as various types of spoon baits and some trout were caught.
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