Translation of tea in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable (drink) a cup of teaa pot of teauna taza de tétea with milkuna tetera de tété con lecheExample sentences1.2 countable (cup of tea) (British English) two teas, please
1.3 uncountable (leaves) China/Indian teados tés, por favornot for all the tea in China [dated]té chino/indioExample sentences1.4 uncountable (plant)
- He was making popcorn on the stove and boiling water for tea.
- Gaunt mothers and children sat near their tents, sometimes boiling water for tea, a ritual of normalcy that they still maintained.
- Things have changed from drinking plain tea to water to special solutions but one must know the guidelines.
(before noun) (plantation/grower)de téExample sentences
- That time Mary McCormack in her little thatched shop kept flour, tea, sugar, salt, lamp oil, and perhaps some liquorice sweets.
- Canned meats and fish, as well as flour, tea, and sugar, have become important food items as well.
- At one end of the market, a few stands sold a variety of local spices, sauces, tea and jams.
- The Camellia sinensis tea plant is native to China and commercially produced in tropical and subtropical regions, primarily China, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka (Ceylon).
- The tea plant, Camellia sinensis, comes in many forms - black, green, oolong.
- The filmmaker also found unusual trees: a tea plant, a ban oak, copper beeches, a maidenhair tree in Killarney, and a Kentucky coffee bean tree in Greenside.
- 2 countable or uncountable (meal) 2.1 (in the afternoon) to have tea2.2 (evening) to have teatomar el tétomar onces (Andes)Example sentences
- The people were British in their manner, tea was had frequently and the evening meal was called tea, not dinner.
- I cooked tea for myself a few days ago and managed to eat a very undercooked steak and kidney pudding (it's a long story), and have been feeling a bit rough ever since.
- I sighed and went to the kitchen, to cook tea with the food that she had promised to buy on her way back from the midwife's.
- The two princesses had to have a cooked tea because they were in bed by dinner time, but they also had afternoon tea, with sandwiches, scones and a large cake.
- It was a successful afternoon enjoyed by everyone, which was followed by afternoon tea, consisting of sandwiches and cakes supplied by the choir.
- That is always assuming that they can fit it all in after having been served up a full buffet breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and home-made cakes and canapés.
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In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.