Learn English Grammar From A–Z
- They all exhibit sour, salty, sweet, and bitter tastes or can be any combination of the four.
- I sniffed at the mix of soap and sharp bitter smells.
- Chamomile flower (Matricaria spp.) has a pleasantly bitter and sweet taste.
- I can taste the sharp, bitter tang as I lick my lips.
- The bright green fruits are said to have a sour, sweet, bitter, and astringent taste, with a cooling energy.
- I walked over to the cupboard, pulling down a mug, then filled it with the sweet bitter taste of homemade coffee.
- It has a sweet taste without a bitter aftertaste and contributes a relatively small number of calories when it is eaten.
- Gone are the bitter taste and pungent odor of many of the herbs.
- Saffron has a spicy, pungent, bitter taste and a tenacious odour, so only a very small amount is needed to give flavour and colour.
- Linera nodded and sipped from her mug, a sweet and bitter taste greeted her lips.
- It's best to eat less of the astringent, bitter, and pungent tastes in winter, although all six tastes should be included in your diet.
- I let it sit there for a second or two and then ask myself if the wine tastes sweet, bitter, salty, etc.
- It tasted sweet and bitter on his tongue at the same time and made him shiver slightly, unable to decide if he enjoyed the taste or not.
- So is the case when bitter and sweet flavors merge.
- American oak has too obvious a flavour and can impart bitter tastes, to cognac anyway, while Slovenian or ‘Trieste oak’ can be too hard.
- In Ayurveda, foods are classified into six tastes - sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent and astringent.
- It has a black colour and a full-bodied flavour with a slightly bitter, malty taste.
- Its bitter yet somewhat sweet flavour just thrills my insides.
- Korean food relies on the harmony of five flavours: hot, bitter, sweet, salty and sour.
- We tried to place how a traditionally sweet dessert could also have an underlying bitter taste.
1.2(very cold)(weather) glacial(weather) muy frío(wind/frost) cortante(wind/frost) penetrante(wind/frost) glacialit's bitter — hace un frío glacial
- it's bitter cold — hace un frío glacial
- If we can afford it, we escape the cold and bitter winds of northern Alberta to the soul-restoring warmth and relaxation of the tropics.
- The capital is again bearing the brunt of the bitter weather with freezing winds, rain and hail showers.
- Cold nights, bitter rain, the fear of predators, nothing would make me take that final step inside.
- The cold and bitter wind came straight at the face and chilled them to their bones.
- The cold bitter wind howled around them, biting through their blankets and clothes, chilling them to the bone.
- The wind seemed to blow bitter cold through him as much as around him, and Taberah sometimes shivered even when he was inside and wearing a sweater.
- He carried me outside and the cold, bitter wind stung at me.
- The cold and bitter wind raged over the prison island, the morning sky black with swarms of mist and fog.
- Extreme storms began in June and hit Peru's high country with bitter cold, high winds, heavy snow and torrential rain at lower altitudes.
- A bitter gust of wind swept over the two figures sitting on the shadowed sandstone steps in front of the town hall.
- Britain was braced for more snow and bitter winds today as the cold weather kept its icy grip on the country.
- A bitter cold wind cut right through his leather jacket and flannel lined jeans, but he didn't notice it at all.
- The team used six batteries, fought off 50 mph winds and battled bitter cold to reach the 6,288-foot mountain summit.
- A bitter, cold wind made things unpleasant for the capacity crowd of 75,000, many of whom were at the ground at noon.
- The record snow fall left behind bitter cold weather all across the region.
- It was early winter of '82, snow had blanketed the ground and the weather had turned bitter cold, here in the Northeast.
- They stood there in the bitter wind; not one complained of the discomfort or cold.
- There had been two things that stunned him first: the bitter cold and the intense light coming from the sky.
- Angry, bitter wind drove frozen rain hard into the window, rattling the panes.
- The day is cold, the wind is bitter and the air is dry.
- it's bitter cold — hace un frío glacial
2.1(painful, hard)(disappointment/remorse) amargo(blow) duro(truth) crudohe shed bitter tears — lloró lágrimas amargas
- While defeat to the bottom team is a bitter blow, and a cruel disappointment at the end of a four game winning sequence, it is not a cue for despair.
- It was a bitter blow, because we're ranked second in Europe and I'm sure we would have done well.
- The news will have come as a bitter blow to council chiefs who were hoping to improve upon their ‘weak’ assessment after the first preliminary report emerged this summer.
- The loss of 550 jobs in the down-at-heel Kent seaside town, reducing Hornby to a suite of administrative offices and an echoingly empty factory shed, was a bitter blow.
- It was a bitter blow at the psychological moment as it sent Waterford in at the break trailing 2-7 to 0-6.
- The move marks a bitter blow for the shopping centre's owners who will see the call centre and the former Garons banqueting suite unoccupied as well as the old C & A store.
- The news that the American owners of Federal-Mogul have apparently withdrawn their offer to fund a pensions settlement will come as a bitter blow to thousands of people.
- But campaigners were dealt a bitter blow when county highways officials confirmed that Government funding would not be available for the bypass.
- Last week BP announced more than 200 job losses at the Sullom Voe oil terminal, a bitter blow to a community accustomed to the wealth that comes with oil.
- The criticism of culinary standards in Scotland is contained in two of Germany's biggest-selling travel guides and is a bitter blow to tourism chiefs.
- If so, that is far beyond my expectations, and no doubt a bitter blow to Democrats who harbored fantasies of retaking the chamber.
- Now to lose a second successive decider was a bitter blow.
- It's a bitter blow for everyone here on the Islands.
- He described it as a bitter blow to have to leave.
- It was a bitter blow to the League's current pacemakers who had been hoping to stamp their name on the soccer scene this season.
- We sense a period of bitter helpdesk experience somewhere in that CV.
- Weeks of ‘treatment’, bitter loneliness, and longing left me emotionally dead.
- Do we sigh that such tenets have been disproved many times over, both by the arguments of more profound thinkers in the field and by the sour fruits of a bitter experience?
- Thorn's lyrics combine a gritty realism with a bitter sense of irony-yet remain deeply optimistic.
- Overall there was a mood of resentment and disgust - the product of bitter experiences with successive Labor and Liberal governments over the last two decades.
2.2(reproach) amargo(person) resentido(person) amargadohe's a bitter man — es un (hombre) resentido / amargado
- I felt bitter that no one had offered me help — me amargó que nadie se hubiera ofrecido a ayudarme
- Mix in a third person and there are going to be hurt feelings and bitter resentment over not getting the pork fried rice.
- And there is anger as well as joy, bitter resentment as well as compassion, above all a sense of nagging grief.
- It would be easy to have negative feelings at this moment in time but I think you only hurt yourself and become bitter and resentful.
- Her expression contorting into one of bitter anger and resentment, his of confusion and annoyance.
- It was anger set to music and given a bitter sense of humour in sketches.
- Her bitter sense of humour and prudishness masks her loneliness, anger and sense of displacement.
- Remarkably he displays no self-pity and is not overtly bitter over his treatment, although he admits that the drive to prove his innocence ‘has taken over my life’.
- The international community failed Rwanda and that must leave us always with a sense of bitter regret.
- It was only two telephone conversations but on both occasions he made bitter references to the treatment he received from other record labels.
- What I can blame lifestyle television for, however, is the bitter sense of disillusionment that attended the process.
- He said some of the families would feel ‘very bitter and very hurt’.
- People go away bitter with a great sense of loss and families are destroyed.
- So, with a bitter sense of disappointment that still lingers to this day, I skipped it.
- For the rest of us, though, the sense of disappointment is bitter.
- That must always leave us with a sense of bitter regret and abiding sorrow.
- But I tell you this, when she recovers her senses, all Bacchus will give her is bitter tears for her reward.
- Scott's words on finding that he had been beaten reveal his bitter mortification and sense of failure.
- Here bitter frustration and hurt inspire, not great verse, but direct speech.
- Angus demanded, and I sensed a bitter tone in his voice, something I'd heard from him before but something that had never been directed at me.
- He is bitter about his treatment by the media in general.
- I felt bitter that no one had offered me help — me amargó que nadie se hubiera ofrecido a ayudarme
2.3(implacable)(enemies/hatred) implacable(enemies/hatred) a muerte(struggle) enconado
- Those veterans had served in several conflicts including the bitter in-fighting of Algeria and the desert war in the Sahara.
- Unsurprisingly, her first full international against bitter rivals England in 1973 is one she will always remember.
- The predicted bitter disputes - legal, constitutional and inter-party - have not materialised.
- The euro row for the mainstream media and politicians is a bitter feud between rival multimillionaires and the groupings that back them.
- The issue was the subject of bitter disputes within legal circles in Britain and internationally.
- The four men were members of a northside gang involved in a bitter feud between rival families.
- The most contentious, emotional and bitter arguments between the two parties often touch upon race.
- All thoughts of the recent bitter conflict that brought its thriving tourist industry to a complete halt have been diplomatically, but purposefully, sidelined.
- For decades, bitter arguments about devolution have bubbled away under the surface of a party fiercely proud of its unionist credentials.
- Battles are fought over it, bitter arguments erupt, jealousies flare.
- The invasion of South Korea by its communist neighbour in 1950 stunned the world and sparked three years of bitter conflict, which claimed more than two million lives.
- Typically, the opposing hardliners only strike a deal after a long and bitter conflict in which the terrible costs of continuing strife have been made unmistakably clear.
- The 61-year-old farmer committed suicide last September following a bitter five-year legal dispute over his farm.
- In our society these two groups happen to be engaged in a bitter conflict about everything from SUV's to Presidents.
- Such terms are the only things I note down in business meetings, for later use in bitter arguments to feign superior intelligence.
- These are the first signs of a bitter conflict ahead.
- One of the sad stories told by those who were engaged in that bitter conflict concerned the blowing up of a troop train in northern Spain.
- When the train rattled into the next station, an inspector ran into the carriage and tried to settle the bitter argument.
- In the course of that bitter conflict, Lincoln had been reviled and attacked without mercy.
- From the very outset there was bitter conflict as to who exactly should be the beneficiaries of liberty, equality and fraternity.
tipo de cerveza ligeramente amarga que se produce en el Reino Unido(beer)
- Lager and bitter are different types of beer, commercially more different than red and white wine, but perhaps not as different as whisky and gin.
- Beers include Fullers' London Pride and the local Warwickshire beer, Castle bitter.
- Once they have been paid, they will head straight for the nearest public house and a pint of best bitter.
- In spite of the early kick-off most customers were snubbing the option of coffee and orange juice and opting for lager or bitter.
- The pool is available for an hour, and if there is no training to be done, I use the time for a 20-minute hard swim, often with fins, before heading to the bar for a pint of diet bitter.
- A pint of English bitter, which has a strength of 3.6%, is two units.
- These prices would have been quite expensive in the 1920s, when a pint of bitter could be bought for five old pennies, or two pence in modern money.
- Kensington High Street was less threatening to the plastic and I even had a decent pint of draught bitter at just a few pence more than I pay in the centre of York.
- Things are more straightforward for beer drinkers; half a pint of ordinary strength bitter and lager is equivalent to one unit.
- Throughout the sale, pints of Spitfire bitter, bottles of Budweiser, glasses of red or white wine and glasses of Famous Grouse Whisky will cost just 99p each.
- With his expert guidance, I achieved a personal best of not only drinking a pint of nasty nasty bitter quite rapidly, but doing so on a Tuesday.
- But when he went to Nottingham University to study law, he developed a taste for lager because the ‘local bitter was so bad’.
- Tom, of course, does not take payment in coin of the realm but in pints of Ram's Blood bitter.
- He now hopes to see his beer on sale at other pubs across East Yorkshire, and has enjoyed success in the Hull Beer festival, with Melsa bitter named ‘Best in Show’.
- Traditional, warm bitter can sometimes be too watery while strong lager can be too ‘treacly’ and not adhere to a glass's interior.
- We at Bar Talk prefer good old fashioned English bitter, such as York Brewery's Save City Ale.
- Now the Inspector likes a drink, particularly Rams' Blood bitter so he was plied with the stuff for the next three nights.
- We settled back with a very drinkable pint and a half of Theakstons best bitter to peruse the menu.
- Then came this fatally seductive drama, telling us we didn't have to live in a world of three-day weeks and keg bitter.
- At the moment the pub is also serving a range of Daleside beers brewed in Harrogate, including Old Leg Over and Greengrass Old Rogue Ale and Black Sheep best bitter.
licor amargo del tipo de la angostura