The Top English Grammar Tips From A–Z
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1.1(container)Cooking bol masculineCooking tazón masculineCooking cuenco masculine(for washing etc) palangana feminine(for washing etc) barreño masculinemixing bowl — bol
- However, until then you can content yourself with giant bowls of hot noodles.
- Those of us who survive mainly on bowls of cereal don't know whom to thank for last month's 29-cent drop in the local price of a gallon of milk.
- Not only were we giving out warm blankets to the residents, we were also providing over 1,000 bowls of hot pho ga (chicken noodle soup).
- This is what the guests found: meatballs about the diameter of £2 coins made of lamb, beef and pork mince, with bowls of quite peppery tomato sauce.
- Only one more day to go of big bowls of pasta and putting my feet up before the big day - before I become one of the 8,000 taking part in this year's London Triathlon.
- Breakfast was little bowls of cream scrambled egg with smoked salmon.
- After finishing the beef, we ordered bowls of rice and Roti Canai, a kind of Indian crisp pancake, and mixed them in the curry sauce, which tasted delicious!
- If you time it right, you can wander from bowls of cut melons in produce to Gorgonzola on toothpicks in the cheese section to baskets of bread cubes to dip in olive oil.
- Nicholl's aim is to rescue the real man - who lived in real time and ate real bowls of soup - behind the stereotyped image of the universal genius with which we are all familiar.
- When I was volunteering for the AIDS Ride last year, there were these big bowls of creamy goop that covered the tables at every pit stop.
- Tony said: ‘Our bowls of porridge are a success with all age groups and people from all backgrounds.’
- Eventually, the robbers left the bank with nothing more than their very queasy stomachs after having eaten a number of bowls of this wretched vanilla pudding.
- Student exhibitions will have bowls of hummus and chips whereas better galleries have brie, fruit platters and smoked salmon at their openings.
- For the chilly version of a chafing dish, serve bowls or cups of food on ice-filled trays, platters, or foil pans.
- She stands up from the table and then starts to bring in the various dishes and bowls of the different foods she has prepared.
- The servants came out, carrying silver bowls and dishes of food.
- But there is a bowl of milk and a bowl of food under a certain bush.
- Hedgehogs can also be tempted to stay with saucers of meat-based cat or dog food and a bowl of water - though this might reduce their desire to seek out pests.
- Alan, all twinkly eyed and Rosy cheeked, playfully indulged Kathy as she poured large quantities of liquid nitrogen into a bowl of custard.
- Each click buys a bowl of food for a rescued animal.
- Whatever happened to the classic kitchen table method using a salt and pepper pot, a sugar bowl and a vinegar bottle?
- Pour liquid into a large bowl and mix in tomato juice, bell pepper, zucchini, onion, cayenne pepper and salt.
- Put the sugar into the bowl of the food mixer, separate the eggs and add the yolks to the sugar.
- I poured the food in her bowl, mixed it up with a little dry kibble and set it on the floor.
- Mix the flour, sugar and raisins together in a bowl then add the liquid, stirring well to combine.
- Put a cup of water into a bowl, mix another cup of sugar to it, add a pinch of salt and squeeze half a lemon into it.
- The room held an adequate bed with a small table and two chairs; a bowl of food and a pitcher of liquid sat on the table.
- Put the sugar and butter into the bowl of a food mixer and beat for several minutes till white and fluffy.
- Put the egg yolk and sugar in a bowl and mix it well, then stir in the mascarpone and vanilla.
- Spoon a portion of the vegetables and clams with the cooking liquid into the bowl.
- This was mixed in a glass bowl with the liquid liver extract and then rolled into balls to be left overnight to harden.
- Combine 3 cups flour and the salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade.
- Granted we have a dog, and his bowl, often containing food, is usually on the kitchen floor, but I haven't noticed any of the birds feeding from it.
- She dished out the food into a bowl and placed the dirty dishes in the sink.
- Pottery was a very important method of producing cheap cooking pots, bowls, cups, lamps, bottles, jugs, etc…
- He puts egg yolks, cream, milk, sugar and flavours into a metal bowl, pours in liquid nitrogen and gently stirs.
- Place the flour and salt in the bowl of a food processor.
- I put her food bowl in my kitchen, once again on the slick tile floor.
- He has rapidly figured out that now the least whisker tickle on my cheek awakens me and food appears in his bowl without argument.
- The soups were equally good; the potato soup was thick and creamy and was served in a deep bowl with a generous helping of croutons.
1.2(contents)bol masculinetazón masculine
1.3(of toilet)taza feminineinodoro masculine
- They unscrewed a Mason jar inside a toilet bowl to get that hollow, massive echo.
- She was sitting on the closed lid of the toilet bowl, wounds far from being cleaned, clothes sweat-drenched and dirty.
- Sometimes I'd just like to dunk my face in the toilet bowl, slam the lid on it; and commit sewercide!
- If you keep your cell phone in your back pocket, it is certain that at some point, it will fall into the toilet bowl.
- There are studies that have been shown that if you don't put the toilet lid down, that when you flush the toilet, the drops from the toilet bowl will reach the ceiling.
- Now I was seeing mental images of water swirling down the toilet bowl because that's where this conversation was headed.
- The suggestions included the following amongst others and left me with images of whole families perched on the toilet bowl indefinitely.
- The sewerage was coming up the toilet bowl in one house.
- I saw the toilet bowl, but by then it was too late.
- Personally, I find this practice extremely vulgar, as there always remains evidence of their habit in the U-bend of their toilet bowl.
- He took the squirrel and flushed it into the toilet bowl.
- You and your ilk are being flushed down the toilet bowl of history.
- And next thing you know, you're puking in the toilet bowl, and people are laughing.
- I may post a little pic of myself yodelling into the toilet bowl on Christmas morning, but otherwise I'm shutting up about it for a couple of days.
- Our rubber boots went squish on the way down and sounded something like a plunger being removed from a toilet bowl on the way up.
- Shelledy did not know about the secret dealings, which he likened to drinking from a toilet bowl.
- It is alleged that he even tried to carry the toilet bowl, or did he?
- Way off to the south, the open bowl of a stadium gave off a penetrating musical threat.
- The cheesy photos of Georgia that ring the bowl of the arena add nothing.
- She then twirled the staff around, then came down into a half-crouch, stabbing down at the ground with the bowl of the staff.
- From the bowl upwards, the structure gets slightly thinner and culminates in four struts that come together leaving four loops.
- It was barreling so hard that it was impossible to take off from the bowl.
1.4(of pipe) cazoleta feminine(of spoon, glass) cuenco masculine(of fountain) pila feminine
2.1US (stadium, arena)estadio masculine
- But the stadium is a bowl with two tiers all the way round and it's kind of on top of you.
- Cleveland has a fresh face and while Pittsburgh is in the process of ditching the Three Rivers' stadium, it is not to build a space-age out-of-town bowl or dome.
- The defence which resisted Holland in the orange bowl of the arena for two hours last week was breached three times at home by Denmark during the qualifying campaign.
- And what about Queen's Park, the Town Gardens and the concert bowl, and Lydiard Park and its beautifully restored mansion?
- The Surulere in Lagos is Nigeria's national stadium, an almost totally-uncovered bowl with a capacity of 55,000.
- The Red Berets all landed safely, although one of them almost rearranged some seating in the northern bowl area of the stadium.
- This created the effect of a massive bowl with the arena at the lowest point.
- The bowl was virtually empty at the start of the event but had filled up by the evening with around 800 people attending the concert throughout the day.
- Widespread grumbling filled the Celtic Park bowl yesterday when the fourth official held up a board revealing four minutes of time to be added on.
- Perhaps Bertie might consider an amphitheatre for the orchestra, after he has built the bowl, of course.
- Her wings had long since begun to ache when she finally crossed the circle of mountains into the natural bowl beyond.
- It was a mile-long track, kidney shaped, roughly on the alignment of the present road circuit in a natural bowl of giving spectators wonderful viewing.
- Where the road was, the house seemed to be at the bottom of a shallow bowl of weeds and terrain.
- Beckoning below is a stadium-sized bowl of fresh powder atop an impressive base.
- The levees created the bowl, and now the breach in the levees is filling that bowl up with water.
- It did rise up into front of him, a wall of rock and dirt flying from the barren land of the mountain side and stretching from on side of the mountain face to the other on a slant that curved into a bowl at the end.
- The ground nearby has been contoured so that a slight bowl is suggested.
1(in bowls)bola femininebocha feminine→ see also bowls
- You will find there is less catchment area for the wind to affect the bowl on its course.
- He came back with a bruise on his cheek where the troll had hit him with a wooden bowl, and grinning like a mad man.
- Arun groaned, a sound that redoubled in frustration as he saw the wooden bowl resting on the ground.
- Like golf greens, bowls greens can vary in texture, grass length, and so on, and this can affect the time taken for a bowl to travel from point A to point B.
- Stay down until the bowl has travelled a few metres, then bring the back foot up alongside the front foot to complete the delivery.
1(in bowling)(ball) lanzarhe bowled 227 — hizo 227 puntos
- he bowled a perfect game — jugó muy bien
- At dawn alert next day Suwanti chained the dogs away from a round jungle-green enigma then bowled the baby into the hedge to its kind.
- Are they enjoying their comfy suburb, maybe walking the dog through their local park, burning a few snags, or just bowling a few balls to their kids?
- This from a little boy with home-made stumps bowling tennis balls.
- I think it's very, very obvious when a ball is not bowled.
- I was just not happy with the way he bowled the new ball.
- The ball is bowled and you play shots, which will fetch you points.
- You are not allowed to change the angle of your arm as you bowl the ball.
- He didn't bowl a ball in anger for over a year and is only now gently feeling his way back.
- And when he takes his notion and rolls it into a wonderful softball and bowls it at you, he's incredible.
- He brought three full ones back with him, one of which he bowled in Chuck's direction before resuming his seat.
- he bowled a perfect game — jugó muy bien
2(in cricket)(ball) lanzar(batsman) eliminar
- Because wickets are nowhere near as important as runs, one of the two pillars upon which cricket is built (the ability to bowl a side out) is temporarily removed for the one-day game, then reinstalled like a drop-in pitch for Test matches.
- We do not believe we can bowl a side out during a Test.
- The idea was to score quickly, at as close to four an over as possible, so as to put the game out of the reach of the opposition and allow yourself time enough to bowl a side out twice.
- But it was the first time we have bowled a side out this year and there is a great deal more confidence running through the team.
- It is crucial for the captain to have faith in his spinners for no spinner can bowl a side out in 2 overs.
- On the other side of it, what if an illegal-action bowler bowls a batsman out consistently?
- He is bowled for a duck in his final Test innings
- The home side made a bright start with 64 for the first wicket where Rob Taylor was bowled for 41.
- His scalps included the captain, Angelo Mathews, who was bowled for an impressive 80.
- Cumberland lost their fourth wicket at 146 when Robert Mason was bowled for 53, having hit his first half-century for the county.
- In 1931 he famously bowled Australia's great batsman out for a duck.
- He had come to India to bowl those Indian batsmen out and not to get killed by Wes Hall.
- They took a gamble and bowled their main bowlers out and it paid off for them.
- Four of the top five Indian batsmen were bowled at St George's Park.
- Anybody who has ever played the game knows that if a batsman is bowled, there is no need to appeal to the umpire.
- But Bradman's brilliance is perhaps best illustrated by one of his rare failures, his final Test innings when he was bowled for a duck.
- McKenzie never looked comfortable against the off spinner and was bowled for 12, playing across the line to a yorker.
- Then Parsons holed out for 40, Isles was bowled for 34 and the end soon followed with the deficit being 129 runs.
- Joshi claimed two more wickets - bowling Pollock and, two balls later, having a defensive Crookes caught.
- They plundered 125 before Pollard was bowled for a fine 72.
- Bradford Park Avenue footballer Stansfield was bowled for 35.
- They put on a superb 152 to take the score to 188 where Hodgson was bowled for a well-struck 96.
- Scarborough was bowled for 98 in an innings that contained 12 fours and 6 sixes and lasted only 72 balls.
- The score had reached 183 when Williamson was bowled for 45 which included three sixes and two fours.
- I have observed that Sachin is usually bowled when he is playing forward.
- The floodlit one-day international between West Indies and New Zealand A at Bristol was abandoned without a ball being bowled because of persistent heavy rain.
- It was re-arranged to take place at the HSBC Bank Sports Club ground at Beckenham last month - but was again rained off, without a ball being bowled.
- Challengers Windermere and Warton were due to come head-to-head for the first time this summer but not a ball was bowled at Windermere because of the conditions.
- A ball wasn't bowled at Alexandra Meadows last week, and their league match against Rishton was abandoned with Bacup on course for victory.
- When the first ball was bowled, Mandira gave a simple catch.
- It's a ball bowled by a right-arm leg spinner that looks like it's going to spin one way, but actually goes the other.
- When Strydom bowled the first ball of the final over, the visitors' last pair had already survived five overs for the addition of three runs.
- York's cup-tie at Appleby Frodingham yesterday was abandoned without a ball being bowled because of the wet weather.
- Indian sportswriters covering the game found the city thick with rumors long before the first ball was bowled.
- As soon as Lawson bowled the first ball I've seen him bowl the howl went up.
- On Monday he bowled eight balls off his long run at Old Trafford and with us he sent down 20 deliveries.
- Just five balls were bowled in Barrow's innings when rain forced the players off the field.
- ‘All I was thinking was that it didn't matter where he was going to bowl the ball, it was still going for six,’ he chortled.
- It's difficult after sitting in the dressing-room all afternoon to have to get yourself switched to go out in the rain and be motivated to bowl one ball.
- Rafter on the other hand seems like the sort of bloke who would bowl a lolly ball for the non-sportingly capable kid to have a crack at.
- The Sardar asked him to bowl a few balls and diagnosed the illness: his right shoulder was falling away.
- Without bowling a ball at Waringstown yesterday, their ICC Trophy Group A clash against the USA was called off due to heavy rain.
- Pollock bowled the first ball of the innings to Trescothick, it went near the bat, the batsman's led, the batsman's forearm and there were a couple of noises.
1.1(in bowls, bowling)lanzar
- to go bowling
2(move fast)(person/bike/bus/train) ir como un bólidowe were bowling down / along the street — íbamos como bólidos por la calle
- Graham and I took a wing each, and bowling along down the slope we got up enough speed and launched the lumbering thing into the void.
- Do you realise, my darling inflated panther, that now you can go bowling in any direction you like?
- When I first see her she's bowling along a Soho street, looking late and anxious, in a pair of hippy maroon cords and a flappy purple jumper.
- Through all the hardship, Dunne's humour and candour keeps the book bowling along.
- Taking the Copen on to the A1M and M1, as well as a few rural lanes, it bowled merrily along, the engine producing a buzz in more ways than one.
- That was fun, though I had to live with a deal of protectiveness as we bowled along.
- There's no better car to bowl along in with the roof down in posing mode while the radar takes care of the obstructions.
- As we bowl along, I sit back and talk to some of the other tourists in the bus.
- Firefighters change en route, as they bowl down the Byres Road or hurtle along the motorway.
- He wasn't bowling along as if for fun as he usually does.
- I have to decide what sort of position my horse wants to be in, whether it's bowling along in front, sitting on the pace, racing alone or in the pack.
- During the Carnival a wide draw has proved no disadvantage on the dirt and this front-runner will soon be bowling along at the head of affairs.
- Running against the wind was like treading water, running with the wind was like bowling along under sail.
- Traditionally happy to bowl along in front Edredon lost the lead long before the leading pack made the sweeping turn for home.
- So here we are, in the middle of a solemn, yet frantic, chat-fest of the sort that bowls along after the sudden passage of sad events.
- The Autumn fun trek bowled along in style again last week.
- The latter flew from the outset and in truth was never seriously challenged as he bowled along in front.
- During the war we had a gig with a cart horse and used to bowl along around the north-west end of town - great transport when petrol was rationed.
- Mr Schoefisch says things could bowl along for another year or two, but at some stage there will be a correction, which could be quite dramatic.
- Candy Gable was bowled along by the crowd, finishing in 59 minutes.
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