The Top English Grammar Tips From A–Z
adjective fruitier, fruitiest
1(like fruit)(taste/smell) a fruta(s)(wine/bouquet) afrutado
- When I visited, she had made crêpes, filled with marrow and cauliflower from the garden, a spicy tomato sauce and couscous with some creamy beetroot and fruity carrot salad on the side.
- We shared a slice of baked almond tart, served warm with cream and a jam-like fruity sauce.
- As we waited for the next course to arrive, the now obligatory cappuccino-cup of soup arrived - a beautifully fruity tomato soup with the consistency of gazpacho and tinged with melon.
- If you are going to make a honey or fruity salad dressing, it should have only a touch of sweetness, leaving the vinegar as the main player.
- After a week of putting mascarpone, crème fraîche and cream on the table every night to accompany hot, fruity desserts, I still went back to my old favourite.
- In this stovetop recipe, the beef juices meld with dried apricots, mustard, and wine, creating a smoky, fruity stew.
- A pool of apricot purée with mango-cube swimmers plays the role of fruity syrup.
- Here's a wild recipe that's super easy to make and super fun to eat as a light and fruity snack!
- Strawberries are a natural for fruity desserts.
- Costillas, or pork ribs, come grilled with an interesting fruity sauce that holds its sweetness in check.
- Besides, my dessert selection would certainly benefit from something fruity, would it not?
- Cassis one, though, was excellent; macaron itself was light and fragile as well as flavourful, which was enhanced by the fruity cassis jelly inside.
- In the health arena, however, milk will continue to face stiff competition from its own fruity cousins drinkable yogurts and smoothies.
- I like that kind of dessert, because it allows each guest to adjust his serving to his own appetite: if you feel pretty full, you can just have the fruity part.
- Today we celebrate the marriage with a handful of fruity, creamy recipes for making the most of this season's favourite partners.
- You can make this fruity purée up to 1 day ahead; cool, cover, and chill.
2(deep, rich)(voice/chuckle) sonoro
- All were marked by their quintessential Englishness - their rich, fruity voices take some getting used to if you watch them on video today.
- He laughs at the idea of miso soup and rice becoming as ubiquitous as spaghetti and minestrone; he has a great, deep, fruity laugh.
- Soprano Juliane Banse's fruity voice is neither childish nor stereotypically innocent, but her diction and sensitivity to words are exquisite.
- Sally Johnson's Liza provided a lovely voice, equally rich and fruity in solo work.
- The four-pot JTS motor is smooth, flexible and, though over-silenced, sounds pleasantly fruity.
- It is over thirty years since Aladdin Sane was unleashed on us, and he sounds as fresh and fruity today as he did then.
- The 2.4 litre i-VTEC engine doesn't spin quite so readily, or sound quite as fruity, as Honda's other sporty engines and nor does it develop quite so much power as I was expecting.
- Violist Richard Fleischman played with a vibrant, fruity tone that suited this music perfectly.
- Another highlight is the new Beetle Cabriolet with its distinctive styling and fruity 1.6 and 2.0-litre engines.
- It had a height-adjustable driver's seat, electric windows all round, air conditioning and - most important of all - a genuinely fruity stereo.
3British informalpicante informal
- So, to recap: that's two Canadians, two Scots, and two filthy fruity sexpots.
- Trouble is, it has all become a bit fruity and earthy, despite the best efforts of the SRU to keep it clean and wholesome.
- I've got a terrible string of fruity obscenities building up inside me.
- Try Rentboy Diaries, or the fantastically fruity Girl With A One-Track Mind, and a whole Indecent Blogging empire.
4US slang, offensive(homosexual)maricón informal, offensivemariposa informal
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