rosbif


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rosbif

(ˌrəʊsˈbiːf; French rɔsbif)
n
a term used in France for an English person
[from French, from English roast beef, considered as being typically English]
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Edmond, The lover, her devout chagrin doth share; Blanc-mange and absinthe are his penitent fare, Till his pale aspect makes her overfond: So, to preclude fresh sin, he tries rosbif.
This list proves to be quite informative; we learn of his relative indifference to fish (only six servings all year) as well as his definite fondness for a wide range of cuts of beef: "one flank of sirloin, three flanks of sirloin with shallots, ten steaks, two steak au poivre, three steak and chips, one rump steak a la moutarde, five roast beefs, two ribs of beef, two top rump-steaks, three beef grillades, two chateaubriands, one steak tartare, one rosbif, three cold rosbifs, fourteen entrecotes, three entrecotes a la moelle, one fillet of beef, three hamburgers, nine skirts of beef, one plate of beef" (245).
Those wishing for a drink nearer the ground will find ample opportunity on Rue St Denis at the Frog et Rosbif and The Thistle, which will show the games live in a pub environment.
Grab a drink: There are plenty of British and Irish pubs to watch other matches, including the George and Dragon, Le Dubliners and The Frog and Rosbif.
Inolvidable tarde de Chateneufdu Pape y de rosbif ingles.
Sheppard, News Analysis: Rosbif Rules: What Should the OECD Do About Base Erosion?
Another popular rugby bar is the Frog & Rosbif Pub around the corner from the Rue Montorgueil, the oldest market street in Paris while Kitty O''Shea on Rue des Capucines is one of the most popular Irish bars and openly invites rugby fans to come along.
Por ejemplo, senala que algunos de estos anglicismos ya se encuentran registrados en el Diccionario academico (biftec, rosbif, esplin, tranvia, vagon y yate), por lo cual "forman ya el tesoro de la lengua, y pueden usarse dondequiera se hable castellano".
Je me rappelle encore qu'elle me soignait tout specialement, contrairement a mon frere et ma soeur, et qu'au repas du dimanche elle me donnait le jus du rosbif.
Olivier Peslier will expend more energy tucking into his Sunday rosbif than he did here and, having taken it up just over a furlong from home, his mount powered away to win by an unparalleled 11 lengths in a course record time.
Of course, the rest of Europe is keen to join in the joke of the hypothermic rosbif.