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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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As we were finishing the last morsels, 40 French tourists arrived for rosbif and Scottish hospitality.
La presencia de la cocina inglesa, por el contrario, estaba muy restringida, limitada a pocos platillos en las cartas de los restaurantes, como el beef teak, el roast beef y el chicken foot, citados de diversas formas ("beef teek", "rost beaf", "rosbit", "rosbif"), en ocasiones con el anadido "a la inglesa", y "chicken foop", en tanto que en los banquetes su influjo se percibe solo en los jamones de York de los fiambres y los filetes de buey de los asados.
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. Meantime the husband is no more abused: Auguste forgives her ere the tear is used.
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.
los ingleses que yo conozco son por lo regular unos montones de carne sanguinea, que al parecer se escapa sola a la parrilla del rosbif; tienen cada cogote y cada pescuezo como ruedas de remolacha; las bocas de ellos dan asco de puro coloradotas, y las frentes, de tan blancas, fastidian ya.
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.
Sheppard, News Analysis: Rosbif Rules: What Should the OECD Do About Base Erosion?, 140 TAX NOTES 1055 (2013).
Englishness is alluded to but the reference to Mary Poppins is replaced by the term 'rosbif', a pejorative term used to echo the stereotypical image of English people having beef for their Sunday roast.