Today's WOTD is: "almuerzo" = lunch
In Spanish, “almuerzo” is a masculine noun of mixed Arabic and Latin origin commonly used to refer to a lunch*.
*NB It should be noted that some times, the noun "almuerzo" is also used to refer to a mid-morning meal (brunch/ elevenses);
The related Spanish action word/ verb “almorzar” means to have lunch.
Some expressions with the word “almuerzo” or “almorzar” are:
- Al almuerzo (at lunch time)
- Para almorzar (for lunch);
- Para el almuerzo (for lunch);
- Preparar el almuerzo (to make/ prepare/ cook lunch);
Some examples of the use of the word "almuerzo" are:
- El almuerzo duró una hora (lunch lasted one hour);
- Almorzamos en un restaurante que queda bastante cerca de mi casa (we had lunch in a restaurant quite near home);
- Al almuerzo suelo tomar un vaso de vino (at lunch time I often have a glass of wine)
- Hoy me apetece la merluza a la plancha para almorzar (today I feel like having hake on the griddle for lunch);
- Hoy me apetece la merluza a la plancha para el almuerzo (today I feel like having hake on the griddle for lunch);
- ¿Quién prepara el almuerzo? (who is making/ preparing/ cooking lunch?);
Love-Spanish.com loves the word "almuerzo" in the YouTube clip: moto almuerzo,casillas , los lobos
For more on the word "almuerzo", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Almuerzo*
*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “almuerzo” in the link to hear the word pronounced.
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