French translation of 'salt'
(for cooking, eating) sel m
the salt of the earth
He is the salt of the earth. C’est quelqu’un de bien.
They are the salt of the earth. Ce sont des gens bien.
to take sth with a pinch of salt ne pas prendre qch au pied de la lettre
any doctor worth his salt, any doctor worth their salt tout médecin digne de ce nom ⧫ tout médecin qui se respecte
to rub salt into the wound remuer le couteau dans la plaie
Phrasal verbssalt away
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Example Sentences Including 'salt'
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It is high in salt and fat and could sugar by swapping squash for.The Sun (2015)
Make vinaigrette by dissolving a pinch of salt and sugar in lemon juice.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Mix in the salt and baking powder and cut in the butter in small pieces.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.The Sun (2014)
The elephants come to the clearing in their dozens to swallow mineral salts essential to their diet.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Whisk all of the dressing ingredients together and season to taste with salt and pepper.The Sun (2013)
Whisk with a fork and season lightly with salt and generously with pepper.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Sprinkle with a little sea salt and olive oil and serve.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Stir in ¼ tsp salt and leave to cool to room temperature.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Taste and add salt and pepper as needed.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The sweet and the salt of life are always together.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Use herbs in place of salt to enhance flavours.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She admitted to adding salt to her food at mealtimes and always put some in her cooking.Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)
Sprinkle with a little salt and use the flat of a knife to work to a paste.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
There are only two ingredients in salted butter.The Sun (2010)
They are the salt of the earth.The Sun (2011)
We had seen good steps with salt.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Trends of 'salt'
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'salt' in Other Languages
British English: salt /sɔːlt/ NOUN
Salt is a substance in the form of white powder or crystals, used to improve the flavour of food or to preserve it. Salt occurs naturally in sea water.
Now add salt and pepper.
- American English: salt
- Arabic: مِلْح
- Brazilian Portuguese: sal
- Chinese: 盐
- Croatian: sol
- Czech: sůl
- Danish: salt
- Dutch: zout
- European Spanish: sal
- Finnish: suola
- French: sel
- German: Salz
- Greek: αλάτι
- Italian: sale
- Japanese: 塩
- Korean: 소금
- Norwegian: salt
- Polish: sól
- European Portuguese: sal
- Romanian: sare
- Russian: соль
- Spanish: sal
- Swedish: salt
- Thai: เกลือ
- Turkish: tuz
- Ukrainian: сіль
- Vietnamese: muối
Translation of salt from the Collins English to French Dictionary