Definition of 'espresso'
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Example sentences containing 'espresso'
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Some of the judges may have had a double espresso. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you were looking forward to either a double espresso or a decent siesta after lunch, think again. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The man at the next table holding his white espresso cup. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The espresso machine was designed to deliver good coffee quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Downstairs my husband is making me a strong cup of espresso. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Divide between four small glasses or espresso cups and chill until set. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Conversation has to stop as espresso cups rattle and open windows shake. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's ridiculous to compare espresso and filter coffee. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She giggles, sipping her double espresso. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Fold in the ground almonds, followed by half the espresso or strong coffee. Times, Sunday Times (2008)An espresso machine, an internet connection and a home cinema that worked. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Finally, fold in the remaining espresso or strong coffee. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I could see an espresso machine and asked a waitress for a cappuccino. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I always take my little espresso machine. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Could hear shouts of joy from open windows when they won... either that or their espresso machine finally got fixed. The Sun (2012)The hiss of espresso machines. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pressure same as espresso machine. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Divide the mixture between 6 espresso cups or small glasses and leave to set in the fridge for a couple of hours. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A double espresso to finish with; perhaps another glass of wine. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Drink Ethiopian coffee & espresso. Christianity Today (2000)It is mildly entertaining, but by the end you'll be longing for a double espresso. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Simply brew up a good strong espresso for each person you are feeding, put a scoop of ice cream in each bowl and pour over the coffee. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So I'll have a double espresso. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Drinking a double espresso after dinner will not just keep you up at night, it could disrupt your body clock for weeks, a study suggests. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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