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We no longer measure out our lives in coffee spoons. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You may need to keep it pushed down with a wooden spoon. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Take a metal serving spoon and scoop out a third of the egg white. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The small movement at the bowl of the spoon turns into a larger movement at the handle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Which was born with the longer silver spoon? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Pipe or spoon a generous amount of cream onto the bottom layer and fold over the top. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Scoop out the flesh with a spoon and put it in a food processor. The Sun (2013)It is easy to say you get a silver spoon at an academy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Today we measure out our lives not in coffee spoons but in pop songs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Use the back of a wooden spoon or small ladle to push it through. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Stir with a large metal spoon until combined. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Squeeze the lemon juice into a large serving bowl and spoon in the mustard and olive oil. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We could no longer spoon the way we used to. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Stir in one dessert spoon sifted icing sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Remove with a slotted spoon and put to one side. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To serve, spoon a generous amount of the relish on top of each burger. The Sun (2012)
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British English: spoon /spuːn/ NOUN
A spoon is a tool used for eating, stirring, and serving food. It is shaped like a small shallow bowl with a long handle.
He stirred his coffee with a spoon.
- American English: spoon
- Arabic: مِلْعَقَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: colher
- Chinese: 调羹
- Croatian: žlica
- Czech: lžíce
- Danish: ske
- Dutch: lepel
- European Spanish: cuchara
- Finnish: lusikka
- French: cuiller
- German: Löffel
- Greek: κουτάλι
- Italian: cucchiaio
- Japanese: スプーン
- Korean: 숟가락
- Norwegian: skje
- Polish: łyżka
- European Portuguese: colher
- Romanian: lingură
- Russian: ложка
- Spanish: cuchara
- Swedish: sked
- Thai: ช้อน
- Turkish: kaşık
- Ukrainian: ложка
- Vietnamese: thìa
British English: spoon VERB
If you spoon food into something, you put it there with a spoon.
He spooned instant coffee into two of the mugs.
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