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The songs work best when served with lashings of ham and cheese. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My mother used to clean houses and my father worked in the food industry, producing things like ham and cheese. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I might have toast with cheese, ham and bits of cucumber and tomato. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But then he sent me a photograph of his dinner: ham hock, new potatoes and various fancy veg. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This time I'm adding ham hock. The Sun (2016)Spaghetti with pulled ham mustard cream sauce I'm a sucker for those double packs of pulled ham hock. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is better to eat a protein bar than a ham sandwich. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Remove from the oven and place the ham on top with a scattering of rocket. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To be bacon or ham the meat must be cured. Food Watch (1994)The cynical stud earns his weekly wage as a ham actor in a colonial theme park. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Tear the chicken and ham over the top in bite size pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Remove the skin from the ham hock. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He seemed particularly interested in my ham sandwiches. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My worst habit is putting a bowl of rice in the microwave with shredded ham on top. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Little red meat and absolutely no processed meats such as bacon or ham. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My chicken and ham pie was a disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Crush them lightly with a fork before serving alongside boiled ham hock. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Lay a slice of ham on top and scatter cheese over it. The Sun (2010)What disease did cured ham have? The Sun (2013)Add broad beans, ham and cheese. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Much of the acting is pure ham, but the audience seems to lap it up. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If you buy a slice of ham, the slice of ham becomes part of you. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Mom would receive messages by ham radio from Dad. Christianity Today (2000)Many people report headaches after eating cured meats like ham, bacon and salami. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I had ham and cheese with pickle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A healthy chicken and veg dinner but would pick at cheese and ham. The Sun (2015)He would be saying, as ham actors often implicitly do: love me. Times, Sunday Times (2008) RADIO hams came out of a meeting to find their cars' central locking had been jammed by mystery wireless waves. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'ham'
British English: ham /hæm/ NOUN
Ham is meat from the top of the back leg of a pig, which has been cooked and is usually eaten cold.
- American English: ham
- Arabic: لـَحْم فَخِذ الـخَنْزير
- Brazilian Portuguese: presunto
- Chinese: 火腿
- Croatian: šunka
- Czech: šunka
- Danish: skinke
- Dutch: ham
- European Spanish: jamón
- Finnish: kinkku
- French: jambon
- German: Schinken
- Greek: ζαμπόν
- Italian: prosciutto
- Japanese: ハム
- Korean: 햄
- Norwegian: skinke
- Polish: szynka
- European Portuguese: presunto
- Romanian: șuncă
- Russian: ветчина
- Spanish: jamón
- Swedish: skinka typ av kött
- Thai: ต้นขาหลังของหมู
- Turkish: jambon
- Ukrainian: стегно
- Vietnamese: thịt giăm-bông
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