c

English translation: cup

GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:c
Selected answer:cup

05:22 Mar 8, 2013
    The asker opted for community grading. The question was closed on 2013-03-11 06:54:20 based on peer agreement (or, if there were too few peer comments, asker preference.)


English language (monolingual) [Non-PRO]
Cooking / Culinary
English term or phrase: c
1/2 c white wine
1/4 c grated pecorino cheese

I'm lost with this measure. I prepared the dish yesterday, and it tasted good, but I still would like to know how much I really should have added.
Heinrich Pesch
Finland
Local time: 03:38
cup
Explanation:
1/2 cup of white wine
1/4 cup grated Pecorino cheese.
A cup in the US equals 8 ounces or 16 table spoons
Selected response from:

lorenab23
United States
Local time: 17:38
Grading comment
Thanks!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



SUMMARY OF ALL EXPLANATIONS PROVIDED
4 +15cup
lorenab23


Discussion entries: 11





  

Answers


17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +15
cup


Explanation:
1/2 cup of white wine
1/4 cup grated Pecorino cheese.
A cup in the US equals 8 ounces or 16 table spoons

lorenab23
United States
Local time: 17:38
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
Grading comment
Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jack Doughty
22 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  Barbara Carrara
30 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  Veronica Prpic Uhing
36 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  P.L.F.Persio
39 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  airmailrpl: no doubt
48 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  Charles Davis
1 hr
  -> Un abrazo!

agree  definitions
1 hr
  -> Thank you!

agree  Tony M: I always thought it was such a messy business trying to measure a cup of butter! These 'homely' measures must surely date from the time when people couldn't afford kitchen scales... Causes huge confusion in the UK, where cups don't come in standard sizes.
3 hrs
  -> Tony now a days the sticks of butter are marked for your convenience: http://search.yahoo.com/search;_ylt=Ams9CtmikLqOEdRvfJX1tvSb...

agree  Anita Šumer
6 hrs

agree  Gabriella Endredi
8 hrs

agree  Arabic & More
9 hrs

agree  Edith Kelly
10 hrs

agree  Klára Kalamár
1 day 11 hrs

agree  Ashutosh Mitra
2 days 3 hrs

agree  Phong Le
2 days 20 hrs
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)



Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.


See also:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search