Word usage examples
How much worse, a millionfold more incomprehensible, the passage from monocot to monogamy.
But well indeed do I see the faces of the guests--poor clerks and shopboys, bloodless girls and women of many sorts--all endeavouring to find a relish in lentil soup and haricot something-or-other.
I spent ten sous on a cup of coffee and a plate of fried onions and haricot beans, and three francs on a savoury pie, highly flavoured with garlic, and a quarter-bottle of excellent cognac.
Bottled beer stood under a shelf, and there were two bags of haricot beans and some limp lettaces.
The stuff they were eating was a thin stew, actually a soup, of haricot beans.
A filling bowl of haricot beans cooked in a tomato and vegetable sauce!
I left a message asking that the food-stuffs, plus a lamb roast and a couple of extra bags of haricots verts and Yukon Gold potatoes, be brought to Hyde Castle today, if possible.
After some thought, I sketched out a simple plan for the evening meal: lamb roast with pan gravy and mint jelly, baked potatoes, steamed haricots verts, a large tossed salad with grated fresh Parmesan cheese, and homemade bread.
Julian steamed the haricots verts, then moved on to preparing a complex sauce.
After Monique paid the peasant, she held out her stringbag - a universal French shopping tool - and he poured haricots verts into it.