Meaning of LA in English

LA

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

an à la carte menu (= a menu listing many separate dishes which you choose from )

In the evening there is a full à la carte menu.

crème de la crème

Oxford and Cambridge are often seen as the crème de la crème of British universities.

ooh la la

ooh la la

à la carte

à la mode

apple pie à la mode

à la

detective stories à la Agatha Christie

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

carte

All are worthwhile, judiciously seasoned with salt and fresh pepper, served a la carte , and cooked just right.

La Carte While the restaurant offers a comprehensive la carte menu, nearly everyone chooses one of the set menus.

Menu items are also available a la carte .

Chocolate arrows that is, if they come from Chocolates a la Carte .

Nearly all of the lunch entrees top $ 20, and this is a la carte .

All of the entrees are served a la carte , which seems to be the custom in steak houses these days.

mode

Once, just after Inez served apple pie a la mode , Alfred snorted suddenly, loudly.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

in La-la Land

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Fernando de la Rua, the country's hapless president, is exuding quiet confidence.

He had visited shanty settlements known as fa las owing to their resemblance, at a distance, to honeycombs.

More than 100 rounds were fired into de la Torre's car as he drove to work on a Sunday morning.

Peter de la Billiere, will no longer be welcome at the table of the heroic fighting force he once led.

The chances are that Mr de la Rua will manage to defeat efforts to overturn his decrees.

Try Cabot Vermont light Cheddar, the creme de la creme of low-fat cheeses.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.