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breadbasket

The stomach. Ooh, the goalie took that shot right in the breadbasket.

breadbasket

and dinner basket
n. the belly; the stomach. I hit him, pow, right in the breadbasket. I have a little pain in the dinner basket.
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He shows the reader to what extent one can answer the old questions of just how Vermeer "did it" - the breadbasket in the Milkmaid, for example, or the carpet on the Music Lesson's table, or the famous roofs and boats in View of Delft; of how his paintings came about - something as particular, for example, as the Kenwood House Guitar Player; and why they look the way they do - for example, those radiant, self-absorbed women in the Woman in Blue Reading a Letter or Woman HoMing a Balance.
"Stonewall" Jackson's 1862 campaign and the 1864 campaign in which Union general Philip Sheridan set fire to the valley, which served as the breadbasket of the Confederacy.
The failure of the agricultural project of making the Sudan the breadbasket of the world was not only determined by environmental change but by other external influences.
I just get the feeling that yet again the breadbasket of Africa will be let down at just a time when the country could rise from the ashes.
In the Punjab, known as 'the breadbasket of India', a local farmer, Sukdev Singh, explains his struggle to irrigate his land as local water levels drop by a metre every year.
He has lost all touch with reality, reducing the breadbasket of Africa to a basketcase country in which his people starve.
The breadbasket contains substantive items that many Bahamians want to consume and are financially constrained to consume.
After two nights in Alicante, you will then travel across the wide plains of La Mancha, the breadbasket of Spain and where Cervantes' Don Quixote wandered, tilting his lance at windmills.
The drought, described by Prime Minister John Howard as a national "crisis", hit Australia right in the breadbasket, the vast Murray-Darling basin which accounts for more than 40 per cent of the country's agricultural production.
But the summit was overshadowed by the presence of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe - blamed for destroying the breadbasket of Africa and starving his people.
He also revealed that plans are now in process for letting Sudan turn into the breadbasket for the Arab world, saying acts facilitating investment have been passed, and the government is in the process of forming a national lands authority to allocate investment lands free of inhibitions.
For several years there was relative stability, prosperity for all and the country was known as the Breadbasket of Africa, providing enough food for it's own people as well as other, neighbouring countries.
ZIMBABWE was once a prosperous country dubbed the breadbasket of Africa but is now gripped by fear and famine.