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"Sartén" is a feminine noun in the majority of Spanish-speaking countries, but is masculine in some areas.
el sartén, la sartén
feminine or masculine noun
1. (culinary)
a. frying pan
Utiliza un sartén para dorar la carne.Use a frying pan to brown the meat.
b. skillet
Calienta la sartén para freír los huevos.Heat up the skillet to fry the eggs.
sartén
nf masculine noun o feminine noun
1. frying pan (Am), fry-pan (United States)
  • tener la sartén por el mango(informal figurative) to call the shots
sartén (Latinoamérica)
frying pan
coger la sartén por donde quema to act rashly
saltar de la sartén y dar en la brasa to jump out of the frying pan into the fire; tener la sartén por el mango to have the upper hand
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