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"Blend" is a noun which is often translated as "la mezcla", and "stir" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "revolver". Learn more about the difference between "blend" and "stir" below.
blend(
blehnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mixture)
a. la mezcla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The blend of red and blue creates purple.La mezcla de rojo y azul hace morado.
b. la combinación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I love the blend of cultures that this cosmopolitan city offers.Me encanta la combinación de culturas que ofrece esta ciudad cosmopolita.
2. (grammar)
a. el compuesto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
"Smog" is an ingenious blend of the words "smoke" and "fog.""Smog" es un ingenioso compuesto formado por las palabras "smoke" y "fog".
b. la palabra compuesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Blends are a combination of parts of two or more words.Las palabras compuestas son una combinación de partes de dos o más palabras.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to mix)
a. mezclar
Can you please blend the pasta ingredients?¿Podrías mezclar los ingredientes de la pasta?
b. combinar
I want to blend art and science in my blog entries.Quiero combinar arte y ciencia en las entradas de mi blog.
4. (to mix in blender)
a. licuar
Blend the ingredients for one minute until smooth.Licúa los ingredientes por un minuto hasta que estén homogéneos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to harmonize)
a. armonizar
The house's facade blends well with the city's environment.La fachada de la casa armoniza bien con el ambiente de la ciudad.
6. (to merge)
a. fundirse
I love the way colors blend into one another in the painting.Me encanta el modo en que los colores se funden en el cuadro.
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stir(
stuhr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to mix)
a. revolver
Can you pass me a spoon so I can stir the sauce, please?¿Me pasas una cuchara para revolver la salsa, por favor?
b. remover
You have to stir the soup every five minutes.Tienes que remover la sopa cada cinco minutos.
2. (to move)
a. agitar
The sea breeze stirred the sails of the pirate ship.La brisa marina agitó las velas del barco pirata.
b. mover
She didn't know who or what had stirred her papers.No sabía quién o qué había movido sus papeles.
3. (to awaken)
a. despertar
The music stirred a passion in her that she didn't know was possible.La música despertó una pasión en ella que no sabía que era posible.
b. provocar
The new leader's words stirred him to defiance.Las palabras del nuevo líder lo provocaron al desafío.
c. estimular
The Beatles were the first group to stir him to become a musician.Los Beatles fueron el primer grupo para estimularlo a hacerse músico.
4. (to move emotionally)
a. conmover
The soldier's selflessness stirred the politician.El desinterés del soldado conmovió al político.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to move oneself)
a. moverse
The dragon stirred and opened its piercing eyes.El dragón se movió y abrió sus ojos penetrantes.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to cause trouble) (United Kingdom)
a. causar problemas
Don't pay any attention to that drama queen; she just loves to stir.No le hagas caso a esa niña melodramática; le encanta causar problemas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (state of disturbance)
a. el revuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The neighbor's arrest caused quite a stir on my street.La detención del vecino ocasionó un gran revuelo en mi calle.
b. la conmoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was a stir in the classroom when the teacher announced that everyone had failed.Hubo una conmoción en la sala cuando la maestra dijo que todos habían reprobado.
8. (stirring movement)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Just give it a little stir and the sugar will mix with the coffee.Solo remuévelo un poco y el azúcar se mezclará con el café.
Too many stirs and you'll ruin the batter.Si lo revuelves demasiado dañarás la mezcla.
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