Quick answer
"Cheese" is a noun which is often translated as "el queso", and "rice" is a noun which is often translated as "el arroz". Learn more about the difference between "cheese" and "rice" below.
cheese(
chiz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el queso
(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).
Mozzarella is the best cheese for making pizza.El mejor queso para hacer pizzas es el mozzarella.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to exasperate or bore; often used with "off") (United Kingdom)
a. sacar de quicio
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
It cheeses me off when people are late.Me saca de quicio que la gente llegue tarde.
b. tocar las narices
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
What really cheeses me off is that you lied to me.Lo que de verdad me toca las narices es que me mintieras.
c. hartar
I'm getting cheesed off with the novel. I think I'm going to drop it.Me estoy hartando de la novela. Creo que la voy a dejar.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
This noise is cheesing me off.Este ruido me está sacando de mis casillas.
We're cheesed off with the city. We're moving to the country.Estamos hasta la coronilla de la ciudad. Nos vamos a vivir al campo.
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rice(
rays
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el arroz
(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).
My mom's rice and chicken is delicious.El arroz con pollo que prepara mi mamá es delicioso.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (culinary)
a. pasar por el pasapurés
I prefer to rice the potatoes when I make mash.Prefiero pasar las papas por el pasapurés cuando hago puré de papas.
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