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"Escurridor" is a noun which is often translated as "colander", and "colador" is a noun which is also often translated as "colander". Learn more about the difference between "escurridor" and "colador" below.
escurridor(
ehs
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koo
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rree
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dohr
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (strainer)
a. colander
Después de cocinar la pasta, pásala por un escurridor para sacarle el agua.After you cook the pasta, put it in a colander to drain it.
2. (draining rack)
a. dish rack
Felipe lavó los platos y los dejó en el escurridor hasta que secaran.Felipe washed the dishes and left them in the dish rack to dry.
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colador(
koh
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lah
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dohr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. colander (bigger, for washing or draining)
Les quitamos el agua a las verduras con un colador.We strained the vegetables with a colander.
b. sieve (smaller, for sifting)
Utilice un colador para quitarle los restos sólidos al aceite de oliva después de freír.Use a sieve to sift the solid bits from the olive oil after frying.
c. strainer (smaller, for sifting)
Necesito un colador de té y otros utensilios para mi cocina.I need a tea strainer and some other utensils for my kitchen.
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