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"Grilling" is a noun which is often translated as "el asado", and "smoking" is a noun which is often translated as "fumar". Learn more about the difference between "grilling" and "smoking" below.
grilling
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of grilling)
a. el asado
(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).
Come over tomorrow afternoon. We're going to be doing some grilling in the backyard.Pasa por la casa mañana. Vamos a estar haciendo un asado en el jardín.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(aggressive questioning)
a. el interrogatorio intenso
(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).
Even an innocent man would confess after such a grilling.Hasta un hombre inocente confesaría después de ese interrogatorio intenso.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Delilah got a grilling from her parents when she came home late that night.Los padres de Delilah la acribillaron con preguntas cuando volvió a casa tarde esa noche.
The cops gave the suspect a grilling, but he wouldn't crack.La policía interrogó intensamente al sospechoso, pero no confesó.
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smoking(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cigarette consumption)
a. fumar
Smoking is prohibited in closed public spaces.Fumar está prohibido en lugares públicos cerrados.
2. (culinary)
a. el ahumado
(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).
Smoking gives food a new flavor.El ahumado le da un sabor distinto a la comida.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (giving off smoke)
a. humeante
When we saw the smoking vehicle, we called a mechanic.Cuando vimos el vehículo humeante, llamamos a un mecánico.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(very attractive)
a. despampanante
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
That actress is smoking!¡Esa actriz es despampanante!
b. buenísimo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
His brother is smoking!¡Su hermano está buenísimo!
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