Quick answer
"Lather" is a noun which is often translated as "la espuma", and "rinse" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "enjuagar". Learn more about the difference between "lather" and "rinse" below.
lather
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bubbles)
a. la espuma
(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 barber added water to the soap and worked up a good lather with his brush.El barbero le añadió agua al jabón y agitó la brocha hasta conseguir abundante espuma.
2. (sweat)
a. el sudor
(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).
At the end of the race, the horses were all in a lather.Al final de la carrera, todos los caballos estaban bañados en sudor.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(state of agitation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Opposition politicians are in a lather about proposals to curtail their expenses.Los políticos de la oposición están que echan chispas ante las propuestas de recortes en sus gastos.
There's no need to get yourself in a lather about it. We'll sort this problem out.No hace falta que te pongas histérico. Resolveremos el problema.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to rub soap on)
a. enjabonar
She lathered the puppy all over with dog shampoo.Enjabonó al cachorro de arriba abajo con un champú especial para perros.
b. enjabonarse
He had just lathered his face and was starting to shave.Acababa de enjabonarse la cara y empezaba a afeitarse.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to form a lather)
a. hacer espuma
Soap doesn't lather so well in hard water.El jabón no hace mucha espuma si el agua es dura.
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rinse(
rihns
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to pass water over)
a. enjuagar
Can you dry the dishes after I finish rinsing them?¿Puedes secar los platos después de que los enjuague?
b. aclarar
The machine will add fabric softener to the clothes as it rinses them.La máquina va a agregar suavizante a la ropa mientras la aclara.
c. lavar
Please rinse the rice before you cook it.Por favor lava el arroz antes de cocinarlo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (act of rinsing)
a. el enjuague
(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).
This plate is still a bit soapy. Could you give it a rinse?Este plato todavía está algo jabonoso. ¿Podrías darle un enjuague?
b. el aclarado
(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).
Our washing machine broke, so we have to give these clothes a rinse by hand.Nuestra lavadora se rompió, así que tenemos que darle un aclarado a esta ropa a mano.
3. (hair dye)
a. el reflejo
(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).
She gave her sister's hair a reddish rinse.Le dio un reflejo rojizo al cabello de su hermana.
b. la tintura
(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 hairdresser put the wrong rinse in my hair and now I'm blonde!¡La peluquera puso la tintura equivocada en mi cabello y ahora soy rubia!
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