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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (temperature)
a. hot
Estoy tan acalorada que quisiera poder meterme a nadar.I'm so hot that I wish I could go swimming.
Si estás acalorado, ¿por qué no te tomas un vaso de agua?If you're hot, why don't you drink a glass of water?
2. (passionate)
a. heated
Mis padres tuvieron una discusión acalorada por su diferencia de opiniones.My parents got into a heated argument because of their difference of opinion.
3. (angry)
a. worked up
Mark está muy acalorado desde que lo dejaron en el altar.Mark is really worked after he was left at the altar.
b. hot under the collar
Diana estaba muy acalorada cuando la despidieron de la empresa.Diana was really hot under the collar when she was fired from the company.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (por calor)
a. hot
2. (por esfuerzo)
a. flushed (with effort)
3. (apasionado; debate)
a. heated
4. (persona)
a. hot under the collar
5. (defensor)
a. fervent
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1 (con calor) heated; hot
2 (enardecido) [+discusión] heated; [+partidario] passionate; (agitado) agitated
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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