achicharrarse
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achicharrarse(
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chee
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chah
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rrahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to be overcooked)
a. to get burnt to a crisp
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Me olvidé un pedazo de carne en la parrilla y se achicharró.I forgot a piece of meat on the grill, and it got burnt to a crisp.
b. to be burned to a cinder
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El bistec se achicharró. Parecía una suela de zapato.The steak was burned to a cinder. It looked like the sole of a shoe.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to feel excessive heat)
a. to fry
¡Me estoy achicharrando! Salgamos del sauna y zambullámonos en el lago.I'm frying! Let's get out of the sauna and jump into the lake.
b. to get burnt
Ponte crema solar o te vas a achicharrar con el sol que hace hoy.Put some sunblock on, or your going to get burnt in the hot sun.
c. to get burned
Aquí me estoy achicharrando. Vayamos a la sombra.I'm getting burned here. Let's go over to the shade.
achicharrar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to char)
a. to scorch
El sol achicharró las flores que tengo en el balcón.The sun scorched the flowers that I have on my balcony.
4. (to overcook)
a. to burn
¡Baja el fuego o vas a achicharrar el pollo!Lower the heat, or you'll burn the chicken!
b. to burn to a crisp
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La primera vez que intenté asar un pescado en la parrilla, lo terminé achicharrando.The first time I tried to cook fish on the grill, I ended up burning it to a crisp.
c. to burn to a cinder
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El cocinero achicharró los espárragos y los tuvo que botar.The cook burned the asparagus to a cinder and had to throw them out.
5. (to pester)
a. to plague
Los periodistas me achicharraban a preguntas sobre mi vida personal.The journalists were plaguing me with questions about my personal life.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to flatten)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. to crush
Manuel achicharró la uva con la mano.Manuel crushed the grape with his hand.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to be extremely hot)
a. to be boiling
Hace un calor que achicharra. ¡Enciende el aire acondicionado!It's boiling out! Turn on the air conditioning!
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achicharrar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (quemar)
a. to burn
2. (a preguntas)
a. to plague, to overwhelm
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (sol, calor)
a. to be boiling
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (colloquial)
a. to fry, to get burnt
5. (de calor)
a. to be boiling (hot)
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achicharrar
transitive verb
1 (quemar) to scorch; (Culin) to fry to a crisp; (demasiado) to burn
el sol achicharraba la ciudad the city was roasting in the heat
2 (fastidiar) to bother; plague; pester
3 (Chile) (aplastar) to flatten; crush
4 (matar) to shoot; riddle with bullets
intransitive verb
hace un sol que achicharra it's absolutely roasting
pronominal verb
achicharrarse to get burnt
¡me estoy achicharrando! I'm getting burnt to a cinder!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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