asar

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asar(
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sahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (culinary)
a. to roast
Vamos a asar unos pollos este sábado en el patio trasero.We're going to roast some chicken this Saturday in the backyard.
b. to grill
Me gusta mucho cómo le sale cuando asa la carne mi tío.I really like how my uncle's meat turns out when he grills it.
2. (to bother)
a. to grill
Mi exnovia me está asando a preguntas sobre mi novia actual.My ex-girlfriend is grilling me with questions about my current girlfriend.
asarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be terribly hot)
a. to be roasting
Voy a prender el aire acondicionado porque me estoy asando.I'm going to turn on the air conditioning because I'm roasting.
b. to be boiling hot
Fuimos a la playa en junio, pero no lo disfrutamos porque nos estábamos asando el tiempo entero.We went to the beach in June, but we didn't enjoy it because it was boiling hot the whole time.
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asar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (alimentos; al horno)
a. to roast
2. (a la parrilla)
a. to grill
3. (colloquial)
a.
asar a alguien a preguntasto plague somebody with questions
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (persona)
a. to be boiling hot
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asar
transitive verb
1 (Culin) to roast
asar al horno to bake; asar a la parrilla to grill; broil; (EEUU)
2 (acosar) to pester; plague;con, a with;
pronominal verb
asarse to be terribly hot; roast
me aso de calor I'm roasting; I'm boiling; aquí se asa uno vivo it's boiling hot here
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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