An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (preserved)
a. enlatado
Rene added some canned tomatoes to the sauce in the skillet.René añadió unos tomates enlatados a la salsa de la sartén.
b. en lata
I have several delicious recipes that call for canned green beans.Tengo varias recetas deliciosas para las que se necesitan ejotes en lata.
c. en conserva
George poured some canned peaches into the pie mold.George echó unos duraznos en conserva en el molde de pay.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
a. grabado
The show's canned laughter detracts from what little humor it has.Las risas grabadas del programa le quitan la poca gracia que tiene.
b. enlatado
They played the same canned music on every break the band took.Pusieron la misma música enlatada en cada descanso de la banda.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(drunk) (United Kingdom)
a. borracho
Danny was a bit canned at his uncle's wake.Danny estaba un poco borracho en el velatorio de su tío.
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canned [kænd]
1 [+food] enlatado; en lata
canned foods conservas (f) alimenticias
2 (recorded) [+music] grabado; enlatado
canned laughter (TV) (Rad) risas (f) grabadas
3 (drunk) mamado; tomado; (LAm)
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