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caramelo

caramelo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (confection)
a. candy
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Solo como caramelos sin azúcar porque soy diabético.I only eat sugar-free candy because I'm diabetic.
b. sweet (United Kingdom)
He estado comiendo caramelos de miel porque me duele la garganta.I've been eating honey sweets because I have a sore throat.
2. (culinary)
a. caramel
Estoy calentando azúcar en la sartén para hacer caramelo.I'm melting sugar in the pan to make caramel.
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caramelo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (golosina)
a. (boiled) sweet (United Kingdom)
b. candy
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
un caramelo de limóna lemon drop
un caramelo de mentaa mint
caramelo para la toscough sweet
2. (azúcar fundido)
a. caramel
calentarlo a punto de carameloheat it until it is about to caramelize
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caramelo
1 (golosina) sweet; piece of candy; (EEUU)
2 (Culin) caramel
un jersey color caramelo a caramel-coloured o caramel-colored jersey; (EEUU) a punto de caramelo [+azúcar] caramelized
estar a punto de caramelo [+proyecto] to be ripe for implementation
el acuerdo está ya a punto de caramelo the agreement is on the verge of success
el proyecto está ya a punto de caramelo
—¿se ha convencido? —no, pero está a punto de caramelo "is he persuaded?" — "no, but he's not far off it"; un par de horas en la cárcel te ponen a punto de caramelo a couple of hours in jail soon softens you up
Quien está ya a punto de caramelo, dando los últimos toques a una nueva novela es Vicente Molina Foix Harrison Ford tiene a punto de caramelo su primera nominación con El fugitivo una buena paliza en la Dirección General de Seguridad, unas horas antes de ingresar en la cárcelte pone a punto de caramelo
3 (incentivo) sweetener
es solo un caramelo para evitar protestas it's just a sweetener to stop us protesting; agitan el caramelo de los subsidios para ganar votos they're waving the carrot of subsidies to attract votes; su apoyo es un caramelo envenenado his support is a sugar-coated pill
es solo un caramelo para ganar votos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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