cheese
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cheese(
chiz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el queso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mozzarella is the best cheese for making pizza.El mejor queso para hacer pizzas es el mozzarella.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to exasperate or bore; often used with "off") (United Kingdom)
a. sacar de quicio
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
It cheeses me off when people are late.Me saca de quicio que la gente llegue tarde.
b. tocar las narices
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
What really cheeses me off is that you lied to me.Lo que de verdad me toca las narices es que me mintieras.
c. hartar
I'm getting cheesed off with the novel. I think I'm going to drop it.Me estoy hartando de la novela. Creo que la voy a dejar.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
This noise is cheesing me off.Este ruido me está sacando de mis casillas.
We're cheesed off with the city. We're moving to the country.Estamos hasta la coronilla de la ciudad. Nos vamos a vivir al campo.
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cheese
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el queso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (colloquial)
a.
(say) cheese!¡sonríe!
cheese sandwich/omeletsandwich m/tortilla de queso
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cheese [tʃiːz]
noun
1 (dairy product) queso (m)
say cheese! (Fot) ¡a ver, una sonrisa!; hard cheese! ¡mala pata!
2 (person)
big cheese pez (m) gordo
transitive verb
(Britain)
I'm cheesed off with this estoy hasta las narices de esto (informal)
modifier
cheese dish (n) tabla (f) de quesos
cheese sauce (n) salsa (f) de queso; salsa (f) Mornay
Melt some butter into a pan then add the same weight of flour and mix into a roux paste and gently cook this for about one minute. Then very slowly and patiently add the cold milk, whisking all the time so the mixture is smooth before more milk is added. Once you have a smooth mixture grate in some cheese, a little bit at a time and whisk it until the sauce is smooth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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