chill
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chill(
chihl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (culinary)
a. enfriar
I forgot to chill the wine before the party.Me olvidé de enfriar el vino antes de la fiesta.
We need to chill the gazpacho for one more hour before it's ready to serve.Tenemos que enfriar el gazpacho por al menos una hora antes de que esté listo para servir.
b. poner a enfriar
Next we have to chill the salad before serving it.Ahora tenemos que poner la ensalada a enfriar antes de servirla.
c. refrigerar
You shouldn't chill this sausage because it will dry out.No se debe refrigerar este embutido porque se secará.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to calm down)
a. ponerse tranquilo
Dude, nobody's going to leave without you. Just chill.Hombre, nadie se va a ir sin ti. Ponte tranquilo.
b. calmarse
If you would just chill, I'll explain everything to you.Si te calmaras de una vez, te explicaría todo.
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to spend time relaxing)
a. relajarse
I don't have any plans. I'm just chilling by the pool.No tengo planes. Estoy aquí relajándome por la piscina.
b. pasar el tiempo
Let's stay here and just chill on the beach.¿Por qué no nos quedamos aquí para pasar el tiempo en la playa?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (cold temperature)
a. el fresco
(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).
Wrap up! There's a bit of a chill today.Abrígate que hace un poco de fresco hoy.
b. el frío
(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).
The morning chill froze the moisture on the window.El frío de la mañana congeló la humedad de la ventana.
5. (illness)
a. el resfriado
(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).
She spent all afternoon in the cold and she caught a chill.Pasó toda la tarde al frío y pilló un resfriado.
6. (shiver)
a. el escalofrío
(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).
I felt a chill the moment she started to sing the dirge.Sentí un escalofrío en el momento en que empezó a cantar el canto fúnebre.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
7. (cold temperature)
a. frío
A chill wind blew as they crossed the field.Un viento frío soplaba mientras atravesaban el campo.
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(relaxed)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. relajado
Curtis is a very chill person. Nothing flusters him.Curtis es una persona muy relajada. Nada le altera.
b. tranquilo
I don't feel like listening to disco music. Don't you have any chill music?No me apetece escuchar música disco. ¿No tienes música tranquila?
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chill
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. el resfriado
(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).
(cold)
to catch a chillresfriarse, agarrar or
2. (cold temperature)
a.
there's a chill in the airhace bastante fresco
to take the chill off somethingtemplar algo
3. (fig)
a.
chill of fearescalofrío de temor
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (general)
a. frío(a)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (wine, food)
a. poner a enfriar
serve chilledsírvase frío
chilled to the bonehelado(a) de frío
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chill [tʃɪl]
noun
(coldness) frío (m); (Med) resfriado (m); (mild fever) escalofrío (m)
there's a chill in the air hace fresco; to catch a chill (Med) resfriarse; to cast a chill over enfriar el ambiente de; to take the chill off [+room] calentar un poco; templar; [+wine] templar
adjective
[+wind] frío
transitive verb
[+wine] enfriar; [+food] refrigerar
serve chilled sírvase bien frío; to chill sb's blood helarle la sangre en las venas a algn; to be chilled to the bone estar helado hasta los huesos
intransitive verb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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