cool down
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cool down(
kul
 
daun
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to become cooler)
a. enfriarse
Switch off the ignition and let the engine cool down before checking the oil level.Apaga el motor y deja que se enfríe antes de chequear el nivel del aceite.
b. refrescarse
The weather was so hot we had to keep jumping in the pool to cool down.Hacía tanto calor que tuvimos que tirarnos a la piscina a cada rato para refrescarnos.
2. (to become calmer)
a. calmarse
Once he's cooled down, he'll realize he made a mistake and he'll apologize.Una vez que se haya calmado, se dará cuenta de que se equivocó y pedirá disculpas.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
3. (to cause to become cooler)
a. enfriar
I blew on my soup to cool it down.Soplé mi sopa para enfriarla.
4. (to cause to become calmer)
a. calmar
They started punching each other, but we managed to separate them and cool them down.Empezaron a pegarse, pero logramos separarlos y calmarlos.
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cool down
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
this will c you downesto te refrescará
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (weather)
a. refrescar
3. (liquid)
a. enfriarse (un poco)
4. (become calm)
a. calmarse, tranquilizarse
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cool down
transitive verb
1 (make colder) enfriar
2 (make calmer)
to cool sb down calmar a algn
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (become colder) [+object] enfriarse; [+person] refrescarse; tener menos calor
2 (become calmer) [+person, situation] calmarse
cool down! ¡cálmese!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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