dejar en remojo

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. (to leave in a liquid)
a. to soak
Deja tu camisa en remojo en esta solución y le quitará todas las manchas.Soak your shirt in this solution and it will remove all the stains.
b. to steep
Dejar el suéter en remojo en agua caliente puede dañar el tejido.Steeping the sweater in hot water can damage the fabric.
c. to let soak
No te olvides de dejar los frijoles en remojo durante la noche.Don't forget to let the beans soak overnight.
d. to let steep
Debes dejar la tela en remojo en el tinte por una hora para que adquiera el color adecuado.You should let the cloth steep in the dye for one hour in order for it to obtain the desired color.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to put on hold)
a. to let marinate
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
¿Por qué no dejamos esta idea en remojo mientras trabajamos en el otro proyecto?Why don't we let this idea marinate while we work on the other project?
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