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caldo
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caldo(
kahl
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doh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. broth
Hicimos un caldo de pavo con lo que sobró de la cena.We made some turkey broth with the leftovers from dinner.
b. soup
Lo mejor para un resfriado es un plato de caldo de pollo.The best thing for a cold is a bowl of chicken soup.
c. stock
Para lograr un arroz más sabroso, agrégale un poco de caldo de pollo.For more flavorful rice, add some chicken stock.
2. (beverage)
a. wine
Los caldos de la Rioja son reconocidos como los mejores del mundo.The wines of the Rioja region are recognized as being some of the best in the world.
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caldo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (para cocinar)
a. stock
2. (sopa)
a. broth
3. (fam fig)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
poner a alguien a caldoto slate somebody
4. (vino)
a. wine
5. (fig)
a.
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caldo
1 (sopa) soup; broth; (consomé) (clear) soup
con un caldito te sentirás mejor you'll feel better with some nice hot soup o broth inside you
2 [de guiso] juice
tómate el caldo del estofado have some of the juice from the stew; la salsa se hace con el caldo de la carne the sauce is made from the stock o juice of the meat; hierva las verduras/los huesos para hacer el caldo boil the vegetables/the bones to make a stock; cubitos de caldo stock cubes
3
caldo de cultivo (Biología) culture medium
caldo de cultivo bacteriano
el caldo de cultivo del fascismo the breeding ground of fascism
breeding ground
4
cambiar el caldo a las aceitunas to have a leak (muy_familiar)
hacer el caldo gordo a algn to make things easy for sb; make it easy for sb
me parece que se hacen el caldo gordo unas a otras, y que quieren salvar a la fuerza a las demás con tres o cuatro articulitos al año
se le hacía caldo la cabeza (S. Cone) he worried a lot about it
poner a algn a caldo (regañar) to tell sb off; give sb a ticking off (familiar)
si no quieres caldo, taza y media o dos tazas it never rains but it pours
5 (vino) wine
los caldos jerezanos the wines of Jerez
6 (aceite) oil
7 (México) sugar cane juice
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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