embutir

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embutir(
ehm
-
boo
-
teer
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (culinary)
a. to stuff
En la fábrica utilizan grandes máquinas para embutir las salchichas.In the factory, they use huge machines to stuff sausages.
2. (to force)
a. to pack
Embutí todas mis cosas en una bolsa de plástico y acabó rasgándose.I packed all my things into a plastic bag and it ended up tearing.
b. to cram
No podemos embutir más en el maletero.We can't cram anything else in the trunk.
3.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(to infix)
a. to inlay
El artesano se dedica a la marquetería y crea diseños embutiendo trozos de madera.The artisan works in marquetry and he creates designs by inlaying pieces of wood.
embutirse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (to fit in; used with "en")
a. to squeeze into
Para la fiesta, me embutí en un vestido tan apretado que no podía respirar.I squeezed myself into such a tight dress for the party that I couldn't breathe.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to fill oneself; used with "de")
a. to stuff oneself with
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Los niños se embutieron de caramelos y ahora les duele la barriga.The children stuffed themselves with candy and now they have a stomachache.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to gobble)
a. to polish off
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
En solo un día, Miguel se embutió todo el chocolate que me quedaba en casa.In just one day, Miguel polished off all the chocolate I had at home.
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embutir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to stuff
se embutió en unos pantalones de cuerohe squeezed himself into a pair of leather trousers
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embutir
transitive verb
1 (meter) to stuff;en into
ella estaba embutida en un vestido apretadísimo she was squeezed into a terribly close-fitting dress
2 (atiborrar) to pack tight; stuff; cram;de with;en into;
3 (Técnica) [+madera] to inlay; [+metal] to hammer; work
pronominal verb
embutirse to stuff o.s.;de with;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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