entrar en calor
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entrar en calor(
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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. (general)
a. to get warm
Cuando lleguemos a casa, como la calefacción está encendida, entraremos rápido en calor.Once we arrive home, since the heating is on, we'll get warm quickly.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Un té nos ayudaría a entrar en calor.A tea would help to warm us up.
Hacía mucho frío, así que fui a un bar y me tomé un coñac para entrar en calor.It was very cold, so I went into a bar and had a brandy to warm myself up.
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