espumar
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espumar(
ehs
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poo
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mahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to remove the foam)
a. to skim
Mi abuela solía espumar el caldo con una cuchara de madera mientras se hacía.My grandmother would skim the stew with a wooden spoon while it was cooking.
2. (to create small bubbles)
a. to froth
La clave para elaborar un capuccino es espumar la leche.The key to preparing a cappuccino is to froth the milk.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to create small bubbles)
a. to foam
Esa forma de tirar la cerveza hace que espume demasiado.That way of pouring the beer makes it foam too much.
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espumar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (caldo)
a. to skim
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espumar
transitive verb
(quitar espuma a) to skim off
intransitive verb
[+cerveza] to froth; foam; [+vino] to sparkle;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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