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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (moderately cold)
a. it's cool (pleasant)
¿Cómo está el día allí? ¿Hace calor? - No, está fresco. Es una delicia.What's the day like there? Is it hot? - No, it's cool. It's wonderful.
b. is cool (pleasant)
A esta hora del día, el cuarto está fresco, pero luego empieza a darle el sol.At this time of day, the room is cool, but then the sun comes in.
c. it's chilly (unpleasant)
¿Qué tal está el tiempo? - Está fresco. Yo de ti me llevaría una chaqueta.What's the weather like? - It's chilly. I'd take a jacket if I were you.
d. is chilly (unpleasant)
El tiempo está fresco y creo que va a llover.The weather is chilly, and I think it's going to rain.
e. it's cold (drink)
¿Tenías el vino blanco en la nevera? - Sí, por eso está fresco, como tiene que estar.Did you have the white wine in the fridge? - Yes, that's why it's cold, as it should be.
f. is cold (drink)
El Baileys está fresco. Justo como a mí me gusta.The Baileys is cold. Just the way I like it.
2. (it's not stale)
3. (it's present)
a. it's fresh
El suceso ocurrió hace solo una semana y está todavía fresco en la mente de todos.The event happened only a week ago and it's still fresh in everyone's mind.
b. is fresh
El día de nuestra despedida está fresco en mi memoria como si fuera ayer.The day we said good-bye to each other is fresh in my memory as if it were yesterday.
4. (he's rested; third person singular)
a. he's fresh
Dice Juan que por las mañanas está fresco, pero que después de almorzar le entra mucho sueño.Juan says he's fresh in the morning, but he feels very sleepy after lunch.
b. is fresh
A las 4 am, el bebé está fresco como una rosa y quiere que juguemos con él y lo tengamos en brazos.At 4 am, the baby is fresh as a daisy and he wants us to play with him and to hold him.
(you're rested; second person singular)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(he's wrong; third person singular)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Luis está fresco si se cree que voy a lavar los platos cuando le toca a él.Luis has another thing coming if he thinks I'm going to do the dishes when it's his turn.
Roberto quiere que le lleves al aeropuerto. - Está fresco. Yo no soy su chófer.Roberto wants you to take him to the airport. - No way! I'm not his chauffeur.
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