An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not stale, unpreserved)
a. fresco
Fresh vegetables are sold at the farmer's market.Se venden vegetales frescos en el mercado agrícola.
2. (additional)
a. nuevo
It's time to add fresh blood to our team.Ya es hora de traer sangre nueva a nuestro equipo.
3. (not salty)
a. dulce
Fresh water sprang from the mountain.Brotaba agua dulce de la montaña.
4. (cool)
a. fresco
Take a jacket. It looks fresh out there.Llévate una chaqueta. Parece que hace fresco fuera.
5. (cool and fairly strong)
a. fresco y fuerte (wind)
There was a fresh wind off the sea.Soplaba un viento fresco y fuerte del mar.
6. (cheeky)
a. descarado
The teacher reprimanded him for his fresh behavior.El profesor le riñó por su comportamiento descarado.
b. impertinente
You needn't get fresh with me!¡No te pongas impertinente conmigo!
7. (clean)
a. limpio
I just put fresh sheets on the bed.Acabo de poner sábanas limpias en la cama.
8. (recent)
a. recién llegado
They were fresh from the country and didn't know the city well.Estaban recién llegados del campo y no conocían bien la ciudad.
9. (not tired)
a. descansado (person)
I'll feel fresh after a good nap.Tras una buena siesta, estaré más descansado.
b. lozano (face, complexion)
We offer simple tips on how to achieve a fresh complexion.Le ofrecemos consejos simples para tener un rostro lozano.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
10. (recently)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He came to the company fresh from law school.Vino a la empresa recién salido del colegio de abogados.
We're fresh out of croissants.Se nos acaban de terminar los croissants.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (food, air)
a. fresco(a)
it is still fresh in my mindtodavía lo tengo fresco en la memoria
as fresh as a daisy(fresco(a)) como una rosa
to get some fresh airtomar un poco de aire fresco
fresh troopstropas de refresco
fresh wateragua f dulce
2. (page, attempt, drink)
a. nuevo(a)
to make a fresh startempezar de nuevo
3. (original; approach, writing)
a. novedoso(a), original
4. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. fresco(a) (cheeky)
to get fresh with somebodypropasarse con alguien
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
5. (general)
fresh from…recién salido(a) de…
we're fresh out of lemonsse nos acaban de terminar los limones
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fresh [freʃ]
fresher (comparative)freshest (superlative)
1 (not stale, not preserved) [+fruit, milk etc] fresco; [+bread] recién hecho; [+smell, taste] a fresco
I need some fresh air necesito un poco de aire fresco; necesito salir a respirar aire fresco; to get some fresh air tomar el fresco; to let in some fresh air dejar que entre un poco de aire; in the fresh air al aire libre
as fresh as a daisy fresco como una rosa
2 (not salt) [+water] dulce
3 (cool) [+breeze] fresco; [+wind] fuerte
it's quite fresh out hace bastante fresco fuera
4 (healthy) [+face, complexion] lozano; saludable
5 (rested) [+person] descansado
it's better done in the morning when you're fresh se hace mejor por la mañana, cuando estás descansado
6 (clean and new) [+sheet of paper] en blanco; [+shirt, sheets] limpio
he showered and put on a fresh shirt I've put fresh sheets on the bed
to give sth a fresh coat of paint dar otra mano de pintura a algo; "fresh paint" especially (US) "recién pintado"; we need some fresh faces necesitamos ver caras nuevas; to make a fresh start volver a empezar; empezar de nuevo
to put fresh heart into sb however mentally tired he might be, she put fresh life into him the drink gave him fresh heart to face the day He strengthens faith, he puts fresh heart into his hearers she could almost feel fresh life rising within her
7 (further) [+outbreak, supplies] nuevo
he has had a fresh attack ha sufrido un nuevo ataque
8 (recent) [+footprints, tracks] reciente
while it is still fresh in our minds mientras lo tenemos fresco en la memoria
it is still fresh in our minds memories
I've just made a fresh pot of coffee acabo de hacer una cafetera de café; fresh from the oven recién salido del horno; the vegetables are fresh from the garden la verdura está recién traída del huerto; a teacher fresh from college un profesor recién salido de la universidad; milk fresh from the cow leche (f) recién ordeñada
fresh from the shower he's come fresh from New York
9 (cheeky) [+person] impertinente; descarado
to get fresh with sb (be cheeky with) ponerse impertinente con algn; ponerse chulo con algn (informal); (take liberties with) propasarse con algn; don't get fresh with me! ¡no te pongas impertinente conmigo!; ¡no te pongas chulo conmigo! (informal); he got a bit fresh with her se propasó un poco con ella
Did he try to get fresh with you, Sheilah?' You must be joking," Sheilah said. `Do I let builders get fresh with me? Are you saying that bugger tried it on, Alma?
fresh ground black pepper pimienta (f) negra recién molida; I picked the beans fresh this morning acabo de recoger or coger las judías esta mañana; to be fresh out of sth: we're fresh out of pan scrubs [+shopkeeper] acabamos de vender los últimos estropajos; se nos han acabado los estropajos; [+householder] se nos han acabado los estropajos; this government is fresh out of ideas a este gobierno se le han agotado las ideas
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