frito

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frito(
free
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toh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (cooked in oil)
a. fried
Hice pollo frito para comer.I made fried chicken to eat.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(tired)
a. fed up
Esta situación me tiene frito.I'm fed up with this situation.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(asleep)
a. sound asleep
Quedó frito frente a la televisión.He was sound asleep in front of the TV.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(finished)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. done for
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Después de este error, estamos fritos.After this mistake, we are done for.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dead)
a. wasted
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Todos sus enemigos acaban fritos.All his enemies end up wasted.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
6. (culinary)
a. fried food
Los fritos no me sientan bien.Fried food doesn't agree with me.
7. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
a. pork soup
El frito es un platillo muy común en Costa Rica.Pork soup is a common dish in Costa Rica.
8. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
a. hamburger
Probamos los fritos de Cuba en La Habana.We tried Cuban hamburgers in Havana.
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frito
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (alimento)
a. fried
2. (colloquial)
a. fed up (to the back teeth)
me tienen frito con tantas quejasI'm sick (and tired) of all their complaining
3. (colloquial)
a. flaked out, asleep
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (general)
a. fried food
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frito
participio_de_pasado
adjective
1 (gen) fried
patatas o papas fritas (Latinoamérica) chips; French fries; (EEUU)
2
dejar frito a algn (matar) to do sb in (familiar); waste sb (familiar)
estar frito (dormido) to be kipping (familiar); be out for the count (familiar); (muerto) to have snuffed it (muy_familiar); (excitado) to be really worked up; (Caribe) (S. Cone) (acabado) to be finished; be done for (familiar)
quedarse frito (dormirse) to go out like a light; (morir) to snuff it (muy_familiar)
tener o traer frito a algn (enojar) to get on sb's nerves; (acosar) to worry sb to death; (vencer) to trounce sb; wipe the floor with sb (familiar)
este trabajo me tiene frito I'm fed up with this job; ese hombre me trae frito I've totally had it with this guy (familiar); las matemáticas me traen frito I've totally had it with maths (familiar); I'm totally fed up with maths
3 [+pelo] frizzy
1 (plato) fry; fried dish
fritos variados mixed grill
2
gustarle el frito a algn (S. Cone)
a esa mujer le gusta el frito she looks like hot stuff (familiar)
3 (en disco) hiss; crackling
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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