fry
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fry(
fray
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (culinary)
a. freír
Do you want me to fry the chicken or grill it?¿Quieres que fría el pollo o que lo ase?
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to execute)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. freír en la silla eléctrica
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A group of people celebrated outside the prison when the murderer was fried.Un grupo de gente fuera de la prisión lo celebró cuando frieron al asesino en la silla eléctrica.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (culinary)
a. freírse
When an egg is frying, never leave it unattended.Cuando un huevo se está friendo, nunca le quites ojo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (culinary)
a. la fritada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A fry without ketchup is like a sandwich without mayonnaise.Una fritada sin ketchup es como un sándwich sin mayonesa.
b. la fritura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'll have the seafood fry, please.Yo tomaré la fritura de marisco, por favor.
5. (animal)
a. los alevines
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(juvenile fishes)
Separate fry from all adult fish in your fish tank.Separe los alevines de los demás peces adultos en la pecera.
b. los pececillos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(small adult fishes)
A lot of fry are caught in the nets.Muchos pececillos quedan atrapados en las redes.
fries
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (culinary)
a. las papas fritas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I would like to order a hamburger and fries, please.Quisiera una hamburguesa y papas fritas, por favor.
b. las patatas fritas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
These fries are too greasy and salty.Estas patatas fritas están muy grasientas y saladas.
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fry
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. freír
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. freírse
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fry [fraɪ]
transitive verb
(Cookery) freír
intransitive verb
freírse
noun
fritada (f)
fry [fraɪ]
noun
(Fishing) pececillos (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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