fume
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fume(
fyum
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to emit fumes)
a. humear
I need to go to the mechanic. My car has started fuming.Necesito ir al mecánico. Mi coche ha empezado a humear.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to be furious)
a. echar humo
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The teacher was fuming yesterday because no one did their homework.El profesor echaba humo ayer porque nadie hizo la tarea.
b. echar chispas
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
When Ray came home with alcohol on his breath, his mom fumed.Cuando Ray regresó a casa con aliento a alcohol, su mamá echó chispas.
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fume
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
fumeshumos mpl
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (give off fumes)
a. despedir humo
3. (be angry)
a.
to be fumingechar humo (por las orejas)
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fume [fjuːm]
intransitive verb
1 [+chemicals etc] humear; echar humo
2 (be furious) estar furioso; echar humo
to be fuming at or with sb echar pestes de algn
fumes (n) (gen) humo (m); vapores (m); (gas) gases (m);
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fumé I smoked
The word fumé is the preterite form of fumar in the first person singular. See the full fumar conjugation.
fumar
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fumar(
foo
-
mahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (tobacco)
a. to smoke
Mi papá fuma una cajetilla diaria.My dad smokes a pack of cigarettes every day.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to notice)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to take notice of
Esa niña me encanta, pero no me fuma.I really like that girl, but she doesn't take any notice of me.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (tobacco)
a. to smoke
Está tratando de dejar de fumar.He's trying to quit smoking.
fumarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (tobacco)
a. to smoke
Nos fumamos demasiados cigarrillos en la fiesta.We smoked too many cigarettes at the party.
5. (to fail to attend)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to skip
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ayer me fumé la clase de geografía otra vez.Yesterday, I skipped geography class again.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to tolerate)
a. to put up with
Tuve que fumármela por casi dos horas.I had to put up with her for almost two hours.
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to squander)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to blow
Nos fumamos todos nuestros ahorros en ese viaje.We blew all our savings on that trip.
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fumar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to smoke
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. to smoke
fumar como un carreteroto smoke like a chimney
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (cigarillo)
a. to smoke
4. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to skip
5. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to blow
6. (colloquial) (River Plate)
a. to put up with
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fumar
transitive verb
[+cigarro, pipa] to smoke
está fumando su pipa
intransitive verb
to smoke
él fuma en pipa he smokes a pipe; ¿puedo fumar? can I smoke?
prohibido fumar no smoking
zona de no fumar
fumar como un carretero to smoke like a chimney
pronominal verb
fumarse
1 [+dinero] to squander; blow (familiar); [+clase] to miss
2 (México) (escaparse) to vanish; slope off (familiar)
3
fumárselo a algn (Latinoamérica) (engañar) to trick sb; swindle sb
4
fumarse a algn to screw sb (vulgar)
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