guisaba I cooked
The word guisaba is the imperfect form of guisar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full guisar conjugation.
guisar
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guisar(
gee
-
sahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (act of cooking)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to cook
A mi abuela le encantaba guisar para toda la familia los domingos.My grandmother loved to cook for the whole family on Sundays.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (act of cooking)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to cook
Julián estuvo guisando la carne toda la mañana y aun así estaba dura.Julian spent the whole morning cooking the meat and still it was hard.
b. to stew
La receta indicaba guisar las alcachofas con las patatas y las zanahorias.The recipe said to stew artichokes with potatoes and carrots.
guisarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be going on)
a. to cook up
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Noté un ambiente raro en la reunión y pregunté a Marta que se estaba guisando.I noticed a strained atmosphere at the meeting, so I asked Marta what they were cooking up.
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guisar
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (colloquial)
a. to be cooking, to be going on
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guisar
transitive verb
1 (Culin) (cocinar) to cook; (en salsa) to stew
él se lo guisa, él se lo come he's made his bed, so he can lie in it
2 (tramar) to cook up (familiar)
¿qué estarán guisando? what can they be cooking up? (familiar)
intransitive verb
to cook
me paso el día guisando I spend the day cooking
pronominal verb
guisarse (tramarse)
¿qué se estará guisando en la asamblea? what are they cooking up in the meeting, I wonder? (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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