helado
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helado(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. ice cream
Comimos helado de chocolate mientras mirábamos la película.We had chocolate ice cream while we watched the movie.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (covered with ice)
a. frozen
Una parte del lago Michigan está helado en invierno.Part of Lake Michigan is frozen in winter.
3. (very cold)
a. freezing
¡Tus manos están heladas!Your hands are freezing!
b. stone-cold
Este café está helado. Voy a calentarlo en el microondas.This coffee is stone-cold. I'm going to heat it up in the microwave.
c. ice-cold
No podemos servir esta sopa. ¡Está helada!We can't serve this soup. It's ice-cold!
d. iced
Nos gusta tomar té helado en el verano.We like to drink iced tea in the summer.
4. (astonished)
a. stunned
Me quedé helada con la noticia del asesinato.I was stunned by the news of the assassination.
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helado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (hecho hielo; agua)
a. frozen
2. (lago)
a. frozen over
3. (muy frío; manos, agua)
a. freezing
4. (no caliente; sopa)
a. stone-cold
5. (atónito)
a. dumbfounded, speechless
¡me dejas helado!I don't know what to say!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (general)
a. ice cream
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helado
adjective
1 (congelado) [+lago, río] frozen; [+carretera] icy
2 (muy frío) [+bebida, comida] ice-cold; [+mirada] frosty; icy
¡estoy helado! I'm frozen!; I'm freezing!; ¡tengo las manos heladas! my hands are frozen o freezing o like ice!; me quedé helado de frío I was frozen
3 (pasmado)
dejar helado a algn to dumbfound sb; ¡me deja usted helado! you amaze me!; ¡me quedé helado! (de sorpresa) I couldn't believe it!; (de miedo) I was scared stiff!
4 (Caribe) (Culin) iced; frosted
ice cream
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