humear
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humear(
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meh
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to emit smoke)
a. to smoke
Después de que se consumió la vela, la cera que quedó siguió humeando por un rato.After the candle burned out, the wax that was left carried on smoking for a while.
2. (to emit steam)
a. to steam
La sopa está humeando y huele deliciosa.The soup is steaming and smells delicious.
3. (to persist)
a. to linger on
A pesar de que han pasado tantos años, el rencor de Javier aún humea.Despite all the years that have gone by, Javier's resentment still lingers on.
b. to be still alive
El amor que Tania siente por su ex novio sigue humeando después de un año separados.The love Tania feels for her ex-boyfriend is still alive after a year apart.
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humear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (salir humo)
a. to (give off) smoke
2. (salir vapor)
a. to steam
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humear
intransitive verb
1 (soltar humo) [+fuego, chimenea] to smoke; give out smoke
2 (soltar vapor) to steam
3 [+memoria, rencor] to be still alive; linger on
4 (presumir) to give o.s. airs; be conceited
transitive verb
1 (And) (Caribe) (México) (fumigar) to fumigate
2 (México) (golpear) to beat; thrash
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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