poner a enfriar

poner a enfriar(
poh
-
nehr
 
ah
 
ehn
-
fryahr
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to put to chill
Pon a enfriar el bizcocho en el alféizar de la ventana. No es bueno comerlo tan caliente.Put the sponge cake to chill on the windowsill. It isn't good for you to eat it so warm.
b. to put to cool
Tenemos que acordarnos de poner el vino blanco a enfriar en la nevera.We have to remember to put the white wine to cool in the fridge.
c. to chill
Herviremos las patatas y las pondremos a enfriar antes de añadirlas a la ensalada.We'll boil the potatoes and chill them before adding them to the salad.
d. to cool
Voy a poner las cervezas a enfriar. - ¿Cómo? ¿No lo habías hecho ya? ¡Estarán calientes cuando empiece el partido!I'll cool the beers. - What? Haven't you already done so? They'll be warm when the game starts!
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