quitar el sarro
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quitar el sarro
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (dentistry)
a. to remove the plaque
Es necesario quitar el sarro de los dientes con regularidad.It is necessary to remove the plaque from your teeth regularly.
b. to remove the tartar
El dentista me limpió los dientes quitando el sarro primero.The dentist cleaned my teeth by removing the tartar first.
c. to remove the scale (United Kingdom)
Tendremos que quitarle el sarro, que tiene mucho.We'll have to remove the scale; there's plenty.
2. (to remove the sediment)
a. to remove the scale
Es imposible quitar el sarro de la cañería del agua caliente. Está demasiado duro.It's impossible to remove the scale from the hot water pipe. It's too hard.
b. to remove the fur (United Kingdom)
Quite el sarro que se acumula en las paredes internas de la caldera periódicamente.Remove the fur that builds on the inner walls of the boiler periodically.
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