quitar las escamas
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quitar las escamas
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. (culinary)
a. to scale
Dile a Rubén que necesitamos tres besugos. ¡Ah, y que les quite las escamas!Tell Ruben we need three breams. Oh, and ask him to scale them!
b. to remove the scales from
¿Sabes quitarle las escamas a un pescado? - ¡Claro! Soy pescadero.Can you remove the scales from a fish? - Of course! I'm a fish merchant.
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
2. (culinary)
a. to remove the scales
Para cocinar este pescado, lo primero que tenemos que hacer es quitar las escamas.In order to cook this fish, the first thing we have to do is to remove the scales.
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