quitar las espinas

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quitar las espinas
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 bone
¿Sabes quitarle las espinas a un lenguado? - Claro, soy cocinera profesional.Do you know how to bone a sole? - Of course, I'm a professional cook.
b. to debone
La pescadera le quitó las espinas a la merluza y la fileteó con maestría.The fish dealer masterfully deboned and filleted the hake.
c. to remove the bones from
El mesero le quitó las espinas al salmón con cuidado antes de servirlo.The waiter carefully removed the bones from the salmon before serving it.
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 bones
¿Quién te enseñó a quitar las espinas tan bien? - Mi mamá. Es mesera en un restaurante.Who taught you to remove the bones so skillfully? - My mom did. She's a waitress at a restaurant.
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