roasting

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roasting(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(severe telling-off)
a. el sermón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Shelman gave the officer a roasting for disobeying orders.Shelman le echó un sermón al oficial por haber desobedecido órdenes.
b. la bronca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
If I don't come up with what I promised, I'll be in for a roasting.Si no entrego lo que prometí, me voy a llevar una buena bronca.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (very hot)
a. abrasador
I stood a few feet away from the roasting heat of the bonfire.Me alejé unos pasos del calor abrasador de la fogata.
b. achicharrante
I remember when it happened - it was a roasting day during the Chicago heatwave.Recuerdo cuándo sucedió - fue un día achicharrante durante la ola de calor en Chicago.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'm roasting! Can't we have the air conditioning on?¡Me estoy asando! ¿No podemos poner el aire acondicionado?
It's roasting in here. We don't need the central heating on.Aquí hace un calor que te asas. No es necesario prender la calefacción central.
3. (culinary)
a. para asar
This recipe calls for 2 kg of roasting meat.Esta receta requiere 2 kg de carne parar asar.
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roasting
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
to give somebody a roastingechar una regañina or
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a.
roasting(-hot)abrasador(ora), achicharrante
it's roasting in hereaquí te achicharras
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roasting [ˈrəʊstɪŋ]
adjective
1 [+chicken etc] para asar
2 (hot) [+day, heat] abrasador
noun
1 (Cookery) asado (m); [of coffee] tostadura (f); tueste (m)
2
to give sb a roasting (criticize) criticar a algn; censurar a algn; (scold) desollar vivo a algn
modifier
roasting jack roasting spit (n) asador (m)
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