Usage note
"Sartén" is a feminine noun in the majority of Spanish-speaking countries, but is masculine in some areas.
el sartén, la sartén(
masculine or feminine noun
1. (culinary) 
Utiliza un sartén para dorar la carne.Use a frying pan to brown the meat.
b. skillet 
Calienta la sartén para freír los huevos.Heat up the skillet to fry the eggs.
1. (general) (Latin America) 
a. frying pan 
b. fry-pan (United States) 
2. (fam fig) 
a. no direct translation 
tener la sartén por el mangoto call the shots
sartén (Latinoamérica)
frying pan
coger la sartén por donde quema to act rashly
saltar de la sartén y dar en la brasa to jump out of the frying pan into the fire; tener la sartén por el mango to have the upper hand
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