scorch

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scorch(
skorch
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to burn)
a. chamuscar
My iron got too hot and I scorched my shirt.La plancha se calentó demasiado y chamusqué la camisa.
b. quemar
Agustina turned the flame up too high and scorched the pot.Agustina subió demasiado la llama y quemó la olla.
c. abrasar
The fire scorched over 50 hectares of scrubland.El incendio abrasó más de 50 hectáreas de matorral.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to burn)
a. chamuscarse
Jesus forgot about the meat on the grill and it scorched.A Jesús se le olvidó la carne en el asador y se chamuscó.
3. (to go fast) (United Kingdom)
a. ir a toda velocidad
We scorched along the road in an old car at a speed that terrified me.Íbamos a toda velocidad por la carretera en un coche viejo a una velocidad que me aterrorizó.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (burn)
a. la quemadura
(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)
That coffee was way too hot, and now I have a scorch on my tongue.Ese café estaba demasiado caliente, y ahora tengo una quemadura en la lengua.
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scorch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
scorch (mark)(marca de) quemadura f
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. chamuscar
scorched earth policypolítica f de tierra quemada
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scorch [skɔːtʃ]
noun
(also scorch mark) quemadura (f)
transitive verb
(burn) quemar; [+sun] abrasar; (singe) chamuscar; [+plants, grass] quemar; secar
scorched earth policy política (f) de tierra quemada
intransitive verb
1 [+linen] chamuscarse; [+grass] agostarse; secarse
2
to scorch along (Britain) ir volando; correr a gran velocidad
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