scorching

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scorching(
skor
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chihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (very hot)
a. abrasador
It was a difficult game, played under the scorching Mexican sun.Fue un partido difícil, jugado bajo el abrasador sol mexicano.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It was scorching hot, but the children didn't seem to mind and were playing in the sun.Hacía un calor infernal, pero a los niños no parecía importarles y jugaban al sol.
The car had been in the sun all day and the seat was scorching.El auto estuvo todo el día al sol y el asiento quemaba.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(harsh)
a. feroz
His opponent in the debate came back with a scorching riposte.Su contrincante en el debate le dio una réplica feroz.
b. mordaz
The actress is known for her scorching remarks about the men in her life.La actriz es famosa por hacer comentarios mordaces acerca de los hombres de su vida.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
3. (extremely)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Do you remember that scorching hot summer of 1976?¿Te acuerdas de ese verano abrasador de 1976?
It was another scorching hot day, too hot to go out.Al día siguiente otra vez hacía un calor achicharrante, demasiado como para salir.
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scorching
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. abrasador(ora)
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scorching [ˈskɔːtʃɪŋ]
adjective
(also scorching hot) [+heat, day, sun] abrasador; [+sand] que quema
it's a scorching day hoy hace un día abrasador; it's scorching hot hace un calor tremendo; a few scorching remarks algunas observaciones mordaces
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