be boiling hot
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be boiling hot(
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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
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to feel heat)
a. estar achicharrado
I'm boiling hot! I wish we had a pool.¡Estoy achicharrado! Ojalá tuviéramos una piscina.
b. asarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I am boiling hot! Please open the windows.¡Me estoy asando! Por favor, abre las ventanas.
2. (to be at a high temperature)
a. quemar
Don't touch the pan. It is boiling hot.No toques la sartén. Está quemando.
b. arder
Put on an oven mitt to take the teapot off the burner.Ponte un guante para quitar la tetera del fuego.
3. (to have a high body temperature)
a. estar asado
Pedrito is boling hot. I think he has a fever. - We should take him to the doctor.Pedrito está asado. Pienso que tiene fiebre. - Deberíamos llevarlo al médico.
4. (to be very hot outside)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It is going to be boiling hot outside tomorrow. Stay indoors if you can.Mañana hará un calor achicharrante. Quédense dentro si pueden.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
We've decided not to go to Moab this week because it is boiling hot there.Hemos decidido no ir a Moab esta semana porque hace un calor infernal allí.
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