fume

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fume(
fyum
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to emit fumes)
a. humear
I need to go to the mechanic. My car has started fuming.Necesito ir al mecánico. Mi coche ha empezado a humear.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to be furious)
a. echar humo
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The teacher was fuming yesterday because no one did their homework.El profesor echaba humo ayer porque nadie hizo la tarea.
b. echar chispas
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
When Ray came home with alcohol on his breath, his mom fumed.Cuando Ray regresó a casa con aliento a alcohol, su mamá echó chispas.
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fume
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
fumeshumos mpl
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (give off fumes)
a. despedir humo
3. (be angry)
a.
to be fumingechar humo (por las orejas)
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fume [fjuːm]
intransitive verb
1 [+chemicals etc] humear; echar humo
2 (be furious) estar furioso; echar humo
to be fuming at or with sb echar pestes de algn
fumes (n) (gen) humo (m); vapores (m); (gas) gases (m);
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