heat the oil
heat the oil
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to warm up oil) 
I don't want to heat the oil before I cut the onions.No quiero calentar el aceite antes de cortar las cebollas.
2. (imperative; used to address one person) 
a. calienta el aceite (informal) (singular) 
Heat the oil on the stove, please. I'll be there to help you in one minute.Calienta el aceite en la cocina, por favor. Estaré allí para ayudarte en un minuto.
b. caliente el aceite (formal) (singular) 
Heat the oil for two minutes before adding garlic.Caliente el aceite por dos minutos antes de agregar el ajo.
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