marinate

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marinate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to put in a marinade)
a. adobar
This Japanese sauce is very good for marinating fish.Esta salsa japonesa es muy buena para adobar pescado.
b. marinar
The prawns have been marinated in limejuice and ginger.Se han marinado los camarones en jugo de lima y jengibre.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to soak in a marinade)
a. adobarse
While the meat is marinating, prepare the vegetables.Mientras la carne se adoba, prepara las verduras.
b. estar en adobo
The fish is marinating in the refrigerator.El pescado está en adobo en el refrigerador.
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marinate [ˈmærɪneɪt]
transitive verb
adobar
intransitive verb
estar en adobo
leave to marinate overnight
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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