simmer

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simmer(
sih
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muhr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to heat to just below boiling)
a. hervir a fuego lento
Let the broth simmer for one hour.Deja que el caldo hierva a fuego lento durante una hora.
2. (to be about to explode)
a. estar a punto de estallar
When he said that to her, I could see her simmering with rage.Cuando él le dijo eso, yo la veía a ella a punto de estallar de rabia.
3. (to turn sour)
a. fermentar
Social unrest has been simmering for years.El malestar social ha estado fermentando durante años.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to heat to just below boiling)
a. hervir a fuego lento
You have to simmer the sauce for 15 minutes.Hay que hervir la salsa a fuego lento durante 15 minutos.
b. cocer a fuego lento
If you simmer the meat, it will maintain that tenderness better.Si cueces la carne a fuego lento, se mantendrá más tierna.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
5. (just below boiling point)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The water is at a simmer, so now we can add the monkfish.El agua está hirviendo a fuego lento, así que podemos añadir el rape.
When the sauce comes to a simmer, add the meat.Cuando la salsa rompa el hervor, agrega la carne.
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simmer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
at a simmera fuego lento
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. cocer a fuego lento
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a. cocerse a fuego lento
4. (fig)
a. fraguarse (revolt, discontent)
she was simmering with rageestaba a punto de explotar
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simmer [ˈsɪməʳ]
transitive verb
cocer a fuego lento
intransitive verb
hervir a fuego lento; estar a punto de estallar;
noun
to be/keep on the simmer hervir a fuego lento
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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