stew
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stew(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el guisado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Who made this delicious stew?¿Quién hizo este delicioso guisado?
b. el estofado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My mom made a stew with lots of vegetables and some beef.Mi mamá hizo un estofado con muchos vegetales y un poco de carne.
c. el guiso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This stew needs more salt.Este guiso necesita más sal.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to cook slowly in liquid)
a. guisar
First, stew the meat. Then, add the sauce.Primero guisa la carne, después agrega la salsa.
b. estofar
Cover the pot while stewing the vegetables.Cubre la cazuela mientras se estofan las verduras.
c. cocer
The chef stewed the meat for one hour.El chef coció la carne durante una hora.
d. dejar reposar (tea)
Mildred stewed some tea and talked about the weather with her friends.Mildred dejó reposar el té y habló del tiempo con sus amigas.
e. hacer compota de (compote)
Alejandro stewed apples with some sugar, raisin, and cinnamon.Alejandro hizo compota de manzana con un poco de azúcar, pasas y canela.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to cook slowly in liquid)
a. guisarse
The beef stewed perfectly.La carne se guisó a la perfección.
b. cocerse
The vegetables stewed more than necessary.Los vegetales se cocieron más de lo necesario.
4. (to suffer)
a. sufrir
The detective decided he could charge Gilbert with murder and then let him stew for a while.El detective decidió que podría acusar a Gilbert de asesinato y después dejarlo sufrir un rato.
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stew
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el guiso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fam fig)
a.
to be in a stewestar hecho(a) un manojo de nervios
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (meat)
a. guisar, cocer
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (meat)
a. guisarse, cocer
5. (colloquial)
a.
to let somebody stew (in his own juice)dejar a alguien que sufra
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stew [stjuː]
noun
1 (Cookery) estofado (m); guisado (m); especially (LAm)
2
to be in a stew sudar la gota gorda (informal)
transitive verb
[+meat] estofar; guisar; especially (LAm) [+fruit] cocer; hacer una compota de; [+tea] dejar que se repose
stewed apples compota (f) de manzanas
intransitive verb
[+tea] quedarse reposando demasiado
he always lets the tea stew
to let sb stew in his/her own juice dejar a algn que cueza en su propia salsa
modifier
stew meat (n) (US) carne (f) de vaca
stew pan stew pot (n) cazuela (f); cacerola (f); puchero (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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