Translation: from spanish

I'm getting cold

  • 1 enfriarse

    1 (lo demasiado caliente) to cool down; (ponerse demasiado frío) to go cold, get cold
    déjalo enfriar, está muy caliente let it cool down, it's too hot
    2 (tener frío) to get cold; (resfriarse) to catch a cold, get a cold
    3 figurado to cool off
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    VPR
    1) (=refrescarse) [alimentos] [lo suficiente] to cool down, cool off; [demasiado] to get cold
    2) (=perder fuerza) [pasión] to cool off; [entusiasmo, relaciones] to cool
    3) (Med) to catch a chill
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    (v.) = cool off, lapse, cool down, go + cold turkey, catch + a chill, grow + cold, get + cold feet
    Ex. But he was wiry and wily, too, and he would often hide in some nook of the station to save the fare, or riding, if necessary, till things cooled off and the world above became habitable again.
    Ex. The first weeks are vital, and after that the shop must be constantly on the lookout for ways of stimulating further interest and re-awakening those who lapse.
    Ex. The samples were then fried in palm oil for 5 min and then left to cool down for 0, 1, 3 or 6 min.
    Ex. Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex. Researchers into the common cold say ' catching a chill' really does help colds develop -- and are advising to 'wrap up warm' to keep viruses at bay.
    Ex. She had lived alone, except for her dog who, at the very last, sat patiently beside the bed and licked her hands until they grew cold.
    Ex. The important thing is to be true to yourself, but should you get cold feet at the eleventh hour remember that there could be serious financial implications as well as emotional ones.
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    (v.) = cool off, lapse, cool down, go + cold turkey, catch + a chill, grow + cold, get + cold feet

    Ex: But he was wiry and wily, too, and he would often hide in some nook of the station to save the fare, or riding, if necessary, till things cooled off and the world above became habitable again.

    Ex: The first weeks are vital, and after that the shop must be constantly on the lookout for ways of stimulating further interest and re-awakening those who lapse.
    Ex: The samples were then fried in palm oil for 5 min and then left to cool down for 0, 1, 3 or 6 min.
    Ex: Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex: Researchers into the common cold say ' catching a chill' really does help colds develop -- and are advising to 'wrap up warm' to keep viruses at bay.
    Ex: She had lived alone, except for her dog who, at the very last, sat patiently beside the bed and licked her hands until they grew cold.
    Ex: The important thing is to be true to yourself, but should you get cold feet at the eleventh hour remember that there could be serious financial implications as well as emotional ones.

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    ■enfriarse verbo reflexivo
    1 to get o go cold
    2 (coger un resfriado) to get o catch a cold
    3 (el entusiasmo) to cool down
    ' enfriarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    enfriar
    English:
    cool
    - cool down
    - cool off
    - get
    - grow
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    vpr
    1. [líquido] [quedarse suficientemente frío] to cool down;
    deja que se enfríe un poco el café let the coffee cool down a bit
    2. [líquido] [quedarse demasiado frío] to go cold;
    se te va a enfriarse la sopa your soup is going to get cold
    3. [situación, relación, sentimiento] to cool down
    4. [coger frío] to get cold;
    [resfriarse] to catch a chill;
    enseguida se me enfrían las manos my hands get cold straight away
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    v/r
    1 ( perder calor) cool down; ( perder demasiado calor) get cold, go cold; fig
    cool, cool off
    2 MED catch a cold, catch a chill
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    vr
    : to get chilled, to catch a cold
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    enfriarse vb to go cold

    Spanish-English dictionary > enfriarse

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