frío2


frío2
2 = cool [cooler -comp., coolest -sup.], chilly [chillier -comp., chilliest -sup.], cold [colder -comp., coldest -sup.], chilled, nippy [nippier -comp., nippiest -sup.], frosty.
Ex. It is the cool and perfectly proper expression of a confident professionalism, still only faintly discernible.
Ex. A chilly, rain-soaked day can make a class unpleasantly irritable by mid-afternoon.
Ex. They worked in cold, draughty, badly-lit rooms and suffered from tyrannical supervisors.
Ex. This report analyses the markets for ice cream, yoghurts and chilled desserts (e.g. cheesecake, tiramisu and crème caramel) in Italy.
Ex. Nippy winter weather has forced farmers in Russia to make bras for their cows to protect their udders from extreme cold.
Ex. Mary, on the other hand, is a nasty piece of work who is at her best is frosty and aloof and at her worst is hostile and cruel.
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* agua fría = cold water.
* congelado de frío = frozen to the bone, frozen to the marrow (of the bones), chilled to the bone, chilled to the marrow (of the bones).
* dejar frío a Alguien = knock + Nombre + cold.
* dejar frío y vacío = leave + Nombre + cold and empty.
* de sangre fría = cold-blooded.
* estar tieso de frío = be frozen stiff.
* frente frío = cold front.
* frío como el hielo = frosty.
* jarro de agua fría = slap in the face.
* lectura en frío = cold reading.
* mano fría de, la = cold hand of, the.
* maquina de componer en frío = cold-metal machine, cold-metal composing machine.
* más frío que el mármol = as cold as ice.
* más frío que la nieve = as cold as ice.
* más frío que un témpano (de hielo) = as cold as ice.
* morirse de frío = freeze to + death.
* muerto de frío = frozen to the bone, frozen to the marrow (of the bones), chilled to the bone, chilled to the marrow (of the bones).
* quedarse tieso de frío = be frozen stiff.
* secado en frío = freeze drying.

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.


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