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American English: /bru/
British English: /bruː/

Translation of brew in Spanish:


transitive verb

  • 1
    Example sentences
    • The brewery wants to be seen as the good guys, brewing a clean beer.
    • They brew cask beers using only traditional methods and use mainly locally grown hops wherever possible.
    • Bock beer was traditionally brewed in the fall.
  • 2
    Example sentences
    • Then she added water and started brewing the coffee.
    • He then told me that he had forgotten to remove the coffee grounds from the maker before I brewed my tea.
    • He also brewed a jasmine tea that he had found in one of the cupboards.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (make beer)
    fabricar cerveza
  • 2 (tea)let the tea brew for 5 minutes
    deje el té en infusión 5 minutos
    deje reposar el té 5 minutos
    the tea is brewing
    el té se está haciendo
  • 3
    Example sentences
    • First of all, we don't have that situation brewing right now.
    • Tensions arising from this situation brewed for several years.
    • A similar debate is brewing on the other side of the Atlantic.

Phrasal verbs

brew up

verb + adverb
1 (develop) a storm is brewing up
se avecina una tormenta
trouble is brewing up
se va a armar lío [colloquial]
2 (make tea) (British English) [colloquial]
hacer té
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