Translation of cold in Spanish:
- 1(water/weather/drink)I'm cold my feet are cold it's cold today/in here
fríohoy/aquí hace fríothe soup is coldla sopa está fríaI'm getting cold it's getting coldestá empezando a hacer fríoyour dinner's getting coldse te está enfriando la comidathe water has gone coldel agua se ha enfriadothe engine starts straight from cold without failel motor arranca en frío sin fallarthe trail had gone coldse habían borrado las huellasthe news was already coldla noticia ya estaba pasada or añejano, you're still cold, getting colder (in game) → blow1 2 1 1Example sentences
- The water was warm, almost scalding compared to the cold shock of the temperature that one day.
- Christmas eve, there is a cold wind, the temperatures in the desert dip below freezing.
- The problem has been made worse by standing flood water, freezing temperatures and a cold wind.
- When we are cold and uncomfortable, we tend to lose focus on the task at hand.
- As the flights lasted up to eighteen hours disembarking passengers were invariably cold and uncomfortable.
- Rising gas prices are going to mean hungry and cold people all winter long.
- Soft drinks and hot and cold food will also be available.
- Cream teas, ice creams and cold drinks will be served throughout the afternoon.
- Tea is almost always consumed hot, as people in Kazakhstan think that drinking cold beverages will make one sick.
- 2 2.1 (unfriendly, unenthusiastic)(person/stare/color)I got a very cold reception
fríome recibieron con mucha frialdad or muy fríamenteto be cold
la recepción que me dieron fue muy fría
too withsomebodytratar a alguien con frialdadto go cold on somethingI went cold on the idea [colloquial]
estar/ser frío con alguienla idea dejó de hacerme gracia [colloquial]to leave somebody coldthat leaves me cold [colloquial](eso) me deja frío or tal cual [colloquial]
(eso) no me da ni frío ni calor [colloquial]Example sentences
- Did you know that as well as being cold and unemotional, we are also polite, traditional and reserved?
- Despite her terrible physical condition at the moment, the tone was so unemotionally cold.
- While being a rather cold and calculating man on the whole, Maddock had a soft spot for children.
Example sentences2.2 (impersonal)
- I would much rather that than the cold impersonality we had going on right now.
- London's image to many is cold, wealthy and impersonal, but its real history is of revolt and subversion.
- Thus, when one side was bathed in light and warmth, the other would be a cold, dismal place shrouded in darkness.
(logic)keeping to the cold facts …
- Some people think blue is a cold colour, but it doesn't have to be.
- As for the cold colour palette, a pink blouse matched with a grey knee-length skirt will show your authority.
- Grey is the cold neutral colour; many languages identify it with blue or green.
fríoateniéndose únicamente a los hechos …Example sentences
- Their victory had been a triumph of cold logic over raw emotion.
- Spare a thought for the machinations of the global economy and the cold statistics we hear and read so much.
- Statistics can be used to say anything, but always appear relentless and objective and cold.
- 3 (unconscious) → out 2 1 2Example sentences
- It seems that one time a golf ball struck by Mr Hastings landed straight on some unfortunate man's head, knocking him out cold for a few minutes.
- Fortunately, Rooibush tea has an extreme effect on me, and can knock me out cold within 20 minutes.
- It was enough to send us into happiness, and to knock Spurs out cold.
- 4 (without preparation)sin ninguna preparaciónI came to the job coldempecé el trabajo sin ninguna preparaciónI was expected to start from coldesperaban que empezara sin ninguna preparaciónExample sentences
- When he's warmed up at the start of a game instead of coming in cold off the bench, he is in less danger of injury.
- But it's still notable he was able to step in cold and run the offense so efficiently.
- Manufacturers had difficulty ramping up to meet the Army's needs from a cold industrial base.
- 1 uncountable (low temperature) to shiver with coldtemblar de fríothese plants have suffered in the coldestas plantas han sufrido con el fríoyou shouldn't go out in the coldno deberías salir con el frío que hacecome in out of the coldentra, que hace fríoto feel the coldser friolento or (Spain) frioleroto be left out in the cold
sentir el fríoquedarse al margento leave somebody out in the colddejar a alguien al margenExample sentences
- But now they could die of starvation or cold as temperatures drop to freezing at night.
- The cold of the autumn rain made her very bones ache; worry for her brother grew into real fear.
- Weather is usually seasonal varying from extreme cold to temperate.
- 2 countable (Medicine)resfriado (masculine)to have a cold
constipado (masculine) (Spain)
resfrío (masculine) (Southern Cone)estar resfriadoI've got a chest coldtengo el pecho congestionado or cargadoI've got a head cold
estoy acatarradoestoy resfriadoto catch a coldresfriarseto give somebody one's cold [colloquial]
coger un resfriado (Spain)
agarrarse un resfrío (Southern Cone)contagiarle or [colloquial] pegarle el resfriado a alguienExample sentences
- Many everyday illnesses like colds and sore throats can be easily treated at home without visiting a doctor.
- Most coughs and sore throats and all colds are viral infections.
- Minor illnesses such as colds and flu were the most common cause of sickness absence but most employers said stress was on the increase.
- (as intensifier) to refuse somebody coldrechazar a alguien de planohe turned me down coldme dijo que no de planoto stop cold
me contestó con un no rotundopararse en secoI've got the part down cold now (American English)me sé el papel perfectamente or [colloquial] de pe a pa ahoraExample sentences
- There are blog sites and there are blog sites, but for us it seems that the Blast stopped the Comments cold.
- Trent stopped cold and very slowly turned around, his eyes throwing flames at David.
- The mud gets so thick and sticky that the clumps in my V-brakes stop my wheels cold.
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