There are 2 translations of fire in Spanish:

fire1

Pronunciation: /faɪr; faɪə(r)/

n

  • 1 1.1 u fuego (m) to be on fire estar* en llamas, estar* ardiendo to set sth on fire o to set fire to sth prenderle fuego a algo to catch fire prender fuego [twigs] prender fire and brimstone el fuego eterno, los tormentos del infierno a fire-and-brimstone sermon un sermón apocalíptico to fight fire with fire pagar* con la misma moneda to go through fire and water hacerle* frente a todo I'd go through fire and water for her sake por ella iría hasta el fin del mundo to play with fire jugar* con fuego to set the world o (BrE also) the Thames on fire comerse el mundo he hopes to set the New York art world on fire espera revolucionar el mundo artístico neoyorquino 1.2 c (outdoors) hoguera (f), fogata (f) wood/charcoal fire fuego (m) de leña/carbón 1.3 c (in hearth) fuego (m), lumbre (f) [literario/literary] a coal/log fire un fuego de carbón/leña to lay/light the fire preparar/encender* el fuego we must keep the home fires burning tenemos que luchar por mantener la normalidad
  • 2 c (accident) incendio (m) there was a fire at the factory hubo un incendio en la fábrica forest fire incendio forestal the fire was quickly brought under control lograron controlar las llamas rápidamente (as interj) fire! ¡fuego! (before n) fire curtain telón (m) contra incendios this is a fire hazard (cause of fire) esto podría causar un incendio (danger in a fire) esto sería un peligro en caso de un incendio fire prevention prevención (f) de incendios fire protection protección (f) contra incendios fire regulations normativa (f) contra incendios
  • 5 u (of guns) fuego (m) to open fire on sb/sth abrir* fuego sobre algn/algo to hold one's fire hacer* alto el fuego a burst of fire una ráfaga de disparos to draw sb's fire distraer* la atención de algn to exchange fire tirotearse to come under fire entrar en la línea de fuego we were under fire estaban disparando sobre nosotros he is under fire from both left and right está siendo atacado desde la derecha y desde la izquierda, es el blanco de las críticas tanto de la derecha como de la izquierda to hang fire we'd better hang fire va a ser mejor que esperemos we are hanging fire over our expansion plans de momento hemos dejado en suspenso or de lado nuestros planes de expansión

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There are 2 translations of fire in Spanish:

fire2

vt

  • 1 1.1 [gun/shot/missile] disparar; [rocket] lanzar* to fire a gun at sb dispararle a algn to fire a shot at sb dispararle un tiro a algn 1.2 (direct) to fire questions at sb hacerle* or lanzarle* preguntas a algn
  • 2 (dismiss) [colloquial/familiar] echar, despedir* she was fired la echaron, la despidieron you're fired! ¡queda usted despedido!
  • 3 3.1 (activate) [boiler/furnace] encender* 3.2 (stimulate) [imagination/enthusiasm] avivar; [passion] enardecer*, inflamar to fire sb with enthusiasm llenar de entusiasmo a algn 3.3 (set fire to) [literario/literary] prenderle* fuego a

vi

  • 1 (shoot) disparar, hacer* fuego to fire at sb/sth disparar contra algn/algo, dispararle a algn/algo to fire on sb disparar sobre algn the police fired on the demonstrators la policía disparó sobre los manifestantes ready, aim o (BrE) take aim, fire! apunten ¡fuego!

Phrasal verbs

fire away

v + adv
[colloquial/familiar] (usu in imperative) there are some questions I'd like to ask you — fire away! quisiera hacerte unas preguntas — ¡adelante! or (AmL tb) ¡pregunta nomás!

fire off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[blank/round] disparar; [questions] lanzar*

fire up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
infundirle entusiasmo a to get (all) fired up entusiasmarse

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.