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juice

Pronunciation: /dʒuːs/

Translation of juice in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 u and c 1.1 (from fruit, meat) jugo (masculine); (fruit drink) jugo (masculine), zumo (masculine) (especially Spain/especialmente España) it cooks in its own juices se cuece en su propio jugo stew 3
    Example sentences
    • Once the cheese has melted, add lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.
    • Add mustard and all of the herbs and spices to the white sauce then add lemon juice.
    • Combine oil, vinegar, lemon juice, salt, sugar, and herbs in a small saucepan.
    Example sentences
    • Since the surgery, the woman has eaten strawberries and chocolate and drunk coffee and fruit juice, her doctors said.
    • Choose water, club soda, diet soda, fruit juice, tea and coffee first.
    • I drink only orange juice, never tea or coffee, which would only increase my level of impatience.
    Example sentences
    • Cook meat thoroughly; juices should be brown, not pink or red.
    • Pour on the marinade juices and cook for one hour in a medium oven.
    • Pass the cooking juices through a food mill into a saucepan and stir in the lemon juice.
    1.2 [Physiology/Fisiología] jugo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Artichoke leaf extract stimulates digestive juices like saliva and bile to help you break down food.
    • The pancreas makes and secretes digestive juices and enzymes, which help break down fats, carbohydrates and proteins.
    • It usually starts in the inner lining of the tube that the digestive juices flow through.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable [slang/argot] 2.1 (liquid fuel) combustible (masculine) 2.2 (electricity) luz (feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • Switches, outlets and fixtures are the gateways through which your electrical juice pours.
    • There is no need to wait on the engine as there is plenty of electric juice to launch the vehicle.
    • You need electric juice to mix up all those fruity summer drinks to be enjoyed poolside.
    2.3 (vitality) (American English/inglés norteamericano) vida (feminine) she's still full of juice sigue tan llena de vida
    Example sentences
    • When we're excited about a project, our creative juices and mental faculties are in full gear.
    • My creative juices boil at the prospect of national stardom.
    • Flavors get lighter and fruitier in the spring and that sap-rising energy gets creative juices flowing, and pouring.
    2.4 (alcohol) (American English/inglés norteamericano) bebida (feminine) he's hitting the juice again le está dando a la bebida otra vez [colloquial/familiar]

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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