- 1 (building, machine) molino (masculine) to go through the mill [person] vérselas* negras [colloquial/familiar], pasarlas duras it can take months for an application to go through the administrative mill el trámite de una solicitud puede llevar meses de papeleo to put sb through the mill hacerle* sudar la gota gorda a algnMore example sentences
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- At mills or bakeries, barley flour can be added to flours from other grains for baking.
- Then, just a short distance from the church, the archaeologists discovered evidence of metalworking, a mill and farm buildings.
- Formed out of an old flour mill, the building has a powerful green pre-patinated louvred wall which modifies sun penetration of the interior.
- Terrestrial centrifugal grinding mills and density-separation jigs can be adapted for this work.
- In colonial America, small streams powered rural grist mills and sawmills.
- In Hobart and Launceston the colonists captured the waters of nearby streams to power flour mills.
- 2 (grinder for pepper etc) molinillo (masculine)More example sentences
- Also at odds with the ‘fine dining’ experience were the salt and pepper shakers on each table - not a pepper or salt mill in sight.
- The fish is seasoned with salt and a few twists of a mill containing peppercorns and allspice berries.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 [flour] moler*
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- (circulate) [crowd] dar* vueltas, pulular, arremolinarse a milling crowd un remolino de gente confused thoughts were milling around inside her head pensamientos confusos le daban vueltas en la cabeza or bullían en su cabeza the guests milled about o around outside the church waiting for news los invitados daban vueltas fuera de la iglesia a la espera de noticias