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stew

Pronunciation: /stuː; stjuː/

Translation of stew in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • estofado (masculine), guiso (masculine) to be/get in a stew [colloquial/familiar] estar*/ponerse* nervioso
    Example sentences
    • No wonder they're in a stew - we keep occupying their territory.
    • Consider all the people who sat home in a stew in 1968 rather than vote for Hubert Humphrey.
    • Hadn't they gotten in a stew with her over him in the first place because of that?

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [meat/fruit] cocer* don't let the tea stew (British English/inglés británico) no dejes el té mucho tiempo en infusión to let sb stew in her/his own juice dejar sufrir a algn let him stew (in his own juice) for a while déjalo que sufra or déjalo sufrir un rato

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