Translation of stew in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /stuː; stjuː/


  • estofado (masculine), guiso (masculine) to be/get in a stew [colloquial/familiar] estar*/ponerse* nervioso
    More 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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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.