See parent entry: → warm
- 1verb + adverb 1.1 (become warmer)(place/food)
entrar en calor
calentarse(engine/apparatus)1.3 (become lively)
calentarse(party/match)1.4 (for action)
ponerse animado(athlete)1.5 (become enthusiastic)to warm up (
hacer ejercicios de calentamiento
tosomething/somebody) → warm 3 1, → warm 3 2
- 1.1 (exercise)ejercicio (masculine) de calentamiento(practice)today's game is a warm-up for the final next week
(pre)calentamiento (masculine)el de hoy es un partido de entrenamiento or preparación para la final de la semana que vieneExample sentences1.2 (for audience)
(actuación que precede a la principal)Example sentences
- The Broncos, who need points to pull away from the threat of relegation, suffered a blow in the pre-match warm-up.
- The music can easily be incorporated into stretching exercises, warm-ups, aerobic workouts, strength training, yoga and Pilates.
- I have to report that possibly Scotland's most prestigious golf development, the new complex at Archerfield in East Lothian, has no plans at present to provide a basic gym for pre-match warm-ups.
- This is a short comedy intended as a warm-up act for the main attraction.
- The Charisma duet and solo performer Luci are some of the warm-up acts.
- The only problem, of course, is that it's never a good idea to use a genius as your warm-up act.
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