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arder

Translation of arder in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 2 (estar muy caliente) to be boiling (hot) arder en fiestas, Zaragoza arde en fiestas the festivities in Zaragoza are in full swing estar algn/algo que arde, tu padre está que arde your father's fuming o/or seething la sopa está que arde the soup's boiling (hot) la cosa está que arde things have reached boiling point la fiesta estaba que ardía (Chile) the party was in full swing va que arde (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial], te pagaré 1.000 euros y vas que ardes I'll pay you 1,000 euros and that's all you're getting o/or and you can count yourself lucky you're getting that much

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