Translation of calentar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [agua/leche/comida] to heat, heat up; [sartén/plancha] to heat; [habitación] to heat calentar al rojo to make … red-hot 1.2 [Deporte/Sport] calentar los músculos to warm up, limber up 1.3 [motor/coche] to warm up
- 3 [vulgar] (excitar sexualmente) to turn … on [familiar/colloquial], to get … going [familiar/colloquial]
- 4 (América Latina/Latin America) [familiar/colloquial], (enfadar) to make … mad [familiar/colloquial] lo que me calienta es … what really makes me mad o/or gets up my nose is … [familiar/colloquial]
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (calentarse)
- 1 1.1 [horno/plancha] to heat up; [habitación] to warm up, get warm 1.2 [motor/coche] (al arrancar) to warm up; (en exceso) to overheat
- 3 [debate] to become heated los ánimos se calentaron things became heated, tempers flared o/or started to run high el juego se calentó the game got violent o/or rough
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