- 1 (crush) (no plural/sin plural) it was quite a squash fitting everybody in hubo que apretarse or apretujarse mucho para que todos cupieran it was a terrible squash on the train íbamos ( or iban etc) terriblemente apretados or apretujados en el tren
- 3 uncountable/no numerable (drink) (British English/inglés británico) refresco a base de extractos orange squash naranjada (feminine)
- 4 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable [Botany/Botánica] [Cookery/Cocina]nombre genérico de varios tipos de calabaza, zapallo, cidra etcMore example sentences
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- There's much more beta carotene in traditional crops, from leafy green vegetables to squashes, melons and mangoes.
- Peel the squash then cut the flesh into chunks.
- Many parents were unsure of how to prepare some of the fresh vegetables, such as eggplant and some squashes.
- Once soil temperatures reach 60 degrees, you can plant corn, beans, squash and cucumbers.
- Both powdery mildew and downy mildew often infect squash plants as autumn nights grow cooler and dew keeps the foliage moist through the night.
- Plant sweet corn in each of the first three weeks of June for multiple crops, and plant squash and cantaloupes up to June 20.
- 1 1.1 (crush) [package/fruit/insect] aplastar, espachurrar [colloquial/familiar], apachurrar (Central America, Andes/América Central, Andes) [colloquial/familiar], espichar (Colombia) his hat got squashed (flat) se le aplastó el sombreroMore example sentences
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- We now have fresh bread every breakfast, and it is not squashed flat in the shopping trolley.
- I recycle as much of my household waste as possible, kitchen waste is composted, cans are squashed flat after removing bases, drink cans, newspapers and all other clean wastepaper placed in the relevant bins.
- You are requested to wash and squash containers before putting them in the recycling bins.
More example sentences1.2 (squeeze) meter (apretando) we can squash one more into the back podemos meter a uno más atrás we were all squashed (up) against the wall estábamos todos apiñados or apretujados contra la pared
- His mother had immediately squashed that idea.
- I squashed the idea as soon as it crossed my mind.
- One benefit of the committee is that since ideas become public immediately, an individual idea can't be squashed by only one manager.
- As soon as someone tries to squash me into a position of submission I will react and deal with any consequences later.
- She deserves to be squashed like everyone's squashed me.
- She needled him with such venom from behind her thick lenses that Seb was visibly squashed.
- 2 (suppress, silence) [colloquial/familiar] [protests/rumors] acallar he needs to be squashed now and then de vez en cuando hay que bajarle los humos she squashed Tom's arguments flat echó por tierra los argumentos de TomMore example sentences
- When she sends Guy off to war at the end of the first act, she projects so much youthful innocence and idealism that there's no way her happiness isn't going to be squashed by circumstance.
- The bubbly romantic feelings Delaney was having were quickly squashed as she pulled out her palm pilot again and stared at Tanya's name.
- Maya's excitement over their dinner guest wouldn't be squashed.
- (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) we all squashed into his study nos metimos todos en su despacho could I squash in? ¿quepo yo también?, ¿me puedo meter yo también? to squash up apretarse* ask them to squash up a bit diles que se aprieten un poco