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fuego

Translation of fuego in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 2 (para un cigarrillo) ¿me puede dar fuego, por favor?/¿tienes fuego? have you got o/or do you have a light, please? me pidió fuego he asked me for a light
  • 3 [Cocina] cocinar a fuego lento durante una hora cook over a low heat o/or flame for an hour (apenas hirviendo) simmer for an hour poner la sartén al fuego put the frying pan on to heat dejé la comida en el fuego y se quemó I left the food on (the stove) and it burned cocina de tres fuegos (de gas) a cooker with three rings o/or burners (eléctrica) a cooker with three rings

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