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cold / frío
 
cold   [kəʊld]
A. -adjective
colder   comparative
coldest   superlative
1. (=lacking heat)   frío
·a cold buffet
·un buffet frío
a. to [be] cold
[person]   tener frío
[thing]   estar frío
·I'masculine cold
·tengo frío
·my hands are cold
·tengo las manos frías
·it was cold
·the weather was cold
·hacía frío
·the house was cold
·la casa estaba fría,   en la casa hacía frío
b. to [get] cold
[food, coffee]   enfriarse
·your dinner'noun getting cold
·se te está enfriando la cena
·the nights are getting colder
·está haciendo masculineánoun frío por las noches
·I'masculine getting cold
·me está entrando frío
·no, no, you're getting colder
(in game)   no, no, cada vez masculineánoun frío
c. to [go] cold
·your coffee'noun going cold
·se te está enfriando el café
·I went cold at the very thought
·nounólo de pensarlo me entraron escalofríos
·the trail went cold in Athens
·las huellas desaparecieron en Atenas
d. to pour or throw cold water on or over something   poner pegas or trabas a algo
foot  
2. (=hostile)   [look, voice, person]   frío
a. to get or receive a cold [reception]
[person]   tener un recibimiento frío
[proposal]   tener una acogida fría
·to give somebody a cold reception
·recibir a somebody, someone con frialdad
·to give something a cold reception
·acoger algo con frialdad
·the proposal was given a cold reception by the banks
·los bancos acogieron la propuesta con frialdad
b. to be cold [to] or [with] somebody =   mostrarse frío con somebody, someone
3. *
(=indifferent)
a. to leave somebody cold   dejar frío a somebody, someone
·his music leaves me cold
·su masculineúsica me deja frío
4. (=dispassionate)
·he approached everything with cold logic
·lo enfocaba todo con fría lógica
·the cold facts
·la cruda realidad
blood  
light    
5. [colour, light]   frío
6. ·[from] cold
·en frío
·I can't singular it from cold
·no puedo cantarlo en frío
7. (=unconscious)
out  
B. -noun
1. (=cold weather)   frío (m)
·her hands were blue with cold
·tenía las manos moradas del frío
·come in out of the cold!
·¡entra, que hace frío!
·to [feel] the cold
ser friolento or Spain friolero
a. to leave somebody out in the cold   (figurative)   dejar a somebody, someone al margen,   dar a somebody, someone a un lado
·she felt left out in the cold
·sintió que la habían dejado al margen or dado de lado
2. (medicine)   resfriado (m),   catarro (m),   constipado (m),   resfrío (m) Latin America
·I've got a cold
·estoy resfriado or acatarrado or constipado
a. to [catch] a cold =   resfriarse,   constiparse
b. to have a [chest] cold =   tener el pecho congestionado or cargado
c. you'll catch your [death] of cold   *   vas a pillar un resfriado de muerte
d. to [get] a cold =   resfriarse,   constiparse
e. to [give] somebody a/one'noun cold =   contagiar or pegar un/el resfriado a somebody, someone
f. to have a [head] cold =   estar resfriado or constipado
C. -adverb
1. (=abruptly)
·she turned him down cold
·lo rechazó rotundamente
·he stopped cold in his tracks
·se paró en seco
2. (=without preparation)
·he played his part cold
·representó su papel en frío or sin haberse preparado de antemano
·to come to something cold
·llegar a algo frío or sin preparaciónoun
D. -compound
·cold calling   -noun   venta (f) en frío
·cold cream   -noun   crema (f) hidratante
·cold cuts   -noun plural
(United States)   cold meats
·cold fish   -noun   (figurative)   persona (f) seca
·cold frame   -noun   vivero (m) para plantas
·cold front   -noun   (meteorology)   frente (m) frío
·cold meats   -noun plural   fiambres feminine plural,   embutidos masculine plural
·cold snap   -noun   ola (f) de frío
·cold sore   -noun   herpes masculine invariable labial,   pupa (m) / pupa feminine (f)
·cold start   -noun   (automobiles)   arranque (m) en frío
·cold storage   -noun   conservaciónoun (f) en cámaras frigoríficas
·to put something into cold storage
[+food]   refrigerar algo   *   (figurative)
[+project]   aparcar algo *
·cold store   -noun   cámara (f) frigorífica
·cold sweat   -noun   sudor (m) frío
·he broke into a cold sweat
·le entró un sudor frío
·cold turkey   *   -noun   mono (m) / mono masculine (f),   nouníndrome (m) de abstinencia
·to go cold turkey
·dejar la droga en seco
·he quit smoking cold turkey
dejó de fumar a base de aguantarse el mono *
·cold war   -noun   guerra (f) fría
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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