melt translation | English-Spanish dictionary

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melt

  
a       vt  
1      (lit)  
  [+snow, chocolate, butter]  
derretir, fundir  
  [+metal]  
fundir  
  [+chemical]  
disolver
2      (fig)   (=soften)   ablandar
b       vi  
1      (lit)  
[snow, chocolate, butter]  
derretirse, fundirse  
[metal]  
fundirse  
[chemical]  
disolverse  
it melts in the mouth      se deshace en la boca  
    butter       A  
2      (fig)  
2.1    [person]   (=soften)   ablandarse  
to melt into tears      deshacerse en lágrimas  
IDIOMS her heart melted with pity      se le ablandó el corazón de lástima  
2.2    (=disappear)  
the gunman melted into the crowd      el pistolero desapareció entre la multitud  
night melted into day      la noche dio paso al día  


melt away      vi + adv  
1      (lit)   derretirse
2      (fig)  
[confidence]  
desvanecerse  
[money]  
evaporarse  
[crowd]  
dispersarse  
[person]  
esfumarse, escabullirse  
melt down      vt + adv   fundir
Translation English - Spanish Collins Dictionary  
to melt into tears exp.
deshacerse en lágrimas

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-Spanish
exp.
es una mosquita muerta
(IDIOMS)
exp.
pareces una mosquita muerta ; eres una mosquita muerta
[Fig.]
exp.
se deshace en la boca
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'melt' also found in translations in Spanish-English dictionary
vt.
melt
exp.
they melt in your mouth
v.
1) melt (vt), 2) melt (refl)
exp.
to look as if butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth
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"melt": examples and translations in context
We'll melt off the crust of lava. Vamos a derretir la corteza de lava.
Watching ice melt... This is fun. Ayudar al hielo a derretirse, eso es divertido.
There are people who have seen a human melt. Hay gente que ha visto a un humano derretirse.
They say he can make your backbone melt. Dicen que puede hacer que se le derrita la columna.
And I hope it happens before I melt. Ojalá ocurra antes de que me derrita.
This laser gun can melt anything. Esta arma láser puede fundir lo que sea.
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