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almíbar

  
      sm   syrup  
peras en almíbar      pears in syrup  
MODISMOS estar hecho un almíbar      (=amable)   to be all sweetness and light  
pey   (=meloso)   to overdo the flattery  
  almíbar de pelo     (LAm)   heavy syrup
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
peras en almíbar exp.
pears in syrup

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
v.
be all sweetness and light; overdo the flattery
(MODISMOS)
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"almíbar": examples and translations in context
El amor es humo soplo de suspiros una locura empapada de almíbar y ahogada de furia. Love is a smoke, raised on the fume of sighs, a madness drenched in syrup and choked with rage.
El jengibre podrá secarse o conservarse en almíbar. Ginger may be dried or preserved in syrup.
Esta vez simplemente necesito hacer menos almíbar. This time I just need to make less butterscotch.
El plato por el que me echaron fue Vieiras de almíbar con miso. The dish I got kicked off for was miso butterscotch scallops.
¿Te inyectaste duraznos en almíbar? Did you shoot up a can of peaches?
Espero encontremos algo más que puré de papas y duraznos en almíbar en Cuba. I hope we find something other than mashed potatoes and cling peaches in Cuba.
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