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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
exp.
to overdo the flattery
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to be all sweetness and light
(MODISMOS)
"almíbar": examples and translations in context
El estofado, mantequilla y almíbar. There's your stew, some butter and syrup.
Pásame la mantequilla y el almíbar. Fetch me some butter and some 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.
Todo le sabe mal, quiere almíbar de sésamo. Can't taste anything, so he wants sesame syrup.
Se me ha antojado de pronto el almíbar de sésamo. I had a sudden craving for sesame syrup.
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