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caramelo

  
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1    (=golosina)   sweet, piece of candy   (EEUU)  
2      (Culin)   caramel  
un jersey color caramelo      a caramel-coloured o   (EEUU)   caramel-colored jersey  
a punto de caramelo      [azúcar]   caramelized  
MODISMOS estar a punto de caramelo      [proyecto]   to be ripe for implementation  
el acuerdo está ya a punto de caramelo      the agreement is on the verge of success  
--¿se ha convencido? --no, pero está a punto de caramelo      "is he persuaded?" -- "no, but he's not far off it"  
un par de horas en la cárcel te ponen a punto de caramelo      a couple of hours in jail soon soften you up  
3    (=incentivo)   sweetener  
es sólo un caramelo para evitar protestas      it's just a sweetener to stop us protesting  
agitan el caramelo de los subsidios para ganar votos      they're waving the carrot of subsidies to attract votes  
su apoyo es un caramelo envenenado      his support is a sugar-coated pill  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
caramelo de menta nm.
mint sweet

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
a mint sweet
exp.
his support is a sugar-coated pill
exp.
this sweet tastes of orange
exp.
this sweet's orange-flavoured
exp.
it's just a sweetener to stop us protesting
exp.
caramelized
exp.
a caramel-coloured {o} caramel-colored jersey
exp.
to be ripe for implementation
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to caramelize the sugar
exp.
the agreement is on the verge of success
exp.
a bag of sweets
exp.
three sweets per person {o} each
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he threw sweets so that they could scramble for them
exp.
she filled her pockets with sweets
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she stuffed her pockets full of sweets
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they were fighting over some sweets
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'caramelo' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
el caramelo de menta
n.
el caramelo de azúcar con mantequilla
exp.
un palo de caramelo
n.
los caramelos de menta
exp.
un penique de caramelos
exp.
le echó unos caramelos en la mano
n.
bolsa de caramelos ; bolsa de dulces
exp.
¡no se te ocurra poner tus zarpas en mis caramelos!
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"caramelo": examples and translations in context
Toma un caramelo del tío Velja. Here's some candy from Uncle Velja to make everything better.
Becca quiso parar para darle algún caramelo. Becca wanted to stop to give him some candy.
Tiene queso, mantequilla y caramelo. It's got cheese and butter and caramel.
Pensamos que aquel podría ser caramelo. The one we decided that might be caramel.
Voy a pedir el sundae de caramelo para compartir. I'll get the butterscotch sundae to share.
Tengo mucho caramelo en mi boca. I've got so much candy in my mouth.
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