tomate

m.
1 tomato (fruto).
ponerse como un tomate to go as red as a beetroot o (British) beet (United States)
tomate frito = unconcentrated puree made by frying peeled tomatoes
tomate ketchup tomato ketchup
2 hole (informal) (de calcetín).
3 uproar, commotion (informal) (jaleo).
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tomate
nombre masculino
1 (fruto) tomato
2 familiar figurado (en calcetines etc) hole
3 familiar figurado (jaleo) fuss, commotion
4 familiar figurado (dificultad) snag, catch
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FRASEOLOGÍA
ponerse como un tomate figurado to go as red as a beetroot
tener tomate familiar to be difficult
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noun m.
tomato
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SM
1) tomato

salsa de tomate — tomato sauce

2) * [en calcetín, media] hole
3) * (=jaleo) fuss, row; (=pelea) set-to *

al final de la noche hubo tomate — there was a fight at the end of the evening

¡qué tomate! — what a mess!

esto tiene tomate — this is tough, this is a tough one

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masculino
1) (Bot, Coc) tomato

estar/ponerse (colorado) como un tomate — (de vergüenza) to be/turn as red as a beet (AmE), to be/go as red as a beetroot (BrE); (por el sol) to be/turn as red as a lobster

2) (Esp fam) (agujero) hole
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= tomato [tomatoes, -pl.].
Ex. A government publication can be as small as a single sheet advisory leaflet on tomato growing.
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* ponerse colorado como un tomate = go + bright red.
* ponerse rojo como un tomate = go + bright red.
* salsa de tomate = tomato sauce.
* tomate cherri = cherry tomato.
* tomate de pera = pear tomato, Italian tomato, Roma tomato.
* tomates en rama = tomatoes on the vine.
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masculino
1) (Bot, Coc) tomato

estar/ponerse (colorado) como un tomate — (de vergüenza) to be/turn as red as a beet (AmE), to be/go as red as a beetroot (BrE); (por el sol) to be/turn as red as a lobster

2) (Esp fam) (agujero) hole
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= tomato [tomatoes, -pl.].

Ex: A government publication can be as small as a single sheet advisory leaflet on tomato growing.

* ponerse colorado como un tomate = go + bright red.
* ponerse rojo como un tomate = go + bright red.
* salsa de tomate = tomato sauce.
* tomate cherri = cherry tomato.
* tomate de pera = pear tomato, Italian tomato, Roma tomato.
* tomates en rama = tomatoes on the vine.

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tomate
masculine
A (Bot, Coc) tomato
salsa de tomate tomato sauce
agarrar algo para el lado de los tomates (RPl fam); to take sth the wrong way
estar/ponerse (colorado) como un tomate (sonrojarse) to be/turn as red as a beet (AmE), to be/go as red as a beetroot (BrE) (quemarse) to be/turn as red as a lobster
¡toma tu tomate! (Ven fam); put that in your pipe and smoke it! (colloq)
Compuestos:
tomate cherry or cereza
cherry tomato
tomate de árbol
tree tomato
tomate (de) pera or (Arg) perita
plum tomato
B (fam) (agujero) hole
C (Esp fam)
1 (complicación, dificultad) difficulty
el examen tenía or traía mucho tomate the exam was a real stinker (colloq)
2 (jaleo, pelea) set-to (colloq)
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tomate sustantivo masculino
tomato;
estar/ponerse (colorado) como un tomate (de vergüenza) to be/turn as red as a beet (AmE), to be/go as red as a beetroot (BrE);


(por el sol) to be/turn as red as a lobster
tomate sustantivo masculino
1 tomato
2 (salsa) tomato sauce
3 fam (agujero en una prenda de punto) tengo un tomate en el calcetín, I've got a hole in my sock
4 familiar (situación confusa, lío) vaya tomate se armó cuando se pelearon, there was a real to-do when they had that fight
♦ Locuciones: ponerse como un tomate, to blush, go as red as a beetroot
'tomate' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
colorada
- colorado
- reventarse
- roja
- rojo
- tiempo
- concentrado
- jugo
- pepita
- refrito
- salsa
English:
baked beans
- bean
- BLT
- hole
- tomato
- French
- ketchup
- puree
- really
- time
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tomate nm
1. [fruto] tomato;
Comp
ponerse como un tomate to go as red as a Br beetroot o US beet
Comp
tomate cereza cherry tomato;
tomate frito = unconcentrated puree made by frying peeled tomatoes;
tomate de pera plum tomato;
RP, Ven tomate (de) perita plum tomato
2. Méx [tomatillo] tomatillo, husk tomato
3. Fam [en calcetín] hole
4. Fam [jaleo] uproar, commotion
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tomate
m
1 tomato;
ponerse como un tomate go bright red, turn as red as a beet, Br turn as red as a beetroot
2 fig
mess
* * *
tomate nm
: tomato
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tomate n tomato [pl. tomatoes]
ponerse como un tomate to go as red as a beetroot

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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