Monday, 14 January 2013

Nevera


Today's WOTD is: "nevera" = fridge/ icebox
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In Spanish, “nevera” is a feminine noun of Latin origin, which means fridge/ icebox. In Spanish, the term “nevera” is often used also to refer to a cool box.



Some commonly used expressions with the word “nevera”are:
  • Cajón de la nevera (salad crisper/ salad drawer);
  • Desenchufar la nevera (to unplug the fridge/ icebox from a power source);
  • Enchufar la nevera (to plug in the fridge/ icebox to a power source);
  • Estante de la nevera ( fridge/ icebox shelf);
  • Meter en la nevera (to put/ place in the fridge/ icebox);
  • Nevera congelador (fridge/ icebox/ freezer);
  • Nevera de cajón (drawer fridge/ icebox);
  • Nevera de vinos (wine fridge/ icebox/ cooler);
  • Nevera industrial (industrial/ commercial fridge/ icebox);
  • Mini nevera (mini fridge/ icebox);
  • Nevera para coche (car fridge/ icebox);
  • Nevera para vinos (wine fridge/ icebox/ cooler);
  • Nevera portátil (portable fridge/ icebox);
  • Puerta de la nevera (fridge/ icebox door);
  • Sacar de la nevera (to take out of the fridge/ icebox);

Some examples of the use of the word "nevera" are:
  • Ese cajón de la nevera está lleno de verdura (that fridge/ icebox drawer is full of greens);
  • Tenemos que desenchufar la nevera, ¿no? (we have to unplug the fridge/ icebox, don't we?);
  • Tenemos que enchufar la nevera, ¿no? (we have to plug in the fridge/ icebox, don't we?);
  • Esa leche deberías meterla en la nevera, ¿no? (you should put that milk in the fridge/ icebox, shouldn't you?);
  • Esa nevera congelador está muy bien de precio (that fridge freezer is very good value);
  • Las neveras de cajón ocupan poco espacio (drawer fridges save space);
  • El restaurante dispone de nevera de vinos (the restaurant has a wine fridge/ icebox/ cooler);
  • Se vende nevera industrial de segunda mano (second hand commercial fridge/ icebox for sale);
  • Esa mini nevera está muy bien de precio (that mini fridge/ icebox is keenly priced);
  • Esa nevera para coche está muy bien de precio (that mini fridge/ icebox is keenly priced);
  • El restaurante dispone de nevera para vinos (the restaurant has a wine fridge/ icebox/ cooler);
  • Esa nevera portátil está muy bien de precio (that portable fridge/ icebox is keenly priced);
  • No se debería dejar la puerta de la nevera abierta (the fridge/ icebox door should not be left open);
  • Ese queso deberías sacarlo de la nevera un par de horas antes de consumirlo (you should take that cheese out of the fridge a couple of hours before eating it);

Love-Spanish.com loves the word "nevera" in the YouTube clip: Abrimos las neveras

For more on the word "nevera", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Nevera*

*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “nevera” in the link to hear the word pronounced.

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