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chew

verb [I or T] uk   /tʃuː/ us  
B2 to crush food into smaller, softer pieces with the teeth so that it can be swallowed: This meat is difficult to chew. You don't chew your food enough - that's why you get indigestion.B2 to bite something with your teeth, usually in order to taste its flavour: Would you like some gum to chew? She gave the children some sweets to chew (on) during the long car journey. She sat in the dentist's waiting room, nervously chewing (at) (= biting) her nails.
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chew

noun [C] uk   /tʃuː/ us  
an act of chewing something a piece of hard food that can be given to an animal to chew: dog chews mainly UK a hard sweet that gets softer the more you chew it
Traducciones de “chew”
en coreano -을 씹다…
en árabe يَمْضُغ…
en francés mãcher…
en turco çiğnemek, tıka basa doldurup çiğnemek…
en italiano masticare…
en chino (tradicionál) 咀嚼, 嚼碎, (為品嚐味道而)嚼,咬…
en ruso жевать, пережевывать…
en polaco pogryźć, żuć…
en español masticar, mascar…
en portugués mastigar…
en alemán kauen…
en catalán mastegar…
en japonés かむ…
en chino (simplificado) 咀嚼, 嚼碎, (为品尝味道而)嚼,咬…
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