Significado de “chew” - en el Diccionario Inglés

chew en inglés británico

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chewverb [ I or T ]

uk /tʃuː/ us /tʃuː/

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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chewnoun [ C ]

uk /tʃuː/ us /tʃuː/

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

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(Definición de chew del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

chew en inglés americano

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chewverb [ I/T ]

us /tʃu/

to crush food into smaller, softer pieces with the teeth so that it is easier to swallow:

[ T ] The steak was tough and hard to chew.

(Definición de chew del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)