Translation of pour in Spanish:


verter, v.

Pronunciation /pɔr/ /pɔː/

See Spanish definition of verter

transitive verb

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    (liquid/cement) verter
    (liquid/cement) echar
    (salt/rice/powder) echar
    pour the oil into a bowl vierta / eche el aceite en un bol
    • she poured the tea down the sink tiró el té por el fregadero
    • money has been poured into the project han invertido una gran cantidad de dinero en el proyecto
    • she poured all her energy into her work se volcó totalmente en su trabajo
    • she poured scorn on his ambitions/efforts se burló de sus ambiciones/esfuerzos
    • The inquest heard that Daniel cut the container using broken glass, poured liquid on the floor and set fire to it using a lighter.
    • The waiter pours some creamy liquid on the rice.
    • Mark went to work on him, cleaning the wound, and pouring various liquids on the open wound.
    • As soon as she poured the liquid onto the sorcerer's wound, she placed her hands over it, and white light instantly erupted from him.
    • She poured a clear liquid from the bottle into her left hand, handed the bottle to Victoria, then rubbed the liquid onto both hands.
    • I grabbed a cotton ball and carefully poured the liquid on to it.
    • The healer gently poured a shimmering liquid over the warrior's face.
    • I shivered as he poured the cool liquid onto my back, and then he began rubbing it in, massaging my back and shoulders.
    • Mats are provided, food is served upon plates and drink is poured into cups.
    • To serve, pour the tea from high above the glasses to aerate and amplify the character of the tea and garnish with mint.
    • The tea is poured into earless cups and served with both hands.
    • I drop two lumps of brown sugar into my cup and pour the coffee and milk in together.
    • However, if you add milk to the cup first and pour tea on top, the milk will be more gradually diluted in the hot water, cooling the tea bit by bit as it is added and will therefore rise in temperature more slowly.
    • They have warned offenders that officers will pour the drink down the drain, as well as contacting their parents.
    • She was smiling to herself, and pouring coffee into a cup.
    • Mrs. Jacobs was pouring coffee into a cup over by the sink in the cooking area.
    • He picked up a cup and absently poured coffee into it.
    • Ben picked up a cup and poured coffee into it, then laced in a liberal amount of cream and sugar, stirring it once.
    • He watched her as she walked back to the counter and poured coffee into two cups.
    • For another, they've taken to tarting up their lattes with leaf-like artwork carved into the foam with subtle tricks of the wrist while pouring the drinks.
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    (drink) servir
    she poured herself a large brandy se sirvió una copa grande de coñac
    • He poured some tea and drank while watching the rising sun.
    • She pours tea for students in national costume.
    • I sighed and pulled it out, grabbed four cups, and started pouring the drinks.
    • She sat in front of the table as she prepared some food and poured some wine.
    • It is estimated over half a million cups of coffee were poured in homes and workplaces all over Ireland in aid of the initiative.
    • Jim went to the bottle on the coffee table and poured another drink.
    • Another worker was in charge of mixing milk shakes and pouring sodas.
    • Your cousin Harry pours drinks so strong your hangover gets a hangover?
    • The men pass the time by dictating letters that will never be sent home, acting out films they will never make, and pouring imaginary drinks that will never touch their lips.
    • One night I was pouring my own drinks behind the upstairs bar.
    • A woman was bent over next to me, pouring a drink, and heard the conversation.
    • We make friends with the bartender, and she starts pouring drinks before we even ask for refills.
    • Meanwhile, the viewer watches passively, pouring another drink and eating cookies.
    • Dressed, we walked down to the office where the old man was already pouring a drink.
    • But as I was pouring a drink for someone standing next to him I finally saw it.
    • She took the orders, dropped the meat into the fryer, scooped the chips, poured the drinks then assembled the burgers.
    • Guests poured their own drinks, wrote their own bills and enjoyed great food and live jazz sessions.
    • When the correct bottle is brought up from the store and a replacement drink is poured, the waitress slams it down on the table and flounces off.
    • The drinks are poured at the table from ice-cold bottles, to be downed in one gut-warming gulp.
    • We poured our own drinks, dictated which songs should be played and pretty much did whatever we wanted.

intransitive verb

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    (blood) manar
    (blood) salir
    people poured out of the stadium grandes cantidades de personas salían del estadio
    • words just pour from her pen las palabras fluyen de su pluma
    • letters came pouring in llegó una avalancha de cartas
    • money poured into the country afluyó mucho dinero al país
    • Another stream of smoke poured out of his mouth and hovered near the ceiling.
    • Suddenly, a cascade of water started pouring down, starting to rapidly fill the room.
    • Her answer poured from her mouth rapidly, as if to hint that she didn't really want to talk about him.
    • Black water is pouring out of taps in private houses and residents fear that their health may be put at risk.
    • The words poured from William's mouth in an unpremeditated rush.
    • She laid a hand on his arm, stilling the flood of jumbled thoughts and rambling words that poured from his mouth.
    • On the particular occasion that he went to the roof, he had been warned by the first floor tenant that water was pouring in the roof hatch.
    • Words were pouring out of your mouth faster than I could register what they were.
    • Carefully lifting the bowl, she tilted it ever-so-slightly, and the water poured slowly into his mouth.
    • Water poured off of the roof (what was left of it), and flooded the driveway and street.
    • A thin stream of water poured into it, stopping when the glass was full.
    • But instead of a large bang or a flash of color a stream of water poured from her fingertips, like she was a human fountain.
    • She felt something press against her lips, and cool water began to pour into her mouth.
    • What followed was over 80,000 cubic meters of peat and water pouring down in a lava-like flow from the mountain point of Dunne's Rock.
    • But water also seemed to pour in from higher up, causing it to flow down Doomgate and into Chapel Street where it flooded homes.
    • The climb down the ladder was quite ‘interesting’ due to the cascade of water pouring over your head and down your back!
    • Their efforts were dampened slightly when a huge cascade of water came pouring over them.
    • You can tell, because all the water from the stream pours into the ground through a two-inch slit in the rockbed.
    • Water was pouring over the lip of the roof in front of my windows like a waterfall and I couldn't see beyond it.
    • Once you break the rim of the bowl and the water pours in, it's not like an ordinary flood, where the water comes and it goes.
  • 2

    (serve tea, coffee)
    shall I pour? ¿sirvo?
  • 3

    (vessel/jug) verter

impersonal verb

  • 1

    llover torrencialmente
    llover a cántaros
    it's pouring (down/with rain) está diluviando