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derretir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (convertir en líquido)  ([sth] frozen)thaw vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   ([sth] solid)melt vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Derretimos la nata que teníamos congelada antes de usarla en la receta.
 We thawed the cream that we had frozen, before using it in the recipe.
derretirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (convertirse en líquido)melt viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 El helado se derretía por el calor que hacía.
 The ice cream was melting because the weather was so hot.
derretirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). figurado (enamorarse)  (figurative)melt viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Cuando la besaba, se derretía en sus brazos.
 When he kissed her, she melted in his arms.
 
Additional Translations
derretirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). coloquial, figurado (esperar impaciente)  (mouth)water viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  melt with desire, drip with desire v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  feel yourself dissolve v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Me derretía viendo la comida en la mesa y sin poder tocarla.
 My mouth watered as I looked at the food on the table without being able to touch it.
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