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Old July 29, 2015, 07:02 AM
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How to say it's hot (food not weather)

Hi is there a different way to say this curry is hot?

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Old July 29, 2015, 04:32 PM
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muy picante / demasiado picante
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Old July 31, 2015, 08:19 AM
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Originally Posted by aleCcowaN View Post
muy picante / demasiado picante
That is indeed correct when you wish to indicate that a meal is very highly spiced, but when it's fresh out of the pan and literally too hot to enjoy then it's "Está demasiado caliente".

When it's the weather you are referring to then it's "¡Hace calor!"; but when referring to your own personal body temperature then it's "Tengo calor" and never, ever "Estoy caliente" - that has a very different meaning altogether! Say that and you could have a very, very pleasant surprise or more likely a slap in the kisser!
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I tend to hear specific verbs rather than copula + adjective.

It's hot (spicy): pica. It's hot (temperature): quema.
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