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  • Deberías cambiar el aceite antes de que nos vayamos

    Should vs. Must?

  • The same problem exists in southern Mexico with monocultivos such as eucalyptus for paper pulp and the palma de aceite for palm oil.

    Huatulco to Oaxaca City Road Trip

  • Tienes que cambiar el aceite porque ... blah, blah, blah.

    Should vs. Must?

  • Sheets of rain are sweeping across the grassy plains; from time to time gusts of tropical wind carry the downpour sideways and make the leaves of the aceite trees stand straight up.

    Morning in Colombia

  • Almacenamiento de aceite comes tible (olive, mani, semilla de algo don, palma, etc.)

    Chapter 13

  • Me enviaron también un poco de aceite de margarina, heces de sebo

    Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.)

  • El flete del aceite y el de los vinos: The freight on oil, and that on wine.

    Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.)

  • Some of the prints have grease spots (manchas de aceite) and we must refuse to accept them unless under (a menos que nos haga) a reasonable allowance.

    Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.)

  • She asked me to taste it, giving it the name of aceite de vivoras -- rattlesnake-oil; and as I expressed my disgust by word and deed at the intimation, which just saved my taking a gulp, the old lady was convulsed with laughter, giving me to understand that it was not really viper-oil, but was so called-no mas.

    Wild Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • The lower orders in Spain have too great a partiality for _ajo_ and _aceite_ for oil and garlic.

    The Gourmet's Guide to Europe

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