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desesperado

desperate

adjective

desesperado, -a
adjective
1. desperate
  • en un intento desesperado, -a por huir del incendio -> in a desperate attempt to escape from the fire
  • lo hice porque estaba desesperado, -a -> I did it out of desperation
  • gritaba desesperado, -a que lo ayudaran -> he was screaming frantically for them to help him
  • (hacer algo) a la desesperada -> (to do something) in desperation

desesperado [des-es-pay-rah’-do]
noun
1. Desperate, despairer, desperado, a desperate man. (m)
  • Como un desesperado -> like mad

desesperadoa desesperada
adjetivo
1 (sin esperanza) [+persona] desperate; [+caso, situación] hopeless
estar desesperado de algo to have despaired of sth; have lost hope of sth
2 [+esfuerzo] furious; frenzied
como un desesperado like mad; come como una desesperada she eats as if she were half-starved

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