Shock in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
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shock
[ʃɒk]
noun
también:
  • a shock of hair una mata de pelo, una pelambrera
noun
1. sacudida (f) (impact); temblor (m) (of earthquake)
  • shock absorber amortiguador (m)
  • shock tactics táctica (f) sensacionalista (in campaign)
  • shock troops (militar) tropas (f pl) de choque
  • shock wave (also sentido figurado) onda (f) expansiva
2. susto (m) (surprise); conmoción (f) (emotional blow)
  • I got a real shock when? me quedé de piedra cuando?
  • to be in shock estar conmocionado(a)
3. calambrazo (m) descarga (f) (eléctrica) (electric)
  • shock therapy terapia (f) de electrochoque
transitive verb
4. dejar boquiabierto(a), dar un susto a (surprise, startle); escandalizar (scandalize)
  • to shock somebody into doing something amedrentar a alguien para que haga algo
shock [ʃɒk]
noun
1 (emotional) conmoción (f); golpe (m); impresión (f); (start) susto (m)
the shock killed him la impresión le mató; the shock was too much for him la impresión fue demasiado para él; to come as a shock resultar sorprendente or asombroso; causar estupefacción; it comes as a shock to hear that ... resulta sorprendente or asombroso saber que ...; causa estupefacción saber que ...; frankly, this has all come as a bit of a shock con toda franqueza, para mí esto ha sido un duro golpe; to get a shock llevarse or pegarse un susto
I slapped her hand and she got such a shock that she dropped the milk I got such a shock!
to give sb a shock dar un susto a algn; what a shock you gave me! ¡qué susto me diste!; ¡me has asustado!; pale with shock lívido del susto
2 (impact) sacudida (f)
This padding should absorb any sudden shocks
(shakeup) choque (m); sacudida (f)
It was the greatest shock to the English establishment in decades Let us hope that these shocks and upheavals to the social order can be contained
the shock of the explosion was felt five miles away la sacudida de la explosión se sintió a una distancia de cinco millas
the house collapsed at the first shock
shock resistant antichoque; it was a shock to the establishment sacudió el sistema; fue un serio golpe para el sistema
it was the greatest shock to the English establishment for decades
3 (Electricity and Electronics) descarga (f)
she got a shock from the refrigerator la nevera le dio una descarga or un calambre
4 (Med) shock (m); postración (f) nerviosa
to be suffering from shockbe in (a state of) shock estar en estado de shock; padecer una postración nerviosa
Annie was by then in shock
5 shocks (Aut) (also shock absorbers) amortiguadores (m)
transitive verb
1 (startle) sobresaltar; asustar
to shock sb into doing sth dar una sacudida a algn para animarle a hacer algo
2 (affect emotionally) (upset) conmover; chocar
After 40 years in the police force, nothing much shocks me I often deliberately shock him
(offend) escandalizar
it shocks me that people are so narrow-minded me choca que la gente sea tan cerrada; easily shocked que se escandaliza por nada
I'm not easily shocked
intransitive verb
causar escándalo; chocar
this film is not intended to shock esta película no pretende escandalizar a nadie
modifier
shock absorber (n) (Aut) amortiguador (m)
shock jock (n) especially (US) presentador(a) polémico/a de coloquios radiofónicos abiertos al público
...a radio shock jock whose acid tongue has precipitated a mass murder
shock tactics (n) (Mil) táctica (f) de choque; provocación (f)
to use shock tactics recurrir a la provocación; provocar
Sometimes, if you want people to pay attention, you have to use shock tactics
shock therapy shock treatment (n) (Med) (also electric shock treatment) tratamiento (m) por electrochoque
shock troops (n) guardias (m) de asalto
shock wave (n) onda (f) de choque
shock [ʃɒk] (Agr)
noun
tresnal (m); garbera (f)
transitive verb
poner en tresnales
shock [ʃɒk]
noun
(also shock of hair) mata (f) de pelo

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shock [ʃok]
shock o shocks (plural) [ʃok] shock
Esta toxina no está neutralizada por los antibióticos y provoca el llamado [shock séptico.]
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