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curse
[kɜːs]
noun
1. maldición (f) (jinx, affliction); maldición (f) juramento (m) (swearword)
  • to put a curse on somebody echar una maldición a alguien
  • a curse on…! ¡maldito(a) sea…!
transitive verb
2. maldecir
  • he is cursed with a violent temper tiene la desgracia de tener mal genio
intransitive verb
3. maldecir
curse [kɜːs]
noun
1 (malediction, spell) maldición (f)
to put a curse on sb maldecir a algn; a curse on it! ¡maldito sea!
2 (bane) maldición (f); azote (m)
drought is the curse of Spain la sequía es el azote de España; it's been the curse of my life me ha amargado la vida; ha sido mi cruz; the curse of it is that ... lo peor (del caso) es que ...
3 (oath) palabrota (f)
to utter a curse blasfemar; curses! ¡maldito sea!; ¡maldición!
4 (menstruation)
the curse la regla; el período
transitive verb
[+luck, stupidity] maldecir; [+person] echar pestes de
curse it! ¡maldito sea!; I curse the day I met him maldita sea la hora en que lo conocí; to be cursed with padecer; tener que soportar
she sat and wondered melodramatically why she had been cursed with greasy skin
he seemed to be cursed with bad luck parecía que la mala suerte le perseguía; to curse o.s. maldecirse;for being a fool por tonto;
intransitive verb
blasfemar; echar pestes; soltar palabrotas
to curse and swear echar sapos y culebras
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