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tormenta

storm

noun

tormenta
feminine noun
1. storm
  • esperar a que pase la tormenta (figurative) -> to wait until things have calmed down
  • fue una tormenta en un vaso de agua (figurative) -> it was a storm in a teacup o (British) a tempest in a teapot (United States)
  • tormenta de arena -> sandstorm
  • tormenta eléctrica -> electric storm
  • tormenta de ideas -> brainstorming session
  • tormenta de nieve -> snowstorm

tormenta [tor-men’-tah]
noun
1. Perturbation of the waters of the ocean through the violence of winds. (f)
2. Storm (tempestad), tempest; hurricane. (f)
3. Storm, adversity, misfortune (desgracia). (f)
  • Sufrió una tormenta de celos -> she suffered a great pang of jealously

tormenta
1 (Meteorología) storm
una tormenta en un vaso de agua a storm in a teacup; a tempest in a teapot; (EEUU)
tormenta de arena sandstorm
tormenta de nieve snowstorm
tormenta de polvo dust storm
2 (discusión etc) storm; (trastorno) upheaval; turmoil
desencadenó una tormenta de pasiones it unleashed a storm of passions; sufrió una tormenta de celos she was eaten up with jealousy
tormenta de cerebros brainstorm; brainstorming

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