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"Embriagado" is an adjective which is often translated as "drunk", and "ebrio" is an adjective which is also often translated as "drunk". Learn more about the difference between "embriagado" and "ebrio" below.
embriagado(
ehm
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bryah
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gah
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (drunken)
a. drunk
¿Viste lo embriagado que estaba Ronaldo con el ron que tomó anoche?Did you see how drunk Ronaldo was with all the rum he drank last night?
b. inebriated
El reporte de la policía dice que el conductor estaba embriagado cuando estrelló el carro.The police report states that the driver was inebriated when he crashed the car.
c. intoxicated
Los amigos de Betty no la dejaron manejar después de la fiesta porque era obvio que estaba embriagada.Betty's friends didn't let her drive after the party because she was clearly intoxicated.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(elated)
a. drunk
Carlos se sintió embriagado de felicidad cuando Cristina aceptó su propuesta de matrimonio.Carlos felt drunk with happiness when Cristina said yes to his marriage proposal.
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ebrio(
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bryoh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (drunken)
a. drunk
El policía comprobó que el conductor iba ebrio y lo arrestó.The policeman confirmed that the driver was drunk and arrested him.
b. intoxicated
Se notaba que la mujer estaba ebria por el olor a alcohol que desprendía su aliento.You could tell the woman was intoxicated from the smell of alcohol on her breath.
c. inebriated
Vi a un hombre ebrio tambaleándose por la calle y riéndose solo.I saw an inebriated man drunkenly walking on the street and laughing alone.
2. (full)
a. blind
Mi madre estaba ebria de emoción con la noticia de mi boda.My mother was blind with excitement from the news of my wedding.
b. drunk
El orador se sintió ebrio de éxito con todo el auditorio aplaudiéndole.The speaker felt drunk with sucess with everyone applauding him.
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