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"Irritate" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "irritar", and "anger" is a noun which is often translated as "la ira". Learn more about the difference between "irritate" and "anger" below.
irritate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to bother)
a. irritar
The constant noise of the drill was really beginning to irritate me.El ruido constante del taladro realmente empezaba a irritarme.
b. fastidiar
Do we have to hang out with Russell? I know he means well, but he really irritates me.¿Tenemos que pasar tiempo con Russell? Sé que tiene buenas intenciones, pero me fastidia mucho.
c. molestar
Leave your brother alone! He's trying to do his homework, and you're irritating him.¡Deja a tu hermano en paz! Está tratando de hacer la tarea y lo estás molestando.
2. (to cause itching)
a. irritar
Jesus doesn't like to wear synthetic fabrics because they irritate his skin.A Jesús no le gusta usar telas sintéticas porque le irritan la piel.
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anger(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rage)
a. la ira
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That child has some serious anger management problems.Ese niño tiene problemas serios de manejo de ira.
b. el enfado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
It's a good idea to find a healthy way to release pent-up anger.Es una buena idea encontrar una manera saludable de expresar el enfado reprimido.
c. la rabia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He needs to find ways of dealing with his anger.Tiene que buscar métodos de manejar la rabia.
d. el enojo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The anger was mounting as they continued to argue.El enojo iba aumentando mientras discutían.
e. la indignación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The anger that he was feeling showed clearly on his face.La indignación que sentía se veía claramente en su rostro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to irritate)
a. enojar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Her ignorance angers me.Su ignorancia me enoja.
b. enfadar
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
You'll anger your boss if you show up late again.Enfadarás a tu jefe si vuelves a llegar tarde.
c. cabrear
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
The presentation angered the audience so much that everyone left.La presentación cabreó tanto a la audiencia que todos se fueron.
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