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"Wasted" is an adjective which is often translated as "desperdiciado", and "drunk" is an adjective which is often translated as "borracho". Learn more about the difference between "wasted" and "drunk" below.
wasted(
weys
-
tihd
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (squandered)
a. desperdiciado
The thought of her wasted talent always makes her regret her past.Pensar en su talento desperdiciado siempre la hace arrepentirse de su pasado.
b. desaprovechado
Could you design the book to be smaller? I don't like having so much wasted paper.¿Podrías diseñar el libro para que sea más pequeño? No me gusta que haya tanto papel desaprovechado.
c. inútil
The candidate felt that all his efforts were wasted when he lost the election.El candidato sintió que todos sus esfuerzos habían sido inútiles cuando perdió las elecciones.
d. perdido (time)
Although the museum was closed, we visited a few sites, so the day wasn't entirely wasted.Aunque el museo estuviera cerrado, visitamos algunos sitios, así que no fue un día totalmente perdido.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(intoxicated)
a. borracho
You're wasted. Please let me drive instead.Estás borracho. Por favor, déjame conducir en tu lugar.
3. (shrunken)
a. consumido
Have you been eating regularly? You look wasted!¿Has estado comiendo regularmente? ¡Pareces consumido!
b. atrofiado
The invalid's body was almost entirely wasted from lack of exercise.El cuerpo del inválido estaba casi enteramente atrofiado por la falta de ejercicio.
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drunk(
druhngk
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (intoxicated)
a. borracho
After drinking four glasses of tequila, she was quite drunk.Después de tomar cuatro vasos de tequila, ella estaba bastante borracha.
b. ebrio
The drunk man couldn't stand up.El hombre ebrio no se pudo parar.
c. tomado
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Don't talk to him right now; he's drunk.No le hables en este momento; está tomado.
2. (dominated by a feeling)
a. ebrio
The dictator was drunk with power.El dictador estaba ebrio de poder.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (a person who abuses alcohol)
a. el borracho
(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).
, la borracha
(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).
Don't listen to him. That drunk doesn't know what he's saying.No le hagas caso. Ese borracho no sabe lo que dice.
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