-I was buzzing
The word zumbaba is the imperfect form of zumbar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation.
See the full zumbar conjugation


La respuesta zumbaba a mi alrededor como una mosca.
The answer was buzzing around me like a fly.
Mi cabeza zumbaba tan intensamente que no podía hablar.
My head buzzed so intensely, I couldn't speak.
El corazón se puso a latir muy fuerte, me zumbaba en los oídos.
The heart began to pound, I hummed in the ears.
La viuda, que por un trozo de tocino, zumbaba alrededor como una abeja.
The widow, who loved bacon, was busy as a bee.
El Instituto zumbaba como una colmena alarmada.
The Institute hummed like a hornets' nest.
¿Por qué le zumbaba el cura?
Why did the priest hit him?
Las espadas no pesaban en sus manos; el acero zumbaba y vibraba como si estuviese vivo.
The swords felt light in his hands; the steel hummed and vibrated like a living thing.
Tú eras el que zumbaba.
It was you buzzing.
Este modo tiene una frecuencia de refresco muy baja y una pobre calidad de imagen; cuando la activé, el monitor zumbaba notablemente mientras me lloraban los ojos.
This mode has a very low refresh rate and poor image quality; when I switched it on, the monitor audibly buzzed while my eyes watered.
Esto explica porqué termine encorvado sobre una pantalla verde que zumbaba y destellaba en la parte trasera de una camioneta estacionada en las tierras altas de Vieques, preparándome para la próxima guerra.
Which is how I came to be hunched over a buzzing blinking green screen in the back of a van parked on the high ground of Vieques, getting ready for the next war.
La máquina se agitaba y zumbaba al procesar el material.
The machine churned and whizzed as it processed the material.
Una nube de moscas zumbaba alrededor de la carne.
There was a cloud of flies buzzing around the meat.
Hacía mucho calor, y en la habitación contigua zumbaba un ventilador.
It was very hot, and a fan was burring in the adjoining room.
La abeja zumbaba alrededor de las flores.
The bee was buzzing around the flowers.
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