anguish
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anguish(
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gwihsh
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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. (distress)
a. la angustia
(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).
You can't imagine the anguish I suffered while my husband was away in the war.No te puedes imaginar la angustia que sufrí mientras mi marido estaba en la guerra.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to feel distress)
a. angustiarse
There's no point in anguishing about something you can't do anything about.No tiene sentido angustiarse por algo que no se puede remediar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to cause distress)
a. angustiar
It anguishes me not to be able to help my son in any way.Me angustia no poder ayudar a mi hijo de ninguna manera.
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anguish
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la angustia
(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).
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anguish [ˈæŋɡwɪʃ]
noun
(physical) tormentos (m); (mental) angustia (f)
to be in anguish (physically) padecer tormentos; sufrir lo indecible; (mentally) estar angustiado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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