be tiring

be tiring(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to cause to be tired)
a. ser agotador
The trip was tiring, but we're happy to be here.El viaje fue agotador, pero estamos contentos de estar aquí.
b. ser cansado
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
These all-day rehearsals are fun, but they're tiring.Estos ensayos que duran todo el día son divertidos, pero son cansados.
c. ser cansador
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
This week is going to be tiring. I need to make sure I sleep when I can.Esta semana va a ser cansadora. Tengo que aprovechar la oportunidad para dormir siempre que puedo.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Riding my bike to school and back is tiringIr y venir en bicicleta a la escuela en bici me cansa, pero es un buen ejercicio
The city is tiring. I have to get out in nature every now and then.La ciudad me cansa. De vez en cuando tengo que irme al campo.
This job is tiring. I get home, and I've got nothing left.Este trabajo le cansa a uno. Llego a casa y estoy muerto.
2. (to be exasperating)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I love Samuel. He's one of my best friends, but he's tiring. He always has to argue about everything.Quiero a Samuel. Es uno de mis mejores amigos, pero me harta. Siempre tiene que discutir por algo.
I tried to avoid getting in a conversation with my neighbor. The guy seriously never shuts up and it's tiring.Trato de evitar empezar una conversación con mi vecino. El tipo no para de hablar ni bajo el agua y me cansa.
b. hartar a
I love Samuel. He's one of my best friends, but he's tiring. He always has to argue about everything.Quiero a Samuel. Es uno de mis mejores amigos, pero me harta. Siempre tiene que discutir por algo.
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