desperation

desperation(
dehs
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puhr
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. la desesperación
(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).
(F)
The theft was an act of pure desperation. He had nothing to feed his family.El robo fue un acto de pura desesperación. No tenía con qué alimentar a su familia.
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desperation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la desesperación
(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).
(F)
in desperationpresa de la desesperación
she did it in desperationlo hizo por desesperación or a la desesperada
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desperation [ˌdespəˈreɪʃən]
noun
desesperación (f)
she drove him to desperation le llevó al borde de la desesperación; le hizo caer en la desesperación
in (sheer) desperation out of (sheer) desperation a la desesperada; de pura desesperación
On finding his wife lying drunk on the couch yet again, Peggy's husband phoned AA in sheer desperation Mr Zhang said he had tried to leave China by ordinary means but failed, and it was out of sheer desperation that he had resorted to hijacking
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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