embarrassment

embarrassment(
ehm
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beh
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ruhs
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mihnt
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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. (shame)
a. la vergüenza
(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 students enjoyed the teacher's embarrassment when he said that two plus two equals five.Los estudiantes disfrutaron de la vergüenza del maestro cuando dijo que dos más dos son cinco.
b. el bochorno
(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).
(M)
To my embarrassment, I've forgotten your name.Para mi bochorno, se me ha olvidado tu nombre.
c. la pena
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She looked at him attentively, as if wishing to understand the reason for his embarrassment.Lo miró con atención, como queriendo entender el motivo de su pena.
2. (cause of shame)
a. la vergüenza
(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)
How can you go out in that horrible dress. It's an embarrassment.¿Cómo puedes salir en público con ese vestido horrible? Es una vergüenza.
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embarrassment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (shame)
a. la vergüenza
(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)
b. la pena
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (discomfort)
a. el apuro m, embarazo
(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).
(M)
much to my embarrassmentpara mi bochorno
to be an embarrassment to somebodyser motivo de vergüenza or
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embarrassment [ɪmˈbærəsmənt]
noun
1 (state) vergüenza (f); pena (f); (LAm)
I am in a state of some embarrassment mi situación es algo delicada; financial embarrassment dificultades (f) económicas; to have an embarrassment of riches tener mucho donde elegir
Their coach Aime Jacquet has an embarrassment of riches at his disposal ARMCHAIR football fans have an embarrassment of riches to choose from a week today when, for the first time in British television history, three matches will be screened live simultaneously
2 (cause) molestia (f); vergüenza (f)
you are an embarrassment to us eres un estorbo para nosotros
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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