entrecortado
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entrecortado(
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kohr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (inconsistent)
a. intermittent
La señal entrecortada imposibilitó que podamos hablar por teléfono.The intermittent reception made it impossible for us to speak over the phone.
2. (showing emotion)
a. faltering
El niño sollozaba y hablaba con voz entrecortada.The boy sobbed and spoke in a faltering voice.
b. choked with emotion
"Gracias a todos por sus donaciones", dijo llorando y con voz entrecortada la mujer."Thank you all for your donations," said the woman, crying and choked with emotion.
3. (arduous)
a. labored
Javier comenzó a meditar y su respiración pasó de ser entrecortada a contínua y relajada.Javier started to meditate and his breathing went from labored to continuous and relaxed.
b. laboured
Su respiración estaba entrecortada debido a la ansiedad.Her laboured breathing was caused by anxiety.
c. laboured
El guía de montaña notó la respiración entrecortada de los turistas y decidió hacer una parada para descansar.The mountain guide noticed the difficult breathing of the tourists and decided to stop for a break.
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entrecortado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (voz, habla)
a. faltering
2. (respiración)
a. labored
3. (señal, sonido)
a. intermittent
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entrecortado
adjective
[+respiración] laboured; labored; (EEUU) difficult; [+habla] faltering; hesitant
con la voz entrecortada in a faltering voice; in a voice choked with emotion
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