fatigue
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fatigue(
fuh
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tig
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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. (tiredness)
a. la fatiga
(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).
It was surprising that he showed no signs of fatigue after not having slept for three days.Era sorprendente que no manifestara ninguna señal de fatiga después de no haber dormido por tres días.
b. el cansancio
(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).
Drivers' attempts to drive in spite of fatigue have been a major cause of accidents this year.Que los conductores traten de seguir conduciendo a pesar del cansancio ha sido una de las causas principales de accidente este año.
2. (metallurgy)
a. la fatiga
(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).
Alloys are less likely to undergo fatigue than are pure metals.Es menos probable que las aleaciones experimenten fatiga en comparación con los metales puros.
3. (military)
a. la faena
(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).
As a result of his insubordination, the officer was made to do fatigues for the next two weeks.Por culpa de su insubordinación, el oficial fue forzado a hacer faenas las siguientes dos semanas.
b. la fajina
(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).
(River Plate)
I would much rather be doing important work than occupying my time with useless fatigues.Preferiría estar haciendo un trabajo de relevancia a ocupar mi tiempo con fajines inútiles.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to exhaust)
a. fatigar
Hours with the unruly children fatigued the babysitter.Horas cuidando a niños revoltosos fatigaron a la niñera.
b. cansar
Although cardiovascular exercise is good for you, it is important to not fatigue your heart.Aunque el ejercicio cardiovascular es bueno, es importante no cansar el corazón.
fatigues
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (military clothing)
a. la ropa de faena
(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).
Soldier, you should be dressed in fatigues if you are just going to be working in the kitchen today.Soldado, debes ponerte ropa de faena si solo vas a estar trabajando en la cocina hoy.
b. la ropa de fajina
(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).
(River Plate)
I almost didn't recognize the general, dressed in fatigues instead of his usual uniform.Casi no reconocí al general, vestido con ropa de fajina en vez de su uniforme usual.
c. la ropa de fatiga
(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).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Your fatigues have that color so that they can better camouflage you against the enemy.Tu ropa de fatiga tiene ese color para camuflarte mejor contra el enemigo.
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fatigue
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (tiredness)
a. el fatiga f, cansancio
(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).
metal fatiguefatiga del metal
2. (military)
a.
fatigue (duty)faena f
fatiguestraje m de faena
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (person)
a. fatigar, cansar
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fatigue [fəˈtiːɡ]
noun
1 (weariness) cansancio (m); fatiga (f)
2 (Téc) fatiga (f)
3 (Mil) faena (f); fajina (f);fatigues traje (m) de faena
transitive verb
fatigar; cansar
modifier
fatigue dress (n)
fatigue duty (n) (Mil) servicio (m) de fajina
fatigue party (n) (Mil) destacamento (m) de fajina
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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