frail

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frail(
freyl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (lacking strength)
a. frágil
Early roses are so frail.Las rosas tempranas son muy frágiles.
I'll love you when we're young and healthy and when we're old and frail.Te amaré mientras seamos jóvenes y cuando seamos viejos y frágiles.
b. delicado
Grampy shouldn't be driving in his frail condition.Abuelito no debería estar manejando en su estado delicado.
c. débil
The nurses were worried because the patient was looking very frail.Los enfermeros estaban preocupados porque el paciente se veía muy débil.
2. (easily broken)
a. frágil
The frail wooden chair crumbled when the family's guest sat down.La frágil silla de madera se derrumbó cuando el invitado de la familia se sentó.
b. delicado
This material is too frail. It won't hold the weight.Este material es muy delicado. No va a sostener el peso.
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frail
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (person)
a. delicado(a), frágil
2. (object, beauty, happiness)
a. frágil
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frail [freɪl]
adjective
frailer (comparative)frailest (superlative) [+person] débil; [+health] delicado; frágil; [+chair etc] frágil; [+hope] leve; [+relationship] frágil;
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