gory
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gory(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (showing violence and bloodshed)
a. sangriento
It's a good movie, but too gratuitously gory for my liking.Es una buena película, pero demasiado sangrienta para mi gusto, y de una forma gratuita.
2. (covered in blood)
a. ensangrentado
The battlefield was littered with gory human remains.Había restos humanos ensangrentados desparramados por todo el campo de batalla.
3. (explicit)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I know you slept with him. You don't need to tell me all the gory details.Ya sé que te acostaste con él. No hace falta que me cuentes todo con pelos y señales.
The popular press reported on the couple's breakup in gory detail.La prensa popular informó de la separación de la pareja dando todo tipo de detalles morbosos.
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gory
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (film, crime)
a. sangriento(a)
2. (covered in blood)
a. ensangrentado(a)
3. (fig & hum)
a.
in gory detailcon todo lujo de detalles, con pelos y señales
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gory [ˈɡɔːrɪ]
adjective
gorier (comparative)goriest (superlative) [+battle, death] sangriento
he told me all the gory details me contó todo con pelos y señales
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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