grieve
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grieve(
griv
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to mourn for; often used with "for")
a. llorar
The whole country grieved for the dead president.El país entero lloró al presidente muerto.
b. llorar la pérdida de
Yasmin is grieving for David, who passed away on Sunday night.Yasmín llora la pérdida de David, quien falleció el domingo por la noche.
c. llorar la muerte de
At the time she was grieving for her husband and her older brother, who both died in the same week.En esa época lloraba la muerte de su esposo y su hermano mayor, que murieron durante la misma semana.
d. hacer el duelo
Families need time to grieve after a child dies.Las familias necesitan tiempo para hacer el duelo cuando muere un niño.
e. hacer el luto
When the accident happened, I had a little baby to think of so I couldn't grieve.Cuando ocurrió el accidente, tenía un bebito de quien ocuparme y por eso no pude hacer el luto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to mourn)
a. sufrir
The entire city grieved the tremendous loss of life after the bombings.La ciudad entera sufrió la pérdida inconcebible de vida después del bombardeo.
3. (to cause great distress)
a. entristecer
His sister died young, and her loss grieved him greatly.Su hermana murió de joven, y su pérdida lo entristeció mucho.
b. doler
It grieved him deeply when his wife died.Le dolió mucho cuando su esposa se murió.
c. dar pena
It grieves me to see that nothing is being done about climate change.Me da pena ver que no se hace nada en materia de cambio climático.
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grieve
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
it grieves me to have to tell you that…lamento tener que decirte que…
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. sufrir de aflicción
to grieve for or over somebodyllorar la muerte de alguien
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grieve [ɡriːv]
transitive verb
dar pena a; causar tristeza a; afligir
it grieves me to see ... me da pena ver ...
intransitive verb
afligirse; acongojarse;about, at por
to grieve for sb llorar la pérdida de algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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