hectic
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hectic(
hehk
-
tihk
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (frenzied)
a. agitado
I sold 14 cars at work today. - It sounds like you had a hectic day.Vendí 14 carros hoy en el trabajo. - Parece que tuviste un día agitado.
b. frenético
Remember to slow down and enjoy life when things get hectic.Acuérdate de relajarte y disfrutar de la vida cuando las cosas se ponen frenéticas.
c. ajetreado
This month has been hectic. There have been more things to do than hours in the day.Este mes ha sido ajetreado. Han habido más cosas para hacer que horas en el día.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
They regretted having gone on a tour to Europe because it turned out to be really hectic.Lamentaron haber ido a Europa con un tour porque al final anduvieron como locos.
We are in a hectic rush to finish the shopping center so it opens before Christmas.Estamos trabajando apurados como locos para acabar el centro comercial y abrirlo antes de la Navidad.
2. (medical)
a. héctico
Ronda has tuberculosis and has developed a hectic fever.Ronda tiene tuberculosis y ha desarrollado una fiebre héctica.
b. hético
Rick had a mild hectic fever, but it was just a temporary side effect of his vaccine.Rick tuvo una leve fiebre hética, pero fue sólo un efecto secundario temporal de la vacuna.
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hectic
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ajetreado(a)
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hectic [ˈhektɪk]
adjective
agitado
he has a hectic life lleva una vida muy agitada; the hectic pace of modern life el ritmo agitado de la vida moderna; we had three hectic days tuvimos tres días llenos de frenética actividad; things are pretty hectic here vamos como locos; the journey was pretty hectic el viaje era para volverse loco
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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