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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (hurt)
a. wound
La herida no deja de sangrar.The wound won't stop bleeding.
b. injury
El hombre sufrió muchas heridas durante el choque.The man sustained several injuries during the crash.
2. (suffering)
a. wound
El recuerdo del amor que perdió fue una herida que nunca subsanó.The memory of her lost love was a wound that never healed.
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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. (lesión)
a. injury
2. (en lucha, atentado)
a. wound
herida de balabullet o gunshot wound
3. (ofensa)
a. injury, offense
4. (pena)
a. hurt, pain
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1 (física) (por arma) wound; (por accidente) injury
una herida de bala a bullet wound; me sangraba la herida del brazo (de arma) the wound in my arm was bleeding; (por caída, golpe) the cut on my arm was bleeding; me he hecho una herida en la frente I've got a cut on my forehead; murió a causa de las heridas del accidente he died from injuries received in the accident; sufrió heridas graves he was seriously injured
sufrió heridas leves en las manos y la cara me he hecho una herida en el brazo una herida penetrante
las heridas internas en el seno del partido the rifts o splits within the party
herida abierta open wound
una herida abierta en la conciencia española an open wound o running sore on the Spanish conscience
herida contusa bruise
herida de bala bullet wound
2 (ofensa) insult
hurgar en la herida
evitó mencionar el divorcio para no hurgar en la herida he avoided mentioning the divorce so as to let sleeping dogs lie
lamerse las heridas to lick one's wounds
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