nightmare

nightmare(
nayt
-
mehr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (bad dream)
a. la pesadilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I can't watch scary movies because I get nightmares.No puedo ver películas de terror porque me dan pesadillas.
I have nightmares that I'm falling, and I wake up just before hitting the ground.Tengo pesadillas en las que me estoy cayendo, y me despierto antes de pegar contra la tierra.
2. (unpleasant experience)
a. la pesadilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The interview was a total nightmare. I sounded like an idiot.La entrevista fue una pesadilla total. Parecía idiota.
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nightmare
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (also fig)
a. la pesadilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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nightmare [ˈnaɪtmɛəʳ]
noun
also pesadilla (f)
to be sb's worst nightmare ser la peor pesadilla de algn
it was his worst nightmare: a woman boss ...losing your job is everyone's worst nightmare
modifier
nightmare scenario (n)
a hung parliament would be the nightmare scenario for the market el peor panorama para el mercado sería un parlamento en el cual ningún partido tiene la mayoría absoluta
The nightmare scenario was a partial Iraqi withdrawal from Kuwait
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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