sore
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sore(
sawr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (wound)
a. la llaga
(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).
The sore on my lip is killing me; I don't even feel like eating anymore.La llaga del labio me está matando; ni comer me apetece.
b. la úlcera
(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).
That sore looks bad; I think you ought to go to the doctor.Esa úlcera se ve mal; creo que debes ir al doctor.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (aching)
a. dolorido
Yesterday I went to the gym and now my legs are sore.Ayer fui al gimnasio y ahora tengo las piernas doloridas.
b. doloroso
My gums are so sore after going to the dentist yesterday.Tengo las encías bien dolorosas después de haber ido ayer al dentista.
c. irritado (throat)
It hurts when I cough because I have a sore throat.Me duele al toser porque tengo la garganta irritada.
3. (considerable)
a. grande
In certain areas of the world there is a sore need for medicine.En ciertas zonas del mundo hay una necesidad grande de medicamento.
4. (upset)
a. enojado
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Don't talk to me; I'm sore with the world.No me hables; hoy estoy enojado con el mundo.
b. enfadado
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I'm sore with my cousin because she did not invite me to her birthday party.Estoy enfadada con mi prima porque no me invitó a su fiesta de cumpleaños.
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sore
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (wound)
a. la llaga f, úlcera
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (painful)
a. dolorido(a)
his feet were soretenía los pies doloridos
to have a sore throattener dolor de garganta
I've got a sore leg/backme duele la pierna/la espalda
3. (colloquial)
a. enfadado(a) (annoyed)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. molesto(a)
c. enojado(a)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
it's a sore point (with him)es un tema delicado (para él)
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sore [sɔːʳ]
adjective
sorer (comparative)sorest (superlative)
1 (Med) (aching) [+part of body] dolorido; (painful) [+cut, graze] doloroso
it's sore me duele
my eyes are sore I have sore eyes me duelen los ojos
I'm sore all over me duele todo el cuerpo
I have a sore throat me duele la garganta
to be sore at heart
he was sore at heart le dolía el corazón
2 (angry, upset)
to be sore about sth estar resentido por algo
what are you so sore about? ¿por qué estás tan resentido?
to be sore at sb estar enfadado or enojado con algn; (LAm)
don't get sore! ¡no te vayas a ofender!; ¡no te enojes!; (LAm)
it's a sore point es un tema delicado or espinoso
to be sore with sb estar enfadado or enojado con algn; (LAm)
3 (very great)
there is a sore need of ... hay gran necesidad de ...
it was a sore temptation era una fuerte tentación
noun
(Med) llaga (f); úlcera (f)
to open up old sores abrir viejas heridas
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