starving

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starving(
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vihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (needing to eat)
a. hambriento
We're seeing starving children on our streets once again.Se empiezan a ver de nuevo a niños hambrientos en nuestras calles.
b. famélico
They rescued a starving orangutan whose habitat was destroyed by palm oil companies.Rescataron un orangután famélico cuyo hábitat fue destruído por las empresas de aceite de palma.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(very hungry)
a. muerto de hambre
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Diane's kids are always starving! Doesn't she feed them?Los niños de Diane siempre están muertos de hambre. ¿No les da de comer?
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starving
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. famélico(a), hambriento(a)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
starving [ˈstɑːvɪŋ]
adjective
hambriento
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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