thrill
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thrill(
thrihl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (excitement)
a. la emoción
(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).
I always remember the thrill of the first major league baseball game my dad took me to.Siempre recuerdo la emoción del primer partido de béisbol de la liga principal al que mi padre me llevó.
We went on a ghost tour of London, and I swear I saw a ghost! - What a thrill!Hicimos en tour de fantasmas en Londres, ¡y te juro que sí vi un fantasma! - ¡Qué emoción!
2. (tremor)
a. el estremecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A thrill of horror went through him when he heard the news of the fire.Un estremecimiento de espanto le recorrió el cuerpo al enterarse de la noticia del incendio.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to excite)
a. emocionar
It thrills me to see the way the conductor conducts an orchestra.Me emociona ver cómo dirige una orquesta el director.
b. excitar
Her beauty didn't thrill him as it used to.Su belleza no lo excitaba tanto como antes.
c. entusiasmar
The idea of spending a whole day with my mother-in-law doesn't exactly thrill me.La idea de pasar un día entero con mi suegra no me entusiasma precisamente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to feel excitement)
a. estremecerse
He thrilled with excitement to the sound of the cars roaring over the starting line.Se estremeció de emoción con el estruendo de los carros al cruzar la línea de salida.
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thrill
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (excitement)
a. la emoción
(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).
2. (trembling)
a. el estremecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
he gets a thrill out of ordering people aboutdisfruta dando órdenes a la gente
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. encantar, entusiasmar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (literary)
a. estremecerse
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thrill [θrɪl]
noun
emoción (f)
all the thrills of the circus todas las emociones del circo; she felt a thrill (of joy) se estremeció (de alegría)
she felt a thrill of joy as he turned round to greet her
it gives him a cheap thrill to spy on her in the bathroom le da morbo espiarla en el baño
he gets a cheap thrill out of rubbing his leg against hers
it was a great thrill to meet her me hizo muchísima ilusión conocerla
he gets a real thrill out of parachuting hacer paracaidismo le resulta muy emocionante or excitante
the film is full of thrills and spills la película está llena de emoción
come and enjoy the thrills and spills of a day at Alton Towers!
what a thrill! ¡qué emoción!
you actually went to Joan Collins's house? What a thrill!
transitive verb
[+person, audience] emocionar; excitar
the audience was thrilled by his feats of agility they thrilled the crowd with their highwire acrobatics
I'm not exactly thrilled by the idea la idea no es que me entusiasme precisamente
intransitive verb
she thrilled at or to his touch se estremeció cuando él la tocó
thrill to the sounds of the latest Latin beats!!! the children were thrilled at their favourite characters
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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cheap thrill
la emoción barata
the thrill is gone
se fue el encanto
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