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tingle

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tingle(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to experience a prickling sensation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I told the doctor that my legs tingle and I don't know what's causing it.Le dije al médico que siento un hormigueo en las piernas y no sé cuál es la causa.
The cold wind made my cheeks tingle.El viento frío hacía arder mis mejillas.
b. estremecerse
She was tingling with excitement at what she was about to do.Se estremecía de emoción ante lo que iba a hacer.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (prickling sensation)
a. el hormigueo
(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).
(M)
He felt a tingle, like a slight electric shock.Sintió un hormigueo, como una leve descarga eléctrica.
b. 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).
(M)
Only his music gives me that tingle in my spine.Solo su música me produce ese estremecimiento en la columna dorsal.
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tingle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (physical sensation)
a. el hormigueo
(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).
(M)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a.
my hands are tinglingsiento un hormigueo en las manos
to tingle with fear/excitementestremecerse de miedo/emoción
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tingle [ˈtɪŋɡl]
noun
[of skin] hormigueo (m); (thrill) estremecimiento (m);
intransitive verb
[+ears] zumbar
her cheeks were tingling after a walk in the snow después de pasear por la nieve le ardían las mejillas; your skin will tingle a bit when you apply the cream te escocerá un poco la piel al aplicar la crema; to tingle with excitement estremecerse de emoción
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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