torn
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
torn(
tawrn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (damaged)
a. desgarrado
The victims' clothes were torn and dirty.La ropa de la víctima estaba desgarrada y sucia.
b. rasgado
Since we're painting, I'll just wear this old, stained, and torn shirt.Como vamos a pintar, me voy a poner esta camisa vieja, manchada y rasgada.
c. roto
Oh no! The last page of the book is torn!¡Ay no! ¡La última página del libro está rota!
2. (conflicted)
a. dividido
The migrants were fleeing a country torn by religious conflict.Los migrantes huían de un país dividido por conflictos religiosos.
b. indeciso
Irma's torn between law and medicine. Let's see what she'll end up studying.Irma está indecisa entre derecho y medicina. A ver qué termina estudiando.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Phrases with "torn"
Here are the most popular phrases with "torn." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
torn meniscus
desgarro de menisco
torn ligament
ligamento roto
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?