weep
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weep(
wip
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to cry)
a. llorar
Everyone at the funeral wept quietly.En el entierro, todos lloraban silenciosamente.
2. (to secrete)
a. supurar (wound)
I had to change the bandage because the wound was weeping so much.Tuve que cambiar la venda porque la herida supuraba mucho.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to cry)
a. llorar
I wept tears of joy the day you were born.Lloré lágrimas de alegría el día que naciste.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (crying) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I think having a little weep did me some good.Creo que llorar un poco me hizo bien.
She was really stressed, but after a good weep, she felt better.Estaba muy estresada, pero después de desahogarse llorando, se sintió mejor.
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weep
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
to have a good weepdesahogarse llorando
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a.
to weep tears of joy/angerllorar de alegría/rabia
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (person)
a. llorar
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weep [wiːp] wept (past)
intransitive verb
1 (cry) llorar
to weep for joy llorar de alegría; to weep for sb llorar a algn; to weep for one's sins llorar sus pecados
to weep for what has happened
to weep to see sth llorar al ver algo; I could have wept era para desesperarse
2 (Med) [+wound] supurar
transitive verb
[+tears] llorar
to weep one's eyes out
noun
to have a good weep llorar a lágrima viva
go on have a good weep and you'll feel better she felt better after having had a good weep
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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