agony

'æɡəni
plural - agonies; noun
(great pain or suffering: The dying man was in agony; agonies of regret.) agonía
- agonised
- agonizing
- agonising
- agonizingly
- agonisingly

agony n agonía
El plural de agony se escribe agonies
agony
tr['ægənɪ]
noun (pl agonies)
1 (pain) dolor nombre masculino muy agudo
no drug could relieve her agony ninguna droga pudo aliviar su dolor
I'm in agony with my knee me duele muchísimo la rodilla
2 (anguish) angustia
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
agony aunt autora de un consultorio sentimental
agony column consultorio sentimental
agony ['ægəni] n, pl -nies
1) pain: dolor m
2) anguish: angustia f
agony
n.
agonía s.f.
angustia s.f.
dolor s.m.
dolor intenso s.m.
tormento s.m.
'ægəni
mass & count noun (pl -nies)
a) (pain)

he was in agony — estaba desesperado de dolor

these shoes are absolute agony — estos zapatos me están matando

b) (anxiety)

she's going through agonies of doubt — las dudas la están atormentando or martirizando

to prolong the agony — alargar* el martirio

['æɡǝnɪ]
1. N
1) (physical) dolor m agudo

I was in agony — sufría dolores horrorosos

2) (mental) angustia f

to suffer agonies of doubt — estar atormentado por las dudas

to be in an agony of impatience — impacientarse mucho

it was agony! * — ¡fue fatal! *

the play was sheer agony * — la obra era una birria *

pile on 2.
3) (=final agony, death agony) agonía f

he was in his final or death agony — estaba agonizando

2.
CPD

agony aunt * N(Brit) columnista f del consultorio sentimental

agony column * N(Brit) consultorio m sentimental

agony uncle * N(Brit) columnista m del consultorio sentimental

* * *
['ægəni]
mass & count noun (pl -nies)
a) (pain)

he was in agony — estaba desesperado de dolor

these shoes are absolute agony — estos zapatos me están matando

b) (anxiety)

she's going through agonies of doubt — las dudas la están atormentando or martirizando

to prolong the agony — alargar* el martirio


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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