Definición de sore en inglés:


Saltos de línea: sore
Pronunciación: /sɔː



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  • Extremely; severely: they were sore afraid
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    • The eclipse started, the natives were sore afraid, and Columbus eventually agreed to ‘return the Moon’ in return for food.
    • And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them; and they were sore afraid.
    • And such men were sore afraid for the sons of Kahn.


sore point

An issue about which someone feels distressed or annoyed and which it is therefore advisable to avoid raising with them.
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  • Another issue that constitutes a sore point in international criminal proceedings is the media coverage of the detention and trial of the accused.
  • American carriers, always a sore point for the enemy since the ships had escaped the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, were the prime targets in the Philippine invasion.
  • She knew that had always been a sore point between them.

stand (or stick) out like a sore thumb

Be very obviously different from the surrounding people or things: you stick out like a sore thumb in that ghastly uniform
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  • The café was busy and loud, if people took the time to notice, we stood out like a sore thumb.
  • The centre has stuck out like a sore thumb for many, many years and at last something is being done.
  • The Times said that the theft was clearly the work of ‘a suspect, a scientist [who] stuck out like a sore thumb.’



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  • There was some soreness and discomfort at first, but nothing like what she expected and the operation left only a tiny scar.
  • He suffered several small cuts to the top of his head, discomfort and soreness.
  • You might feel soreness, a slight discomfort, or a bit weary, but you should not feel pain.


Old English sār (noun and adjective), sāre (adverb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zeer 'sore' and German sehr 'very'. The original sense was 'causing intense pain, grievous', whence the adverbial use.

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Pronunciación: skəʊʃ
a small amount; a little