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sore

Saltos de línea: sore
Pronunciación: /sɔː
 
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Definición de sore en inglés:

adjetivo

1(Of a part of one’s body) painful or aching: she had a sore throat
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • My whole body was sore and my legs ached as I made my way to the cafeteria.
  • By Tuesday, your throat is sore, your joints ache and you feel lousy.
  • I mean headache, sore throat, muscle ache, stomachache, fever, and all that good stuff.
Sinónimos
painful, in pain, hurting, hurt, aching, throbbing, smarting, stinging, burning, irritating, irritated, agonizing, excruciating;
inflamed, angry, red, reddened, sensitive, tender, delicate, chafed, raw, bruised, wounded, injured
1.1Suffering pain from a part of one’s body: he was sore from the long ride
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The landing stunned me and I was really sore and in pain.
  • Either way, never use more weight than you can handle with perfect form, and slow down if you feel pain during a workout or are especially sore or stiff the next day.
  • I'm already so sore inside that a little pain outside might actually be welcome, to create some equilibrium.
2 [predicative] informal , chiefly North American Upset and angry: I didn’t even know they were sore at us
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Kamaria glowered, still sore at having not noticed Link's talent sooner and angry at Linden for agreeing with him.
  • The Pacific Islander community is surely sore at being left out.
  • Bear and Tiger became my friend but falcon was still sore at me for nearly killing him the first time we meet in the master's house.
Sinónimos
3 [attributive] Severe; urgent: we’re in sore need of him
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He said the annual extravaganza, held in Aberystwyth, was in sore need of funds.
Sinónimos
dire, urgent, pressing, desperate, critical, crucial, acute, grave, serious, intense, crying, burning, compelling, drastic, extreme, life-and-death, great, very great, terrible
archaic or humorous parlous
rare exigent

sustantivo

Volver al principio  
1A raw or painful place on the body: all of us had sores and infections on our hands
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He was lean and muscular, but painful scars and sores ran across his body like tattoos.
  • A mouth ulcer is a painful sore in the mouth on either the cheeks or gums.
  • Painful spots or blisters turn into open sores, which scab over and heal.
Sinónimos
inflammation, swelling, lesion;
wound, scrape, abrasion, chafe, cut, laceration, graze, contusion, bruise;
running sore, ulcer, ulceration, boil, abscess, carbuncle, canker
1.1A cause or source of distress or annoyance: there’s no point raking over the past and opening old sores
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It was a nasty game where old sores festered and attempts were made to settle long standing bitterness.
  • The Secretary argued that the reopening of all these old sores would benefit none but Germany.
  • The traditionalists of the discontinuant left keep scratching the same old sores.

adverbio

archaic Volver al principio  
Extremely; severely: they were sore afraid
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

Origen

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.

Frases

sore point

1
An issue about which someone feels distressed or annoyed and which it is therefore advisable to avoid raising with them.
Example sentences
  • 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

2
Be very obviously different from the surrounding people or things: you stick out like a sore thumb in that ghastly uniform
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.’

Derivados

soreness

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • 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.

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