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betide

División en sílabas: be·tide
Pronunciación: /biˈtīd
 
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Definición de betide en inglés:

verbo

[no object] literary
1Happen: I waited with beating heart, as yet not knowing what would betide
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A terrific night for the young and young at heart Simon promised he'd be back to Carlow and judging by the wild celebrations of his Carlow fans - woe betide if he isn't!
  • Woe betide if you use flash during a performance - it's off-putting to other audience members and most of all, tot he performers.
  • Well, I'm still scared, but woe betide if I dare admit it out loud.
Sinónimos
result, ensue, follow, develop, supervene
informal go down
formal eventuate
literary come to pass, befall
archaic hap
1.1 [with object] Happen to (someone): she was trembling with fear lest worse might betide her
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Woe betide the person who doesn't cut back their overhanging vegetation as it severely compromises the safety of tall pedestrians with hats who use a particular footpath to mass.
  • But there is an unnerving element to the intensity of his devotion to the cause, as if those teeth glint with a shark-like quality, and woe betide the person who gets in the way of that hurry.
  • Armed with an exact list of what is to be bought, off we set, and woe betide the person who wanders in front of us as Mistress P beats a direct path to the chosen store.

Origen

Middle English: from be- (as an intensifier) + obsolete tide 'befall', from Old English tīdan 'happen', from tīd (see tide).

Frases

woe betide

1
see woe.

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