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calm

Pronunciación: /kɑːm/

Traducción de calm en español:

adjective/adjetivo (-er, -est)

  • 1.1 [sea] en calma, tranquilo, calmo (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) ; [day] sin viento the storm died down and it became calm cesó la tormenta y volvió la calma
    Example sentences
    • In New Zealand lake water can be stored while wind power is available and used in calm weather.
    • Some of these failures occur during perfectly calm weather.
    • When the wind blows, it can be a fearsome proposition, yet, like all links, it is vulnerable when the weather is calm and placid.
    Example sentences
    • Even in calm seas, the waves breaking over a reef are dangerous.
    • It was really nice just to follow the cliffs and look down onto a dead calm sea with a setting sun in the west giving the whole scene a nice warm glow.
    • I'd do a brief but deep meditation - start by visualising a calm sea and synchronising your breath to the waves.
    1.2 (not excited) [person/voice] tranquilo, calmado, calmo (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) keep calm! ¡tranquilo!, ¡calma! she remained calm throughout no perdió la calma en ningún momento we'll discuss it when you feel calmer lo hablaremos cuando estés más calmado
    Example sentences
    • Everyone knew her time was come, but they tried to keep calm faces for her sake.
    • As I see it, it is vital that you keep calm and happy so our baby will have a chance to get off to a good start in life.
    • Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • tranquilizar*, calmar I had a drink to calm my nerves me tomé una copa para tranquilizarme or calmarme calm yourself tranquilízate, cálmate

noun/nombre

Verbos con partícula

calm down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento tranquilizar*, calmar 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio tranquilizarse* calm down! ¡tranquilízate!, ¡tranquilo!, ¡no te pongas así!

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