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Pronunciación: /hʌg/

Traducción de hug en español:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-gg-)

  • 1.1 [person/doll/cushion] abrazar* I hugged my knees to my chest me apreté las rodillas contra el pecho to hug oneself felicitarse, congratularse
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • He turned around to face her and she drew closer to him, hugging him tightly, kissing him on the cheek.
    • He hugged me tightly, kissed me and I'm sure he smelled my hair as he rubbed my back.
    • I smiled and squeezed the person that was hugging me affectionately.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • He hunched his legs up to his body and hugged them tightly to his chest as the night wind tore across him.
    • Angstrom pulls his legs up close to his body, hugging them tightly.
    • She quickly crawled against the railing and sobbed, grabbing her knees against her, hugging it tightly for comfort.
    1.2 (keep close to) ir* pegado a the boat hugged the shore el barco avanzaba pegado a la costa
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • We took Highway 1 along the spectacular Pacific coast south of Monterey, the road hugging close to the cliffside.
    • It includes two passes over the classic Whaanga Coast test, which hugs the Tasman Sea coastline and is rated by many as the best stage in the entire championship.
    • The Denver Universal Spaceport was right on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, hugging the Colorado Island coastline.
    1.3 (cling to) [literary/literario] I hugged the thought to myself me guardé el pensamiento
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • He is proud of his ability to do this work by himself and tells about his day's routine — all the while hugging a secret that he will share with his family in the evening.
    • Alone on her mountain, Deanna is hugging a secret.


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