Traducción de sting en español:

sting

Pronunciación: /stɪŋ/

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (organ — of bee) aguijón (masculine), lanceta (feminine) (Andes) (Mexico/México) ; (— of scorpion) aguijón (masculine), uña (feminine); (— of nettle) pelo (masculine) urticante or urente a sting in the tail (British English/inglés británico) their offer had a sting in the tail su oferta tenía un gran pero all her stories have a sting in the tail todos sus cuentos tienen un desenlace inesperado
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    • The poor fellow has neither the tusks of the elephant, nor the claws of the lion, nor even the horns or pointed teeth or stings and poison glands.
    • It had a man's face with 3 rows of extremely sharp teeth in each jaw, a lion's body and a long tail with a sting like a scorpion's.
    • She found the poison sting still in his body and from the odour, she knew that he had come to the child in the form of a scorpion.
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    • A new cream, which prevents the jellyfish from firing their stings when touched, recently became available - just in time for the seasonal invasion of millions of small, purple jellyfish.
    • So they add defences - thistles have prickles and tough leaves, nettles have stings, other plants have toxins.
    • I began to bleed at impact and quickly drew my finger away from the sting of the sharp plant.
    1.2 (action) picadura (feminine) 1.3 (mark, wound) picadura (feminine)
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    • Most scorpion stings are merely painful, leading to swelling in the immediate region of the sting, but some scorpions of northern Africa and the American southwest can be deadly.
    • What the books often don't tell you is that there are another set of spikes on the side of the gill plates, which can also inflict a painful sting.
    • Although scorpion stings can be devastatingly painful, they are not usually lethal to humans.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable 2.1 (pain) escozor (masculine), ardor (masculine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) the sting of remorse/conscience el gusanillo de la consciencia 2.2 (hurtfulness) there was a sting in her words sus palabras fueron hirientes
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    • Before any of the women could speak, Gale felt the sting of something sharp, and willed herself not to look at the doctor's work.
    • He crushed the tracking device in his hand, ignoring the sting of sharp metal on his palm.
    • The only sensation is the sting of the wind, cold and laced with salt.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado stung)

  • 1 [bee/scorpion/jellyfish/nettle] picar*
  • 2 2.1 (cause pain) hacer* escocer, hacer* arder (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) 2.2 (mentally, emotionally) [reproach/criticism] herir* profundamente 2.3 (goad, incite) to sting sb into sth incitar a algn a + infinitive/infinitivo this stung him into retaliation esto lo incitó a vengarse she was stung into defending herself la provocaron y se defendió
  • 3 (cheat, overcharge) [slang/argot] I was stung for $65 me clavaron 65 dólares [colloquial/familiar]

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado stung)

  • 1 [insect/jellyfish/nettle] picar*

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.