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American English: /eɪk/
British English: /eɪk/

Translation of ache in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (give pain)
    my back/head aches
    me duele la espalda/la cabeza
    my legs/feet ache
    me duelen las piernas/los pies
    these statistics make my head ache
    estas estadísticas me dan dolor de cabeza
    I'm aching all over it makes my heart ache
    me da muchísima pena
    Example sentences
    • By now I was bed-bound, unable to think straight, aching continually with what appeared to be a consistent low-grade flu.
    • His chest muscles ached and he continued to pant.
    • When you wake up, you're in pain, aching all over, your eyes are stinging from the light and you're hungry.
    also: aching present participle
    with an aching heart
    con gran dolor de corazón
    her departure left an aching void in his life
    su partida dejó un doloroso vacío en su vida
  • 2 (yearn)to ache to + infinitive
    ansiar + infinitive
    to ache for something
    suspirar por algo
    Example sentences
    • Although she ached with desire for him, Krystal was glad she would have time to plan the perfect romantic evening for them.
    • The familiar feelings of longing returned, and his heart ached for her.
    • How long her heart had ached for a hand to hold, for someone to call her own.


  • dolor (masculine) (sordo y continuo)
    aches and pains
    achaques (masculine plural)
    with an ache in his heart
    con gran dolor de corazón
    Example sentences
    • But surprisingly to her, the painful ache in her heart did not come, nor did tears well up in her eyes.
    • And now there is an intense ache where he was, where he would have been in all these things.
    • It's more brazen, more shot through with the raw ache of relationships and the nakedness of emotional experience.
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