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

Translation of ache in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (give pain)
    (tooth/ear/leg)
    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
    • She is talking up a storm and making my stomach ache with laughter.
    • When my back starts to ache, I'll carry my laptop downstairs and work standing up on the counter in my kitchen.
    • Annie's head ached, her ribs hurt from coughing, and the simple act of craning her neck to peer through a clear spot on the windshield made her dizzy.
    1.2
    also: aching present participle
    (shoulders/muscles)
    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) See examples:to ache to + infinitive
    ansiar + infinitive
    to ache for something
    suspirar por algo
    Example sentences
    • We were aching with a desire to see a winner.
    • Having golfed for a week in Scotland the week before I was aching to play.
    • Anthea has not been on the television for years so is aching to get back into the limelight.

noun

  • (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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