- 1 1.1 (in taste)Example sentences1.2 (very cold)
(weather)it's bitter (as adverb) , it's bitter cold
- They all exhibit sour, salty, sweet, and bitter tastes or can be any combination of the four.
- I sniffed at the mix of soap and sharp bitter smells.
- Chamomile flower (Matricaria spp.) has a pleasantly bitter and sweet taste.
muy fríohace un frío glacialExample sentences
- If we can afford it, we escape the cold and bitter winds of northern Alberta to the soul-restoring warmth and relaxation of the tropics.
- The capital is again bearing the brunt of the bitter weather with freezing winds, rain and hail showers.
- Cold nights, bitter rain, the fear of predators, nothing would make me take that final step inside.
- 2 2.1 (painful, hard)(disappointment/remorse)
duro(truth)he shed bitter tears
crudolloró lágrimas amargasthey fought on to the bitter endlucharon valientemente hasta el finalI had to stay till the bitter endtuve que aguantarme allí hasta el finalExample sentences2.2
(reproach)he's a bitter man
- While defeat to the bottom team is a bitter blow, and a cruel disappointment at the end of a four game winning sequence, it is not a cue for despair.
- It was a bitter blow, because we're ranked second in Europe and I'm sure we would have done well.
- The news will have come as a bitter blow to council chiefs who were hoping to improve upon their ‘weak’ assessment after the first preliminary report emerged this summer.
amargoes un (hombre) resentido or amargadoI felt bitter that no one had offered me helpme amargó que nadie se hubiera ofrecido a ayudarmeExample sentences2.3 (implacable)
- Mix in a third person and there are going to be hurt feelings and bitter resentment over not getting the pork fried rice.
- And there is anger as well as joy, bitter resentment as well as compassion, above all a sense of nagging grief.
- It would be easy to have negative feelings at this moment in time but I think you only hurt yourself and become bitter and resentful.
- Those veterans had served in several conflicts including the bitter in-fighting of Algeria and the desert war in the Sahara.
- Unsurprisingly, her first full international against bitter rivals England in 1973 is one she will always remember.
- The predicted bitter disputes - legal, constitutional and inter-party - have not materialised.
- 1 uncountable (beer) (British English)(tipo de cerveza ligeramente amarga que se produce en el Reino Unido)Example sentences
- Lager and bitter are different types of beer, commercially more different than red and white wine, but perhaps not as different as whisky and gin.
- Beers include Fullers' London Pride and the local Warwickshire beer, Castle bitter.
- Once they have been paid, they will head straight for the nearest public house and a pint of best bitter.
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