Translation of disturb in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (interrupt) See examples: the noise disturbed my concentrationthe calm was disturbed by the arrival of the touristsel ruido me hizo perder la concentraciónmy sleep was disturbed by the dog barkingla llegada de los turistas vino a perturbar la calmahe was arrested for disturbing the peace he whispered so as not to disturb the sleeping childlos ladridos del perro me despertarondo not disturbhabló en voz baja para no despertar al niñoExample sentences1.2 (inconvenience) I'm sorry to disturb you, but …
1.3 (burst in upon)perdone que lo moleste, pero …(thief)
- They claim the children are disturbing their privacy by glaring into their homes and using the road as a cycle track.
- And no one will be able to disturb the privacy of the bathroom, as the bottom of the window is a little higher than the tub.
- But one day he disturbed her privacy and barged into her room, presumably to force more work on her, while she had it out.
- 2 (disarrange) See examples: she found that her papers had been disturbednothing had been disturbednotó que alguien había tocado sus papelestodo estaba en su lugar or sitioExample sentences
- These activities not only disturb bees but also interfere with normal pollen production, germination, and fertilization.
- If this arrangement is disturbed, the body sickens; if it is sufficiently upset, the body dies.
- A small interference with nature can disturb the entire balance.
- 3 (trouble)Example sentences
- On one occasion she asked if a neighbour would buy her some drugs, which upset and disturbed the neighbour and her young son.
- That was an anxious time, and the children were quite disturbed by it.
- The state of the world concerns and disturbs many artists.
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