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dither
American English: /ˈdɪðər/
British English: /ˈdɪðə/

Translation of dither in Spanish:

intransitive verb

[colloquial]
  • 1.1 (become agitated)
    (American English)
    ponerse muy nervioso
    1.2 (be indecisive) I was dithering over whether to go or not
    no sabía si ir o no ir
    Example sentences
    • While other sporting associations and organisations vacillated and dithered and dallied, the GAA got on with it.
    • It's a very small-scale event, so please don't dither, dally or delay.
    • Because hanging around while someone dithers over their order was getting between him and his carefully crafted lifestyle.

noun

  • [colloquial] (no plural) he's in a real dither about the concert
    está (lo que se dice) neura con lo del concierto [colloquial]
    their unexpected arrival threw her into a dither
    llegaron sin avisar y se puso muy nerviosa
    Example sentences
    • After what seemed like an eternity of debate and dither, Winters finally smashed his kick high and to the left of Gallacher.
    • The fresh wave of rhapsodic dither on the director's sociopolitical acuity was inevitable.
    • Why all this dither about what's modern and what's not?
    Example sentences
    • It's the day of the murder-mystery fundraising event and Colleen's all in a dither.
    • After Clark and I returned home from our oceanic bonding session, we walked in the door to find the whole house in a dither.
    • With Hong Kong in a dither, Shanghai is quickly gaining prominence as the gateway to China.

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