Translation of embarrassed in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ɪmˈbærəst/


  • an embarrassed silence un silencio violento or embarazoso he gave an embarrassed cough soltó una tosecilla nerviosa I'm embarrassed me da vergüenza, me da pena (AmL exc CS) , me da corte (Esp) [familiar/colloquial]to be embarrassed about -ing she felt embarrassed about telling me le daba vergüenza or (AmL exc CS) pena or (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] corte contármelo [familiar/colloquial]to be embarrassed to + inf I was embarrassed to ask any more questions me dio vergüenza or apuro seguir preguntando, me dio no sé qué or (Esp tb) me dio corte seguir preguntando [familiar/colloquial] to be financially embarrassed estar* pasando por un mal momento económico, tener* dificultades económicas

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