There are 2 translations of gasp in Spanish:

gasp1

Pronunciation: /gæsp; gɑːsp/

vi

  • 1.1 (inhale sharply) dar* un grito ahogado he gasped with amazement dio un grito ahogado de asombro the cold/shock made me gasp el frío/la impresión me cortó la respiración 1.2 (pant) respirar entrecortadamente, jadear she was gasping for breath respiraba con dificultad (agonizing) daba boqueadas
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    • Pain coursed through her body, but she did not have a mouth to gasp in pain with.
    • He gasped softly and opened his mouth several times before quickly recovering himself.
    • Everyone gasped as they caught their first glimpse of the gaping hole in the tower and the billowing smoke.
    1.3 (want eagerly) [colloquial/familiar] to be gasping for sth morirse* por algo [colloquial/familiar] I was gasping for a beer/cigarette me moría por una cerveza/un cigarrillo
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    • It had the crazed acousti-rock revolution it had been gasping for.
    • I was gasping for a drink after the long climb up to St Andre.
    • By the time we got onto the motorway and had found ourselves on familiar ground, I was gasping for coffee and something to eat.

vt

  • decir* jadeando made it!, he gasped —¡lo logré! —dijo jadeando she gasped (out) a few words dijo algo entrecortadamente

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There are 2 translations of gasp in Spanish:

gasp2

n

  • exclamación (feminine), grito (masculine) (entrecortado o ahogado) to be at one's last gasp (dying) estar* dando boqueadas (exhausted) estar* hecho polvo [colloquial/familiar] the old heater's at its last gasp la estufa vieja está en las últimas [colloquial/familiar] to the/one's last gasp hasta el último momento they scored at the last gasp marcaron en el último momento

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The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.