Translation of hungry in Spanish:

hungry

Pronunciation: /ˈhʌŋgri/

adj (-grier, -griest)

  • [person/animal] hambriento to be hungry tener* hambre it makes you hungry te da hambre, te abre el apetito how hungry are you? ¿tienes mucha hambre? if I get hungry, I'll have a pear si me da hambre, me comeré una pera to go hungry pasar hambre if you don't like liver, you'll have to go hungry si no te gusta el hígado, te quedas sin comer power-/land-hungry ansioso de poder/tierras to be hungry for sth estar* ávido de algo
    More example sentences
    • At first glance, it seems outrageous that leaders would allow their people to go hungry rather than letting them eat GM food.
    • There are people in this world that go hungry because they don't have food and here we are, promoting the waste of it.
    • If you were short of a bit of food, your neighbours wouldn't see you go hungry.

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