Translation of impossible in Spanish:

impossible

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpɑːsəbəl; ɪmˈpɒsəbəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [task/job/request] imposible she's making impossible demands on you te está exigiendo lo imposible it's impossible for him/us/me to arrive by noon le/nos/me es imposible llegar a mediodía it's impossible for two people to use the machine at the same time es imposible que dos personas utilicen la máquina al mismo tiempo
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    • Drug use has become so widespread and accepted that it is impossible to enforce existing laws.
    • Representing such a lifetime's work on a single disc is a near impossible task.
    • Synthesising all of the various glycoforms in the laboratory would be an almost impossible task.
    1.2 (intolerable) [position/situation] intolerable to make life impossible for sb hacerle* la vida imposible a algn 1.3 [child/person] tremendo, increíble
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    • Those of you in that impossible situation have all my empathy, and best wishes for a happy resolution.
    • Clergy and parents are being put through impossible situations each and every year.
    • He added it would put people from Pool in an impossible situation.
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    • He was confusing enough when he was alive but now, when he's dead, he's impossible.

noun/nombre

  • to ask/do/attempt the impossible pedir*/hacer*/intentar lo imposible

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