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American English: /ɪmˈpɑsəb(ə)l/
British English: /ɪmˈpɒsɪb(ə)l/

Translation of impossible in Spanish:


  • 1.1
    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
    Example sentences
    • 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)
    to make life impossible for somebody
    hacerle la vida imposible a alguien
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • He was confusing enough when he was alive but now, when he's dead, he's impossible.


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

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