- 1 (great) [pain/cold/activity] intenso; [gratitude] profundo an intense blue/green un azul/verde intenso or vivo to my intense relief para mi gran alivioMore example sentences
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- For weeks, the Syrians have been uprooting their troops and tanks, forced to withdraw under intense international and Lebanese pressure.
- The public service and the defence force, under intense practical and political pressure, are players in what has become a compelling political thriller.
- Under intense pressure it was forced to yield him.
- Well, again, the type of very vigorous, very intense activity generally is a matter of months after surgery like this.
- Dutch researchers said recently that regular moderate exercise can burn energy and help shed those extra pounds or kilos more than short infrequent bursts of intense activity.
- The announcement, made by junior agriculture minister Baroness Hayman in the House of Lords, followed a day of intense activity after the disease was confirmed at an Essex abattoir.
- 2 2.1 (earnest) [youth] vehemente, apasionado she's terribly intense se lo toma todo tan en serio 2.2 (emotionally taxing) (AmE) duroMore example sentences
- He was a very earnest and intense young man, whose character was in keeping with his guitar playing.
- On the one hand he's very enthusiastic and intense and can be serious, but he's also such a laugh, and so expressive that he wins you over.
- No, I was not always so disciplined or serious, intense or passionate, but now I am.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.