Translation of intense in Spanish:

intense

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtens/

adj

  • 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 alivio
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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.
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    • 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) duro
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    • 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.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.