intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 (with pain, grief) gemir* the wind was moaning in the chimney/the trees el viento gemía en la chimenea/entre los árboles [literary/literario]More example sentences1.2 (complain) (British English/inglés británico) [pejorative/peyorativo]to moan (
- I don't think a web site has actually made me physically moan with anticipation and pleasure before now.
- The mash had just the right amount of truffle oil and a general richness to make you moan with pleasure and the gravy was unbelievable.
- Panforte, panettone and nougat to drool over and an Italian wine list to make oenophiles moan with pleasure.
aboutsth) quejarse ( dealgo), protestar ( poralgo) moan, moan, moan, that's all you ever do quejarte y quejarte, eso es lo único que sabes hacer she's a moaning minnie (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] es una llorona or (Spain/España) una quejica [colloquial/familiar]
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- gemir*, decir* gimiendo
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...
Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.