- 1 (state of mind) to be in a good moodestar de buen humorto be in a bad moodestar de mal humor or de mal geniothe news put him in a good/bad moodla noticia lo puso de buen/mal humorto be in an irritable moodestar irritableher moods change quicklyes muy temperamentalas the mood takes him
tiene muchos cambios de humorsegún de qué humor estésegún le dé (la vena) [colloquial]a mood of resignation was evident among the playersse notaba un clima de resignación entre los jugadoreseveryone was in festive/party moodtodo el mundo estaba con ganas de celebrar/divertirseshe can be really witty when she's in the moodtiene mucha chispa cuando está en venawould you like to play cards? — I'm not in the mood¿quieres jugar a las cartas? — no tengo ganasI'm not in the mood for jokesno estoy (de humor) para chistesI'm not in the mood for dancingno tengo ganas de bailarI'm in no mood to listen to excusesno estoy de humor para excusasshe's in a mood o in one of her moodsestá or anda de mal humorestá alunada (River Plate area) [colloquial]Example sentences
- In this case, a worker may try to dispel a bad mood by suspending work, rather than searching for a new solution.
- Another way in which emotions and moods affect judgement is the well-known relationship between good mood and overconfidence.
- Small wonder that your mood and self-esteem are plummeting and you're looking for comfort from food.
- 2 (atmosphere)Example sentences
- Painters in turn portrayed the poems, capturing the moods or personality of the characters or themes.
- Colour couldn't create the mood and tone I was going for: the character is drained of emotion, devoid of attachment to reality, thus there is no colour.
- The artistry comes when you take someone else's music, and use it to create a mood or an atmosphere, or send people on an aural journey of sorts.
- (Linguistics)Example sentences
- French also has the option of the embedded clause appearing in the subjunctive mood.
- He wants to move the claim from the conditional to the indicative mood, as the grammarians would say.
- But the key point here is that it's the subjunctive mood, not the subjunctive case.
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