Translation of pain in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable and countable (physical) she was in great painI'm in constant painestaba muy dolorida or (in Latin America also) adoloridasentía mucho dolorto cry out in o with painsiento dolor permanentementeto ease the paingritar de dolorI've got a pain in my legcalmar el dolorstomach/chest painsme duele la piernato be a pain in the neck o (American English) [vulgar] ass o (British English) [vulgar] arsedolores (masculine plural) de estómago/de pechoto be feeling no pain (American English) [colloquial]ser un pesadoser insoportableser un coñazo (Spain) [vulgar]estar bien pedo (Mexico) [colloquial]Example sentences1.2 uncountable (mental) the divorce caused me a lot of pain
it takes the pain out of accountingsufrí mucho con el divorciohace más fácil la contabilidadExample sentences1.3on pain of something/
- Patients and their physicians are familiar with acute pain or pain caused by injury.
- Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal illness of wide-spread pain and profound fatigue.
- She is recovering at home from her injuries but still suffers pain when lifted, according to her family.
- The Special Adjudicator was right to consider whether it amounted to severe mental pain and suffering.
- Of that sum £135,000 was in respect of pain, suffering and loss of amenity.
- It was also to remember her journey through pain, sorrow, loss and deprivation.
-ing(as preposition)bajo or so pena de algo/+ infinitive
- 2also: pains plural(effort) See examples: that's all you get for your painsshe was at great pains to dissociate herself from …así te pagan la molestiaI took considerable pains to explain it to themtrató por todos los medios de dejar bien en claro que no tenía nada que ver con …puse mucho esmero or me esforcé mucho en explicárselo
- it pains me to see that …me duele or me apena or me da pena ver que …Example sentences
- He was almost physically pained by rigid doctrinal systems, and mildly revolted by the idea of discipleship.
- It physically pains me to give away the money which makes me feel comfortable and stable in this life.
- Lain's eyes completely washed over with emotions and for some reason it pained her physically for she had never ever felt any kind of emotions but anger.
- (especially American English) my finger's/head's painingme duele el dedo/la cabezaExample sentences
- His head spun and his body pained in various areas until he was forced to lie once again and sit up with a slower pace.
- I moved slowly, feeling soft fabric around me, though my body pained me.
- I wanted to see it so much my chest ached and pained with the frustration.
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