Translation of relief in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable (from worry, pain) a sigh/feeling of reliefun suspiro/una sensación de aliviowhat a relief! to my great relief, she forgot all about itpara mi gran alivio, se olvidó completamente del asuntothe concert had not sold out, much to my reliefpor suerte todavía quedaban entradas para el conciertoit's a relief that the rain's stopped/to sit down at lastmenos mal que ha parado de llover/que al fin puedo sentarmethe news came as a great relief to usrespiramos aliviados or tranquilos al oír la noticiait will be a relief for your parentstus padres se quedarán tranquiloshe provides comic relief in a gloomy movie
será un alivio or una tranquilidad para tus padresrelaja la tensión con una nota cómica en una película bastante pesimistaI went to the movies for light relieffui al cine para distraermeI wanted some relief from the daily routinequería escapar un poco de la rutina diariato give relief from paincalmar or aliviar el dolorExample sentences
- There were so many feelings in this room: happiness, relief, anxiety, anger and pain.
- Like a patient leaving the hospital, she stepped out of the house on 11 Bandfield Street and gazed at the street with a blend of relief and anxiety.
- I almost screamed into the phone out of excitement, relief, anticipation, anxiety, and every other unsure feeling.
- When other therapies fail to provide relief from the pain of a damaged hip, hip replacement may be the answer.
- Thus, the clinician's goal is to promote relief from pain and promote functional recovery.
- Is there a treatment that can bring relief from the pain and muscle stiffness?
- 2 uncountable (aid) famine reliefayuda para paliar la hambrunato be on relief (American English)recibir prestaciones de la seguridad social(before noun) relief agency/fund(organismo/fondo de ayuda a los damnificados de una catástrofe)relief effortgestión de ayudarelief organizationorganización (feminine) de socorrorelief worktrabajo (masculine) de socorrorelief workermiembro (masculine) del equipo de socorro
- 3 countable 3.1 (Military)liberación (feminine) (de una plaza sitiada)Example sentences3.2 (replacement)
(before noun) (driver/crew)
- They also were significant in limited tactical actions close to the shore such as the prosecution or relief of sieges.
- So, in the summer of 1139, while Zengi was laying siege to Damascus, a Christian army marched to its relief.
- In 1646, on the anniversary of the relief of Taunton from siege, George Newton, the minister, looked around him and described it in a sermon.
de relevoExample sentences
- The first day I worked in the OR, a relief nurse came to give me a break, and I began to look forward to the morning socialization and a cup of coffee.
- Once we had this physics lesson with a relief teacher because our normal teacher was off sick and Andy pretended to be deaf.
- The question remains whether the carnage that was wrought from the air and by the relief columns was strictly necessary.
- 4 uncountable or countable 4.1 (esp British English) (from tax) 4.2 (redress) (Law)Example sentences
- There are some cases where judicial review courts give relief.
- The applicant in this case seeks prerogative relief under section 75 of the Constitution.
- Does this court have authority to grant the interlocutory relief sought?
- 5 5.1 uncountable (effect) carved in high/low relieftallado en alto/bajo relieveto stand out in relief to bring o throw something into reliefponer algo de relieveExample sentences5.2 countable (piece of work)
Example sentences5.3 uncountable (Geography)
- The focus now is completely on getting relief and assistance into these devastated areas.
- It has assisted with disaster relief in Central Asia, the Caucasus, Lebanon, and the Persian Gulf region.
- The services help the Corps build dams, waterways, roads and other national infrastructure, as well as assist in disaster relief.
- Sculpture is generally classified into three major categories: intaglio, reliefs and sculpture in the round.
- The arch was inset with sculptural reliefs depicting the campaigns of the French armies in Italy, while in front and behind it there stood figures of Liberty and Triumph on circular podia.
- Although technically sculptural reliefs, these works speak to a number of painting's traditional formal concerns.
- It took one computer artist a full year to paint terrain relief on every plate.
- Furthermore, in choosing the forward edge, it is important to take into account terrain relief, the type of soil, and the depth of the snow cover.
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