Translation of sick in Spanish:
adjective -er, -est
- 1(ill)to get sick (American English) to report sickto be off sickdar parte de enfermo or de enfermedadthey are sick with food poisoningestar ausente por enfermedadsick building syndrometienen intoxicaciónestán intoxicadosto make somebody look sicksíndrome (masculine) del edificio enfermohacer quedar a alguien a la altura del betún or (River Plate area) de un felpudo or (Chile) del unto [colloquial]Example sentences
- Several staff members were already off sick with the flu.
- Fifteen to twenty percent of the elderly who are sick with pneumococci die from this infection, so it is well worth preventing.
- The end results were anything but pleasant for Niko who spent a week after the incident in the hospital ward sick with fever and poison from snakes bite.
- 2 (nauseated) (predicative) to feel sick(dizzy, unwell)estar mareado(about to vomit)to be o get sick have you been sick? (British English) it makes me sick to my stomachtener ganas de vomitar or de devolvertener náuseasyou make me sick!me da ganas de vomitar or de devolverit makes me sick the way she gets away with it¡me das asco!he's been promoted — makes you sick, doesn't it? [colloquial]me da rabia or (in Latin America also) me enferma cómo se sale con la suyalo han ascendido — da rabia ¿no?Example sentences
- On the morning of October 17, 1999, Wei sent his wife to Renji Hospital, when Zhou became extremely sick and started vomiting.
- She ran to her bathroom and vomited, relieving the sick sensation a bit, but not entirely.
- Recalling his first trip in the air, Tu said he felt very sick and even vomited.
- 3 3.1 (disturbed, sickened) (predicative) to be sick with fear/worryto be sick at heart [literary]estar muerto de miedo/preocupación3.2 (weary, fed up) See examples:to be sickestar muy angustiado
ofsomething/ -ingI'm sick and tired o sick to death of hearing thatestar harto dealgo/+ infinitiveI'm sick of the sight of that womanestoy absolutamente harto or [colloquial] hasta la coronilla de oír esoesa mujer me tiene harto
- 4(gruesome) (person/mind)(humor/joke)de muy mal gustoExample sentences
- Laughing at his own sick humour, Suarez ascended to the second level of the house, more designed to live in than the level below.
- We're also unmistakably in David Cronenberg territory here, but without the sick humour that usually goes with it.
- The sick charm of Keller is that he really does seem like a normal everyday person.
- But if you use that as an excuse to inflict pain on them, then you are sick and sadistic and motivated solely by bigotry.
- They are sick and depraved and have convinced themselves they are right and the rest of us are wrong.
- Apparently, there were some bogus calls that were made in to try and - you know, for whatever reason, some sick people would do that.
- 2 uncountable (vomit)(British English) [colloquial]a pool of sickExample sentences
- So, while I cleaned cat sick off the carpet Paul headed off home to finish putting his kitchen back together now that the painting is finished.
- The group are taken on a tour of Wimbledon tennis centre where they are made to wear all white and are force fed strawberries until they vomit red sick.
- I arrived downstairs find to both cats outside and a pile of sick in the middle of the sitting room carpet.
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