Translation of sick in Spanish:
adjective -er, -est
- 1 (ill) to get sick (American English)enfermarse (Latin America)to report sickdar parte de enfermo or de enfermedadto be off sickestar ausente por enfermedadthey are sick with food poisoningtienen intoxicaciónsick building syndrome
están intoxicadossíndrome (masculine) del edificio enfermoto make somebody look sickhacer 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) tener ganas de vomitar or de devolverto be o get sick have you been sick? (British English) it makes me sick to my stomach
tener náuseasme da ganas de vomitar or de devolveryou make me sick!¡me das asco!it makes me sick the way she gets away with itme da rabia or (Latin America tb) me enferma cómo se sale con la suyahe's been promoted — makes you sick, doesn't it? [colloquial]lo 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/worryestar muerto de miedo/preocupaciónto be sick at heart [literary]estar muy angustiadoExample sentences3.2 (weary, fed up)to be sick
- 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.
ofsomething/ -ingestar hartoI'm sick and tired o sick to death of hearing that dealgo/+ infinitiveestoy absolutamente harto de oír esoestoy absolutamente hasta la coronilla de oír eso [colloquial]I'm sick of the sight of that womanesa mujer me tiene harto
- 4(gruesome) (person/mind)
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.
- 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.
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 2verb + adverb
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