- 1.1 (deny food) privar de comida a, hacer* pasar hambre a I'm starved (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] me muero de hambre, tengo un hambre canina [colloquial/familiar] to starve oneself pasar hambre to starve sb into surrender obligar* a algn a rendirse a causa del hambre they starved the rebels out esperaron a que el hambre obligara a los rebeldes a salir de su esconditeMore example sentences1.2 (deprive) to starve sth/sb
- Otherwise, we'd all have frozen and starved to death.
- A prisoner has starved to death after fasting for seven months, becoming the 48th person to die in hunger strikes protesting against changes to Turkey's prison system.
- There is no cause to regret the passing of that system - millions of peasants starved to death - and those who now point to the absence of school fees in that period are at any rate one-sided.
ofsth privar algo/ aalgn dealgo a child starved of love un niño privado de cariño to be starved for news/encouragement estar* sediento de noticias/apoyoMore example sentences
- Not a duff track among them, honestly, and the thing didn't even make it past 20 minutes, so naturally I was starved for more.
- Wavell believed that he was being starved of the necessary reinforcements which he believed he needed and he resigned in February 1942.
- Mullan speaks about his children with affection, something he was starved of by his own father, Charles.
- (die) morirse* de hambre; (feel hungry) pasar hambre they all starved (to death) todos se murieron de hambre or de inanición I'm starving (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] me muero de hambre, tengo un hambre canina [colloquial/familiar] he's starving for affection tiene sed de cariñoMore example sentences
- It was getting near to midday and I was starving hungry.
- I was ravenously starving all the time and I have nothing but admiration for people who manage this lifestyle.
- Everyone was famished, desperate and starving.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.