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thrill

Pronunciation: /θrɪl/

Translation of thrill in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (tremor, wave) he felt a thrill of fear se estremeció de miedo just thinking about it sent a thrill down his spine se estremecía de solo pensarlo 1.2 (excitement) all the thrills and spills of Formula One racing todas las emociones de las carreras de Fórmula Uno meeting her was a real thrill fue verdaderamente emocionante conocerla, me hizo mucha ilusión conocerla (Spain/España) what a thrill! ¡qué emoción! he gets a thrill out of the kids' enjoyment él goza con que los niños disfruten he got a cheap thrill out of spying on them se excitaba or se regodeaba espiándolos

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • emocionar it thrilled me to think that … me emocionaba or (in Spain also/en España también) me hacía mucha ilusión pensar que … the prospect doesn't exactly thrill me la verdad es que la perspectiva no me entusiasma

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • to thrill to sth estremecerse* con algo

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