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American English: /θroʊz/
British English: /θrəʊz/

Translation of throes in Spanish:

plural noun death throes

  • 1 to be in one's (death) throes or in the throes of death
    estar agonizando
    the empire was in its final (death) throes
    el imperio agonizaba
    Example sentences
    • Do you think we are seeing the empire in its death throes?
    • If you look at what the dictionary says about throes, it can still be a violent period - the throes of a revolution.
    • Unable to bear the death throes of her love affair, she becomes by turns desperate and tenacious, acting out with unbridled fury.
  • 2in the throes ofa woman in the throes of childbirth
    una mujer en trance de dar a luz
    the country was in the throes of civil war
    el país estaba sumido en una guerra civil
    they were in the throes of an argument
    estaban en medio de una discusión
    we were in the throes of moving house
    estábamos en plena mudanza
    estábamos en tren de mudarnos de casa (Río de la Plata)
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