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torment

Translation of torment in Spanish:

noun

uncountable and countableAmerican English: /ˈtɔrmɛnt/
British English: /ˈtɔːmɛnt/
  • these shoes are an absolute torment
    estos zapatos son un tormento or un martirio or un suplicio
    to be in torment
    sufrir mucho
    sufrir lo indecible
    he went through torment(s) when she left him
    sufrió lo indecible cuando lo dejó

transitive verb

American English: /tɔrˈmɛnt/
British English: /tɔːˈmɛnt/
  • (tease)
    tormented by remorse
    atormentado por los remordimientos
    Example sentences
    • Unfortunately, in spite of some progress, many of these kids are still tormented and teased.
    • Some are described as mischievous or ‘cheeky’ and like to annoy and torment people by taking things away or hiding them.
    • I only tell you this to assure you that many Mac people are near and dear to me and I would never do anything intentionally to taunt, tease or torment any of you.

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