Translation of trouble in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable and countable 1.1 (problems, difficulties)problemas (masculine plural)(problem)family/financial troubleshe's having man troubleproblemas familiares/económicosyour troubles are overtiene penas de amoresthat's the least of my troublesse te acabaron los problemasthe government is heading for big troubleeso es lo de menoshere comes trouble!el gobierno se está metiendo en una buena [colloquial]this could mean trouble¡estamos arreglados or (in Spain also) aviados! ¡mira quién viene! [colloquial]talking to her like that is just asking for troublepuede que esto traiga colathe company's in terrible troublehablarle así es buscarse problemas or [colloquial] es tener ganas de meterse en líosif you're ever in trouble …la empresa está pasando unas dificultades tremendasto get into trouble (into difficulties)si alguna vez estás en apuros …meterse en problemas or en líos(to become pregnant) [euphemistic]to get somebody into troublequedar or (Spain) quedarse embarazadato get a girl into trouble [euphemistic]meter a alguien en problemas or líosto get somebody out of troubledejar embarazada a una chicadejar a una chica con encargo (Latin America) [colloquial] [euphemistic]to cause o give somebody troublesacar a alguien de apuros or aprietosto have trouble with somebody/somethingcausarle problemas a alguiendarle dolores de cabeza a alguiento have troubletener problemas con alguien/algo
-inghe has trouble walkingI had trouble putting it togetherle cuesta caminarwe had no trouble finding itme costó armarloto keep o stay out of troublelo encontramos sin problemasto make trouble for oneselfno meterse en problemas or líoswe'd reached Munich when we ran into troublecrearse problemaswhat's the trouble?habíamos llegado a Munich cuando empezaron los problemasthe trouble is …¿qué pasa?the trouble with him is he never stops talkinglo que pasa es que …el problema es que …that's the troublesu problema es que no para de hablarese es el problemaeso es lo que pasaExample sentences1.2 (illness) See examples: stomach/heart trouble
my liver is giving me troubleproblemas (masculine plural) or trastornos (masculine plural) estomacales or de estómago/cardíacos or de corazónwhat seems to be the trouble?ando fastidiado del hígado¿qué síntomas tiene?
- I knew, that in our society, I would be labelled a "bad girl" who got herself into trouble.
- Families went to great lengths to avoid neighbors and friends finding out their daughter had ‘got herself into trouble’.
- Oh dear, she's gone the next step and got herself into trouble.
- 2 uncountable (effort) I thanked her for her troublenothing is too much trouble for himle di las gracias por la molestiadon't let me put you to any troublees de lo más servicialpara él nada es mucha molestiait's not worth the troubleno quiero ocasionarle ninguna molestiathanks very much — it's no trouble!no vale or no merece la penaif you're sure it's no troublemuchas gracias — ¡no hay de qué!you shouldn't have gone to the trouble of doing itsi no es molestiadon't go to any troubleno deberías haberte molestado en hacerloshe didn't even take the trouble to read itno te compliques demasiadoto take trouble over somethingni siquiera se molestó en leerloni siquiera se tomó el trabajo de leerloesmerarse or poner cuidado en algoExample sentences
- Carson had gone to a lot of trouble to make sure that things would be near perfect.
- Their most recent research found people felt recycling was inconvenient and too much trouble.
- I refused to put him to any trouble on my account.
- 3 uncountable (strife, unrest) (often plural) there was trouble in town last nightindustrial/racial troubleshubo disturbios en la ciudad anochethe troubles in Northern Irelandconflictos (masculine plural) laborales/racialesto cause troublelos disturbios de Irlanda del Norteto look for troublecausar problemasarmar líos [colloquial]buscar camorraExample sentences
- Others face pressures which can affect their commitment to college, such as financial difficulties, housing problems, or troubles at home.
- So, travelers from both sides suffer lots of troubles and inconveniences, such as difficulties in booking seats and paying overly expensive rates.
- The troubles and tribulations of parents to equip their wards for their examination and mushroom growth of coaching centres do not augur well for students, parents or society.
- The smoking ban has caused little trouble in our local public houses.
- Among the highlights were crowd trouble, arrests and the inevitable tabloid furore that accompanies such incidents.
- Offenders could face fines of up to £500 and Rochdale council can ban alcohol in public places where trouble is rife.
- 1.1 (worry) what's troubling you?she was troubled by the thought that …¿qué te pasa?¿qué es lo que te preocupa?don't let it trouble you 1.2 (bother) don't trouble yourselfla inquietaba or le preocupaba pensar que …I'm sorry to trouble youno se molestemay I trouble you for a light?perdone or disculpe la molestiato trouble to +¿sería tan amable de darme fuego?
infinitiveyou'd know if you'd troubled to find outmolestarse en+ infinitivetomarse el trabajo de+ infinitivelo sabrías si te hubieras molestado en averiguarloExample sentences
Example sentences1.3 (cause discomfort) my back is troubling me
- He went to trial a broken man, depressed and troubled by acute anxieties.
- Denial is a powerful emotional defence against acknowledging painful, distressing or troubling knowledge.
- Others have come home deeply distressed and troubled by what they witnessed.
he's troubled by migrainestengo problemas de espaldasufre de or [formal] padece jaquecasExample sentences
- I am accustomed to facing a wall of silence from academics I challenge, thus my surprise that you have troubled to answer.
- Alison rolled her eyes, not bothering to trouble with an answer the second time.
- In this case, where Chomsky makes an extreme assertion without troubling to give a source at all, it requires examining a large amount of material to come to a conclusion.
- Randy was troubled by back pain at times.
- The pain was troubling him towards the latter stages but with a week to recover to the next game, he has the time to mend properly.
- He looked paler and sweatier than usual, and one leg seemed to trouble him a bit.
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