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wearing
American English: /wɛrɪŋ/
British English: /ˈwɛərɪŋ/

Translation of wearing in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (tiring, tiresome)
    (journey)
    cansado or (South America) cansador or (Colombia) (Venezuela) cansón
    Example sentences
    • Fishing the bigger French lakes can be physically wearing and damned hard work.
    • Asked if the lack of recuperation time between the seasons is a wearing experience, Foster gives a definitive yes.
    • What might be a lot of fun at a rum-fuelled street party makes for a sometimes wearing experience in other contexts.
  • 2 (damaging)to be wearing on somethingit's less wearing on the engine
    desgasta menos el motor
    es menos perjudicial para el motor
    it's very wearing on the nerves
    te saca de quicio
    te pone los nervios de punta

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