- 1.1 gusano (m), lombriz (f) (de tierra); (as term of abuse) gusano (m) the worm turns la paciencia se agota or tiene un límiteMore example sentences1.2 (maggot) gusano (m)
More example sentences1.3
- He threw one last glance in the direction she had gone before yelling ‘Come and get me, you worms!’
- Is that the best you could manage, George, you impotent worm?
- ‘You despicable little worm,’ he snarled as he stomped into the house one day.
(worms pl)[Med] lombrices (fpl) he never stops eating: he must have worms no para de comer, debe tener la (lombriz) solitariaMore example sentences
- It is also clear that the process of decay was thought to be harmful to the dead, and the action of worms in the corpse were thought to be as painful as a needle to the living flesh.
- You're born, you live, you die, you're worm food - that's all.
- I think he is worm food as he died of lung cancer at the age of 71.
- Consuming contaminated meat can lead to diarrhoea, intestinal worms or food poisoning and is especially dangerous for the very young or very old.
- Internal parasites - worms - are one of the major problems facing the beef and dairy industries in both the United States and Brazil.
- Garlic also helps knock out intestinal worms and other parasites.
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.
- 1 1.1 (wriggle) to worm one's way (+ adv compl) he wormed his way along the tunnel atravesó el túnel arrastrándose she wormed her way o herself into their confidence se ganó su confianza con astucia how did he worm his way in? ¿cómo consiguió colarse? [familiar/colloquial] 1.2to worm sth
out ofsb [secret/information] sonsacarle* algo aalgnMore example sentences
- For a while, they wouldn't even tell me how many digits were involved but I wormed the information out of them that there were three more.
- If anyone tries to worm this information out of you, they will not get it.
- Blanche wormed the details out of a very reluctant Stella with much coaxing and promising of new clothes.
- 2 [Vet Sci] [dog/cat] desparasitar worming powder vermífugo (m), vermicida (m)More example sentences
- If your kitten was wormed during his first visit, the vet will give him his second worming.
- Your vet will need to administer the shots, but you can worm the dog yourself.
- He's been wormed and treated for fleas and ticks.