Translation of apuro in English:

apuro

m

  • 1 (vergüenza) ¡qué apuro! how embarrassing! ¡qué apuro me hiciste pasar! you really embarrassed me me daba apuro pedirle más dinero I was too embarrassed to ask him for more money
  • 2 (aprieto, dificultad) se vio en apuros he found himself in a predicament o a difficult situation o a tight spot está en un gran apuro she's in an awful situation o/or a terrible predicament me sacó del apuro prestándome el dinero he got me out of it o/or off the hook by lending me the money no lo tires que pueda servir para sacar del apuro don't throw it away it might come in handy o/or (inglés británico/British English) useful me puso en un apuro cuando me lo preguntó she put me in a real predicament o/or in an awkward position by asking me pasaron muchos apuros para salvar el negocio they had an uphill struggle o/or they went through a lot to save the business se ven en apuros para controlarlos they have a lot of trouble controlling them

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