There are 2 main translations of enfermo in English:

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(-ma)

adjetivo/adjective

  • 1.1 [Medicina/Medicine] ill, sick no ha venido porque está enfermo he hasn't come because he's ill o unwell o sick está gravemente enfermo orenfermo de gravedad he's very sick, he's seriously ill está enferma de los nervios she suffers with o/or has trouble with her nerves cayó or (España/Spain) se puso enferma she fell o/or got ill, she got sick (inglés norteamericano/American English) poner enfermo a algn [familiar/colloquial] to get on sb's nerves [familiar/colloquial], to get sb [familiar/colloquial], to bug sb [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [eufemístico/euphemistic] (con la menstruación) estoy enferma I have got my period, it's the time of the month [eufemístico/euphemistic]

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There are 2 main translations of enfermo in English:

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nombre masculino, nombre femenino/masculine noun, feminine noun

  • se pasó la vida cuidando enfermos she spent her whole life caring for sick people enfermos del corazón people with heart trouble camas para los enfermos de cáncer beds for cancer sufferers o/or patients, beds for people suffering from cancer es un enfermo del Dr Moliner he's one of Dr Moliner's patients

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