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sustantivo femenino

  • 1 1.1 (incomodidad, trastorno) siento causarte tantas molestias
    I'm sorry to be such a nuisance o to cause you so much trouble o to put you out like this
    perdona la molestia, pero … no es ninguna molestia, yo te llevo
    it's no trouble at all, I'll take you there
    ¿me podría cambiar el tenedor, si no es molestia?
    would you mind giving me a new fork, please?
    rogamos disculpen las molestias ocasionadas por el retraso [formal]
    we apologize for any inconvenience caused by the delay [formal]
    1.2 (trabajo) ¿para qué te has tomado la molestia?
    why did you bother to do that?
    you shouldn't have put yourself out
    molestia de + infinitivoahórrate la molestia de ir
    save yourself the trip
    se tomó la molestia de escribirnos a cada uno en particular
    she took the trouble to write to each of us individually
  • 2 (malestar) puede causar molestias estomacales
    it may cause stomach problems o upsets
    it may upset the stomach
    las molestias que suelen acompañar a los estados gripales
    the aches and pains often symptomatic of flu
    no es un dolor, solo una ligera molestia
    it's not a pain, just a slight feeling of discomfort
    a la primera molestia, me tomo un calmante
    as soon as it starts to hurt, I take a painkiller
Example sentences
  • Muchas gracias de ante mano y disculpe la molestia.
  • Les pedimos disculpas por las posibles molestias que ocasione este cambio de fecha.
  • Interpreto que su consumo le habría generado molestias digestivas.
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