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muerte

Translation of muerte in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 1 (de un ser vivo) muerte natural/repentina
    natural/sudden death
    el veneno le produjo la muerte instantánea
    the poison killed him instantly
    200 personas encontraron la muerte en el incendio
    200 people lost their lives o [literario] met their death in the fire
    condenado a muerte
    sentenced to death
    amenaza de muerte hasta que la muerte nos separe a la muerte de su padre heredó una fortuna
    she inherited a fortune on her father's death o when her father died
    herido de muerte
    fatally wounded
    me dio un susto de muerte [familiar]
    she scared the living daylights out of me [familiar]
    she scared me to death [familiar]
    luchó or se debatió varios días con la muerte
    he was at death's door o fighting for his life for several days
    odiar a muerte cada muerte de obispo (América Latina) [familiar] de mala muerte [familiar]
    (pensión)
    grotty [familiar]
    cheesy (inglés norteamericano) [familiar]
    es un pueblo de mala muerte
    it's a dump o a hole [familiar]
    it's a really grotty place
    ser de muerte lenta (Venezuela) [familiar]
    to be fantastic [familiar]
    ser la muerte
    [familiar] (ser atroz) to be hell o murder [familiar]
    (ser estupendo) to be great o fantastic [familiar]
    meterse de profesor es la muerte en vida
    it's murder going into teaching [familiar]
    se cree/te crees la muerte
    he thinks he's/you think you're the bee's knees o the cat's whiskers [familiar]
  • 2 (homicidio) lo acusan de la muerte de tres personas
    he is accused of killing three people o of causing the deaths of three people
    dar muerte a alguien [formal]
    to kill somebody

Compounds

muerte asistida

muerte cerebral

muerte clínica

  • certificaron la muerte clínica dos horas despúes
    he/she was pronounced clinically dead two hours later

muerte de cuna

muerte súbita

muerte violenta

Example sentences
  • Por tener que vivir estamos ocasionando nuestra propia muerte.
  • Se derrumbó un prestigio en un hotel de mala muerte.
  • Hace un par de semanas se cumplieron 10 años del aniversario de la muerte del destacado escritor César Calvo Soriano.

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