There are 4 main translations of bore in Spanish:

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bore 1

American English: /bɔr/
British English: /bɔː/

transitive verb

  • (well/shaft/tunnel)
    they bored a hole into the rock
    hicieron una perforación en la roca
    we bored our way through the crowd
    nos abrimos paso entre la muchedumbre
    his eyes were boring a hole in me
    me traspasaba con la mirada
    Example sentences
    • He has a story for each tool he demonstrates, be it a drill that bores square holes or a spill plane.
    • Unfortunately, the head was attached to his body, which as a unit had rented the apartment under hers and had bored a hole in the ceiling for stalking purposes.
    • He was staring at a tree that the rock had bored a hole through.

intransitive verb

  • they are boring for oil/water
    están haciendo perforaciones en busca de petróleo/agua

noun

  • 1 (diameter of cylinder, pipe, gun barrel) small-bore weapons
    armas (feminine plural) de pequeño calibre
    12-bore shotgun (British English)
    escopeta (feminine) de calibre 12
    Example sentences
    • Barrels have ventilated ribs, hard-chromed bores, interchangeable choke tubes (three provided) and lengthened forcing cones to reduce recoil.
    • The inside bore might be 12 in, but the barrels are well over a metre in diameter at the base.
    • The bore of the Browning barrel was mirror smooth from one end to the other.
    Example sentences
    • It is also available as a shotgun in 12 and 20 gauge, and .410 bore.
    • The traditional .22 rifle has been replaced by a choice of Browning automatic handgun or sawn-off 12 bore shotgun.
    • In its shotgun line, it has added a 28 gauge and .410 bore to its series.
  • 2 (hole)
    Example sentences
    • Lighting control panels are being installed in the portal equipment rooms, in niches along the length of the tunnel, and in the passageways connecting the bores.
    • The firm wanted to eliminate building mandatory escape cross tunnels between bores, a job requiring tricky ground freezing, says Harnois.
    • Despite all the difficulties the two ends of the tunnel bore met as planned in 1916.

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bore 2
American English: /bɔr/
British English: /bɔː/

noun

  • 1.1
    (dull person)
    pesado, (-da) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial]
    you're being a bore!
    ¡mira que eres plomo or pesado! [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • I think he has simply demonstrated once again why he has become such a crashing bore.
    • At a deeper level, it seems to me that he is a world-class crashing bore.
    • The days of desperately trying to escape the clutches of some crashing bore in the corner of a nightclub are long gone.
    Example sentences
    • Instead, it's a tedious and meretricious bore, and those are the worst kind.
    • The course can sometimes be a bore but I find the major subjects quite interesting.
    • Will's columns can sometimes be a bore, ripping a social healthcare program here and our educational system's shortcomings there.
    1.2 (especially British English) (annoying thing) See examples:what a bore your having to go so soon!
    ¡qué fastidio or qué lata que te tengas que ir tan pronto! [colloquial]

transitive verb

  • (weary) I'm not boring you, am I?
    no te estaré aburriendo, ¿no?
    opera bores me stiff o (in British English also) rigid
    la ópera me aburre mortalmente or soberanamente
    I'm bored stiff
    estoy más aburrida que una ostra
    the lecture bored me to death o tears
    la conferencia fue aburridísima or me aburrió hasta decir basta
    Example sentences
    • Oh please, Damion, your insults are so dull it bores me.
    • It's a pretty good story, actually, though I get bored by cards very quickly.
    • I'll give it a go next week, but imagine that this will quickly bore me.

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bore 3
American English: /bɔr/
British English: /bɔː/

noun

  • (Geography) (tidal wave)
    macareo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The largest bores occur on 25 days a year, in the morning and evening, with biggest bores on tides over 32’.
    • Experiments in a laboratory wave tank show that interactions between bores refracted by a prowlike beach can produce jets in which the velocity is nearly twice the bore's phase speed.
    • On the Shubenacadie River, the tidal bore and rapidly rising tide results in extremely turbulent waters.

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bore 4
American English: /bɔr/
British English: /bɔː/

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