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frantic
American English: /ˈfræn(t)ɪk/
British English: /ˈfrantɪk/

Translation of frantic in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (very worried) they were frantic with worry
    estaban desesperados de la preocupación
    Example sentences
    • Many customers eagerly signed up because their pets had been made frantic with fear by the noise of fireworks.
    • This time, however, he failed to return and his mother is frantic with worry about his safety.
    • I have been speaking to his dad and he and his wife are just frantic with worry, they can't sleep or eat.
  • 2 (desperate)
    (effort/struggle/search)
    desesperado
    Example sentences
    • In the latter stages they attempted a frantic counter-attack but the ball play was feeble.
    • She was quickly discovered after a frantic search, bleeding and shocked.
    • The men noticed the boy was missing and after a frantic search they discovered his body in the river.
  • 3 (frenzied, hectic)
    (activity)
    frenético
    to drive somebody frantic
    poner frenético a alguien
    sacar de quicio a alguien
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