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gripe

Pronunciation: /graɪp/

Translation of gripe in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (complaint) [colloquial/familiar] queja (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • These are all relatively minor gripes, admittedly.
    • Our minor gripes were far out-weighed by some superb service and good quality food.
    • Though it seemed a legitimate gripe, complaining did no good.
  • 2
    (gripes plural)
    (stomach pain) retorcijones (masculine plural) or (Spain/España) retortijones (masculine plural)
    Example sentences
    • Plenty of time for late night blogging while coping with teething, chronic gripe and insomnia from 4am feeds.
    • Andres was suffering from gripe and sinus problems for a couple weeks.
    • When I brought him home he slept and then he started to cry loudly and I thought he had gripe.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] it gripes me to see the way he eats me da asco verlo comer

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