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yawn

Pronunciation: /jɔːn/

Translation of yawn in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [person/animal] bostezar*
    Example sentences
    • Tinara opened her mouth to reply, but she suddenly put a hand to her mouth and yawned.
    • Alexis felt a compelling need to yawn but as she opened her mouth the arm tightened.
    • As it hits the back of your mouth or throat try yawning, as this action will open up your throat.
    1.2 [pit/hole/chasm] [literary/literario], abrirse*
    Example sentences
    • She would have to pass through great agony to become a part of the great yawning nothingness.
    • Does one plug on, rounding out characters, filling in the yawning chasms in the plot?
    • The void between rich and poor is now a yawning chasm and home ownership is but a dream for most young couples.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • decir* bostezando or con un bostezo

noun/nombre

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