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sad / triste
sad   [sæd]
A. -adjective
sadder   comparative
saddest   superlative
1. (=unhappy)   [person, eyes, smile]   triste
·I'masculine sad [that] I won't be able to play football any more
·estoy triste porque no voy a poder volver a jugar al feminineútbol,   me entristece no poder volver a jugar al feminineútbol
a. we were sad [about] or [at] the news of her illness =   nos entristeció or nos apenó enterarnos de su enfermedad
b. to [become] sad =   entristecerse,   ponerse triste
c. to [feel] sad =   sentirse triste,   estar triste
d. to [grow] sad   to become sad
e. to be sad at [heart] =   estar profundamente triste,   tener el corazónoun oprimido
f. to [make] somebody sad =   entristecer or poner triste a somebody, someone
g. he left a sadder and a [wiser] man =   cuando se marchó era un hombre escarmentado
2. (=distressing)   [story, occasion, loss]   triste   [news]   malo,   triste
a. it is my sad [duty] to inform you that ... =   tengo el penoso deber de informarle de que ...
b. the sad [fact] or [truth] is that ... =   la triste realidad es que ...
c. [how] sad! =   ¡qué triste!,   ¡qué pena!
d. it is sad to [see] such expertise wasted =   es lamentable or da pena ver tanta pericia echada a perder
e. it was a sad [sight] =   era una triste escena
3. (=deplorable)   [situation, state of affairs]   lamentable,   penoso
a. it'noun a sad [business] =   es un asunto lamentable
b. a sad [mistake] =   un error lamentable
c. sad to [say] =   lamentablemente
4. pejorative
(=pathetic)   [performance, attempt, joke]   penoso
a. what sad [people] they must be if they have to complain about a little innocent fun =   si se quejan de que la gente lo pase bien un rato es realmente como para tenerles pena
B. -compound
·sad sack   *   -noun
(United States)   inútil (m) / inútil masculine and feminine (f)
SAD   [sæd]   -noun abbreviation   seasonal affective disorder
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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