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strained / tenso
 
strained   [streɪnd]   -adjective
1. (=tense)   [person]   tenso   [face]   crispado   [voice, laugh, jollity, politeness]   forzado   [atmosphere, relations, silence]   tirante,   tenso
·she gave a strained laugh
·forzó una risa,   se rió con una risa forzada
2. [wrist, ankle]   torcido   [eyes]   cansado   [voice]   cansado
·a strained muscle
·un esguince
·he has a strained shoulder/back
·tiene una lesiónoun en un hombro/en la espalda
3. (=overtaxed)   [economy]   debilitado
4. (culinary, cooking )   [baby food]   pasado por el pasapurénoun or el tamiz   [soup, gravy]   colado   [yoghurt]   espeso
 
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