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upset / volcar
 
upset   [ʌpˈset]
upset   verb: past tense   past participle
A. -transitive verb
1. (=knock over)
[+object]   volcar,   tirar
[+liquid]   derramar,   tirar
[+boat]   volcar
a. to upset the applecart   desbaratar los planes,   desbaratar el tinglado *
2. (=distress)   afectar
(=hurt, make sad)   disgustar
(=offend)   ofender,   disgustar
·the news upset her a lot
·la noticia la afectó mucho
·it upset me that he forgot my birthday
·me disgustó que se olvidara de mi cumpleaños
·I didn't mean to upset her
·no quería ofenderla or disgustarla
a. people who are [easily] upset may prefer not to watch =   puede que las personas que se impresionen feminineácilmente prefieran no mirar
b. to upset [o.noun.]
·you'll only upset yourself if you see him
·no haránoun masculineánoun que cogerte un disgusto si te ves con él
·there now, don't upset yourself
·venga, no te disgustes
3. (=disrupt)
[+plans, calculations]   dar al traste con,   desbaratar
·this could upset the [balance] of power in the region
·esto podría alterar el equilibrio de poderes en la regiónoun
4. (=make ill)   sentar mal a,   enfermar Latin America
·garlic upsets me/my stomach
·el ajo no me sienta bien
B. -adjective
1. (=distressed)   alterado
(=hurt, sad)   disgustado
(=offended)   ofendido,   disgustado
(=annoyed)   molesto
·he'noun upset that you didn't tell him
·se disgustó or se molestó porque no se lo dijiste
a. she'noun upset [about] failing =   está disgustada por haber suspendido
·what are you so upset about?
·¿qué es lo que te ha disgustado tanto?
b. to [get] upset
(=distressed)   alterarse
(=hurt)   disgustarse
(=offended)   ofenderse
(=annoyed)   enfadarse
·don't get upset, they didn't take anything
·no te alteres, no se llevaron nada
·she gets upset when she sees anyone suffering
·la afecta mucho ver a alguien sufriendo,   lo pasa muy mal or sufre mucho si ve a alguien sufriendo
·he gets very upset if I don't ring him every day
se pone fatal or lo pasa fatal si no lo llamo todos los días *
2. [ˈʌpset]
(=sick)
a. I have an upset [stomach] =   tengo el estómago revuelto
C. [ˈʌpset]   -noun
1. (=disturbance)   contratiempo (m)
·she has had to deal with many upsets in her personal life
·su vida ha estado llena de contratiempos or reveses
·she has had her fair share of upsets in the past few weeks
·ya ha tenido bastantes disgustos en las últimas semanas
·people who are prone to emotional upsets
·las personas propensas a trastornos emocionales
2. (Sport, politics)
(=unexpected result)   derrota (f) sorpresa
3. (=illness)   malestar (m)
a. [stomach] upset =   malestar (m) de estómago
·to have a stomach upset
·tener el estómago revuelto
D. [ˈʌpset]
-compound
·upset price   -noun
(especially Scotland, United States)   precio (m) masculineínimo,   precio (m) de reserva
 
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