worry

worry
1. verb
1) (to (cause to) feel anxious: His dangerous driving worries me; His mother is worried about his education; There's no need to worry just because he's late.) preocupar(se)
2) (to annoy; to distract: Don't worry me just now - I'm busy!) molestar, estorbar
3) (to shake or tear with the teeth etc as a dog does its prey etc.) acosar, perseguir, atacar

2. noun
((a cause of) anxiety: That boy is a constant (source of) worry to his mother!; Try to forget your worries.) preocupación
worry1 n preocupación
my father has a lot of worries mi padre tiene muchas preocupaciones
El plural de worry se escribe worries
worry2 vb preocupar / preocuparse
don't worry, everything will be all right no te preocupes, todo saldrá bien
El pasado y participio pasado de worry se escribe worried; el gerundio se escribe worrying
worry
tr['wʌrɪ]
noun (pl worries)
1 (state, feeling) preocupación nombre femenino, inquietud nombre femenino, intranquilidad nombre femenino; (problem) preocupación nombre femenino, problema nombre masculino; (responsibility) responsabilidad nombre femenino
it's a worry to me me preocupa
money worries problemas económicos
that's the least of my worries eso es lo que menos me preocupa
transitive verb (pt & pp worried, ger worrying)
1 inquietar, preocupar
I don't want to worry you no quiero preocuparte
2 (annoy, disturb) molestar
3 (of dog) acosar, perseguir
intransitive verb
1 inquietarse, preocuparse (about/over, por)
there's nothing to worry about no tiene por qué preocuparse
don't worry about me no te preocupes por mí
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
not to worry es igual, no importa, déjalo
to worry oneself about somebody/something preocuparse por alguien/algo
worry beads sarta de cuentas
worry ['wəri] v, -ried ; -rying vt
: preocupar, inquietar
worry vi
: preocuparse, inquietarse, angustiarse
worry n, pl -ries : preocupación f , inquietud f , angustia f
worry
v.
angustiar v.
aquejar v.
asurar v.
avisparse v.
desasosegar v.
escarabajear v.
inquietar v.
intranquilizar v.
molestar v.
morder sacudiendo v.
preocupar v.
preocuparse v.
rebotar v.
zozobrar v.
n.
ansiedad s.f.
cuita s.f.
desasosiego s.m.
disgusto s.m.
inquietud s.f.
miramiento s.m.
preocupación s.f.
presura s.f.
sinsabor s.m.
zozobra s.f.
'wɜːri, 'wʌri
I
noun (pl -ries)
a) c (trouble, problem) preocupación f

that's the least of our worries — eso es lo que menos nos preocupa

financial worries — problemas mpl económicos

our eldest son is a great worry to us — nuestro hijo mayor nos da or nos causa muchas preocupaciones

b) u (distress, anxiety) preocupación f, inquietud f

this has been a great source of worry to her — esto la ha tenido muy preocupada or inquieta


II
1.
-ries, -rying, -ried transitive verb
1) (trouble) preocupar, inquietar

I don't want to worry him — no quiero preocuparlo or inquietarlo

what's worrying you? — ¿qué es lo que te preocupa?

I don't want to worry you with my problems — no te quiero molestar con mis problemas

2)
a) (harass, attack) \<\<dog\>\> \<\<sheep\>\> acosar
b) (work on) \<\<dog\>\> \<\<bone\>\> juguetear con

2.
vi preocuparse, inquietarse

there's no need to worry — no hay por qué preocuparse

not to worry — (BrE) no te preocupes

shall I wash the dishes? - no, don't worry — ¿quieres que lave los platos? - no, no te molestes

to worry ABOUT something/somebody — preocuparse por algo/alguien

I worry about her living on her own — me preocupa que viva sola

I still owe you some money - no, don't worry about it — aún te debo dinero - no, déjalo

['wʌrɪ]
1. N
1) (=thing to worry about) preocupación f

he hasn't any worries — no tiene ninguna preocupación

his worries were completely unfounded — estaba preocupado sin razón

he may have damaged his spine, which is a worry — puede que se haya dañado la columna, lo que es causa or motivo de preocupación

my son has always been a worry to me — mi hijo siempre me ha causado preocupaciones

it's a great worry to us all — es una gran preocupación para todos nosotros, nos preocupa mucho a todos

financial worries — problemas mpl económicos, problemas mpl de dinero

that's the least of my worries — eso es lo que menos me preocupa, eso es lo de menos

2) (=anxiety) preocupación f , inquietud f

she has caused me a great deal or a lot of worry — me ha tenido muy preocupado or inquieto, me ha dado muchas preocupaciones

to make o.s. sick with worry — preocuparse muchísimo

to be frantic or out of one's mind or sick with worry * — estar preocupadísimo

source of worry — motivo m de preocupación

2. VT
1) (=cause concern to) preocupar

what's worrying you? — ¿qué es lo que te preocupa?

that phone call has been worrying me all day — esa llamada de teléfono me ha tenido preocupado todo el día

that doesn't worry me in the least — eso no me preocupa en absoluto

to worry o.s. about sth — preocuparse por algo

don't worry your head! * — ¡no le des muchas vueltas!, ¡no te calientes la cabeza! *

to worry o.s. over sth — preocuparse por algo

to worry o.s. sick about sth * — preocuparse muchísimo por algo

2) (=bother) molestar

the cold doesn't worry me — el frío no me molesta

that doesn't worry me in the least — eso me trae absolutamente sin cuidado

I don't want to worry you with my problems but ... — no te quiero cargar or molestar con mis problemas pero ...

don't worry yourself with the details — no te preocupes por los detalles

3) (=fear)

they worry that extremists might gain control — temen que los extremistas se hagan con el control, los preocupa que los extremistas se hagan con el control

4) (=play with, harry) [dog] [+ bone] mordisquear, juguetear con; [+ sheep] acosar
5) (=fiddle with) [+ object] juguetear con; [+ problem] dar vueltas a

he kept worrying the loose tooth with his tongue — no dejaba de toquetearse con la lengua el diente que tenía flojo

3. VI
1) (=be anxious) preocuparse

he worries a lot — se preocupa mucho

don't worry! — ¡no te preocupes!

I'll punish him if I catch him, don't you worry! — ¡si lo pillo lo castigaré, que no te quepa duda!

to worry about sth/sb — preocuparse por algo/algn

there's nothing to worry about — no hay por qué preocuparse

that's nothing to worry about — no hay que preocuparse por eso

don't worry about me — no te preocupes por mí

I've got quite enough to worry about without that — tengo ya bastantes problemas para preocuparme por eso

she worries about her health — le preocupa su salud

not to worry! * — ¡no pasa nada!, ¡no te preocupes!

to worry over sth/sb — preocuparse por algo/algn

2) (=bother) molestarse

don't worry, I'll do it — no te molestes, yo lo haré

3)

to worry at sth — [dog] mordisquear algo, juguetear con algo; [person] (=fiddle with) juguetear con algo

to worry at a problem — dar vueltas a un problema

4.
CPD

worry beads NPLsarta de cuentas con la que se juguetea para calmar los nervios

worry lines NPLarrugas en la frente debidas a la preocupación

* * *
['wɜːri, 'wʌri]
I
noun (pl -ries)
a) c (trouble, problem) preocupación f

that's the least of our worries — eso es lo que menos nos preocupa

financial worries — problemas mpl económicos

our eldest son is a great worry to us — nuestro hijo mayor nos da or nos causa muchas preocupaciones

b) u (distress, anxiety) preocupación f, inquietud f

this has been a great source of worry to her — esto la ha tenido muy preocupada or inquieta


II
1.
-ries, -rying, -ried transitive verb
1) (trouble) preocupar, inquietar

I don't want to worry him — no quiero preocuparlo or inquietarlo

what's worrying you? — ¿qué es lo que te preocupa?

I don't want to worry you with my problems — no te quiero molestar con mis problemas

2)
a) (harass, attack) \<\<dog\>\> \<\<sheep\>\> acosar
b) (work on) \<\<dog\>\> \<\<bone\>\> juguetear con

2.
vi preocuparse, inquietarse

there's no need to worry — no hay por qué preocuparse

not to worry — (BrE) no te preocupes

shall I wash the dishes? - no, don't worry — ¿quieres que lave los platos? - no, no te molestes

to worry ABOUT something/somebody — preocuparse por algo/alguien

I worry about her living on her own — me preocupa que viva sola

I still owe you some money - no, don't worry about it — aún te debo dinero - no, déjalo


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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