Traducción de worm en Español:

worm

gusano, n.

Pronunciación /wərm//wəːm/

nombre

  • 1also earthworm

    gusano masculino
    lombriz (de tierra) femenino
    (as term of abuse) gusano masculino
    the worm turns la paciencia se agota / tiene un límite
    • Is that the best you could manage, George, you impotent worm?
    • Don't try anything, worm, I can kill you with my mind and I wouldn't break a sweat.
    • Even the lowliest worm may become a man, and even the weakest man can become a god.
    • ‘You despicable little worm,’ he snarled as he stomped into the house one day.
    • He threw one last glance in the direction she had gone before yelling ‘Come and get me, you worms!’
  • 2

    (maggot)
    gusano masculino
    • His body will decay slowly; bacteria, worms, fungus, and other things getting through the cheap coffin to the fermenting flesh inside.
    • It is also clear that the process of decay was thought to be harmful to the dead, and the action of worms in the corpse were thought to be as painful as a needle to the living flesh.
    • You're born, you live, you die, you're worm food - that's all.
    • I think he is worm food as he died of lung cancer at the age of 71.
  • 3worms plural

    Medicina
    lombrices femenino
    he never stops eating: he must have worms no para de comer, debe tener la (lombriz) solitaria
    • Parasitic worms have evolved with their human hosts over thousands of years, and as successful parasites, do not kill their hosts.
    • Garlic also helps knock out intestinal worms and other parasites.
    • Mature worms can live for up to 2 years in the intestine.
    • Apart from TB, the staff also discovered diseases resulting from unhygienic conditions, including diarrhea and intestinal worms.
    • Parasitic worms may be the commonest cause of chronic infection in humans.
    • But they have eye infections and all the other health risks associated with dirty water such as malaria and intestinal worms.
    • Internal parasites - worms - are one of the major problems facing the beef and dairy industries in both the United States and Brazil.
    • ‘There is a lot of malaria there, a lot of tuberculosis and a lot of intestinal worms in children,’ he said.
    • Consuming contaminated meat can lead to diarrhoea, intestinal worms or food poisoning and is especially dangerous for the very young or very old.
    • Have your dogs and cats treated regularly for worms, especially when they're young.
    • Garlic helps prevent and eliminate infections as well as destroys parasites, worms and viruses in addition to stimulating the immune function.
    • So infecting allergy suffers with parasitic worms could reduce their symptoms.
    • Consume these drinks now and then to avoid intestinal worms.
    • The research is based on knowledge that more than a third of the world's population harbor one or more of various types of intestinal worms.
    • So that's the slippery story on intestinal worms - you don't want them!
    • Other typically much larger organisms, including parasites such as lice, worms and scabies can also spread from person to person.
    • They are all sick with diarrhea, worms and scabies.
    • Bracken is cultivated commercially in America, Canada and Brazil as a remedy for bronchitis and parasitic worms.
    • They range in size from microscopic single-cell organisms to parasitic worms that can grow to several feet in length.
    • Did you know, for example, that in 17 th-century England, at least 80 per cent of the population had various kinds of internal parasitic worms?

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  • 1

    • 1.1to worm one's way(wriggle)

      he wormed his way along the tunnel atravesó el túnel arrastrándose
      • she wormed her way / herself into their confidence se ganó su confianza con astucia
      • how did he worm his way in? ¿cómo consiguió colarse?

    • 1.2

      to worm sth out of sb sonsacarle algo a algn
      • She wanted to immediately worm the answer out of the Baron, but he was busy speaking.
      • A lot of the data processing media or software that was in use just a few years ago is now so out of date that it is not easy to find equipment or programmes to worm their secrets out of them.
      • I tried to worm the answers out of William, who usually communicated with my uncle through a secure and private line.
      • Consorting with these monsters required all her self-control, but was worthwhile for the information she could worm out of them.
      • So he would go to children and try and worm these names out of them in a way which is deeply shocking to me.
      • "No matter what, don't let Terry worm it out of you," warned Izumi.
      • For a while, they wouldn't even tell me how many digits were involved but I wormed the information out of them that there were three more.
      • If anyone tries to worm this information out of you, they will not get it.
      • You've already wormed my name out of me; isn't that enough?
      • I asked him finally, deciding to worm an answer out of him now.
      • It took ages for Mum to worm it out of me between fits of mortified giggles.
      • Blanche wormed the details out of a very reluctant Stella with much coaxing and promising of new clothes.

  • 2

    Veterinaria
    (dog/cat) desparasitar
    worming powder vermífugo masculino
    • Molly has been desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, wormed, health checked and temperament tested and is ready for adoption from the League for just $125.00.
    • Obtain a list of the shots the puppy has been given and ask if he's been wormed.
    • The complainant explained that the sheep had recently been wormed and vaccinated so the meat is unfit for human consumption.
    • He's been wormed and treated for fleas and ticks.
    • She's been bathed, wormed and flead and now sleeps at the bottom of my son, Luke's, bed.
    • Pets come desexed, vaccinated, microchipped (vouchers are provided to be used at participating local vets), wormed and in good health.
    • The ponies need to be wormed and monitored regularly.
    • It's also a very good idea to have the cat wormed, vaccinated and treated for fleas and ear mites.
    • All the cats are desexed, vaccinated and wormed, and they make a great companion for a family or for someone living alone.
    • Some people worm their goats four times a year, others only once a year.
    • If your kitten was wormed during his first visit, the vet will give him his second worming.
    • Where necessary they are microchipped, de-fleaed, wormed and vaccinated and, if the owner agrees, neutered to avoid unwanted breeding.
    • Kitten (still nameless - after almost two weeks!) has got worms, even though we wormed her.
    • Adult dogs should be wormed at least once a year, and at least once every six months if in contact with children.
    • The council and Bayer are encouraging dog owners to clean up their pets' mess and put it in the bins provided, and make sure their dogs are regularly wormed.
    • Therefore if the dog owner is responsible and regularly worms their dog, this serious problem will not occur.
    • One more thing, if your cat is an indoor/outdoor cat, make sure he's regularly wormed.
    • Your vet will need to administer the shots, but you can worm the dog yourself.
    • But I had to desex mine, worm him, and I pay for his vet bills.