In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(cause pain)you're hurting her/me! — ¡le/me estás haciendo daño!
- my foot is hurting me — me duele el pie
- my feet are hurting me — me duelen los pies
- They would hurt you till you cry out then hurt you even worse so you are begging for the previous pain because it hurt less.
- The pain is constant and hurts the worst where the object is pressing on your head.
- Injuries may hurt but the pain of not being able to reach his own exacting standards would be harder to deal with.
- Wow, I must have awesome pain tolerance if it hurts him that much.
- The man, who was not wearing a cycle helmet, was seriously hurt, but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
- Xander got up slowly, a terrible blazing pain hurting his left arm.
- On top of that, they're going to get a lot of guys back defensively who have been hurt by nagging injuries.
- I was scared at the start but after a while you get used to the pain - you hurt your shins all the time.
- Strange as it seems, self-injurers feel little or no pain when they hurt themselves.
- Adam pulled her down beside him and tried to turn toward her, but cried out in pain as he hurt his side.
- Despite being seriously hurt, their injuries are not life-threatening, and their families are with them at the hospital.
- You know the birth is going to hurt - more pain than you can ever imagine.
- Not doing physical activity or trying to do too much can hurt chronic pain patients.
- It was one of those spectacular injuries that doesn't hurt much but involves impressive blood loss that actually drips on to the ground.
- The pain did not hurt him, rather it woke him up from a trancelike state of hopelessness.
- The paramedic who rushed to the scene of the injury was himself hurt when a cupboard fell on his back while he was putting a fluid line into the hand of one of the injured shoppers.
- The pain hurt Spinner, but his mind was in a daze so bad that he was almost numbed.
- But I'm not into hurting him - inflicting pain is just not right for me.
- The driver was badly hurt, but his injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.
- His injuries hurt him, but one of them had to be able to walk out of there.
1.2(injure)I hurt my ankle — me lastimé el tobillo Latin America
- 50 hurt in rail crash — 50 heridos en accidente ferroviario
- to hurt oneself — lastimarse
- to get hurt — lastimarse
- be careful! you'll hurt yourself — ten cuidado, te vas a lastimar
- I'm not badly hurt — no me he hecho mucho daño
- 50 passengers were badly hurt — 50 pasajeros resultaron gravemente heridos
- nobody got hurt — a nadie le pasó nada
2.1(distress emotionally)I've been hurt too often — me han hecho sufrir demasiadas veces
- you're bound to get hurt — terminarás sufriendo
- their remarks hurt me deeply — lo que dijeron me dolió / me lastimó mucho
- I'm sorry if I've hurt your feelings — siento haberte ofendido
- he didn't want to hurt anybody's feelings — no quería herir susceptibilidades
- He jumped about a foot into the air, startled that a girl he had hurt so badly in the past could still have any feelings for him.
- Their paranoia is discrediting them, burning bridges, and hurting us.
- It was always painful to hurt other people's feelings, and to destroy their hopes along with it.
- It hurts me sore to say it, but, however she got there, we heard or saw nothing.
2.2(affect adversely)perjudicarit won't hurt him to have to cook his own breakfast — no se va a morir por tener que prepararse el desayuno
- Nonethless, it is still far too high, and the exchange rate is hurting NZ exporters.
- Higher interest rates can hurt stocks because they raise the cost of borrowing to expand businesses and cut into corporate profits.
- That will raise long-term rates, hurt Toronto's equity markets, and delay the recovery.
- This may help the ecosystem, but it hurts the economy.
- Economists and bankers say an increase in the prime rate will not hurt the economy.
- Raising tax rates would hurt the expansion and weaken the incentives that drive long-term growth.
- The attitudes encouraged by the drug trade also have hurt the economy.
- Deficit budgeting has led to higher interest rates, hurting homebuyers and small businesses.
- It is highly irresponsible, and hurting the world economy.
- Of course, there's always a risk the markets will overdo it and push long-term interest rates too high, hurting the economy in the process.
- It will hurt local business, according to a survey the newspaper conducted.
- The water shortage hurts the local economy as well as growers.
- Is the current gambling scandal hurting the economy?
- While many in the country welcome this, some say in some way it's hurting the local industry.
- So I guess we're only supposed to intervene when it will hurt our interests.
- Raising rates now would hurt economic growth in the US and stifle the green shoots of recovery in Europe.
- With employment, for example, there is a level of distress that hurts demand.
- That's because low and falling utilization rates also hurt profit margins, not just once, but twice.
- And a sharp spike in interest rates would hurt some homeowners who have just got their foot on the housing ladder.
- But interestingly, not one of us was willing to argue that it hurts the interests of those it is intended to help.
1(be source of pain)dolermy leg/head hurts — me duele la pierna/la cabeza
- where does it hurt? — ¿dónde le duele?
- it hurts when I move it — me duele cuando lo muevo
- do your shoes hurt? — ¿te hacen daño los zapatos?
- this won't hurt a bit — no te va a doler nada
- the truth sometimes hurts — a veces la verdad duele
- it hurts to have to admit it, but I was in the wrong — me cuesta admitirlo, pero estaba equivocado
- The problem when you are injured is regaining strength - but your body hurts all the time and exercise causes even more pain.
- His head felt like it was on fire, and his whole body hurt with a dull ache.
- Her arm hurt, her stomach hurt, her face ached on both sides, and she tasted the salty sweetness of blood in her mouth.
- She moaned in irritation as her eyes began to hurt, and the pain slowly returned to her body.
- My chest hurts and my body feels canted at the wrong angle.
- I laugh so hard my whole body starts hurting again, causing me to flinch.
- My body hurts, but the coldness is so predominant that I don't care.
- And his eyes were hurting, throbbing, burning when he looked at her.
- My left shoulder had been hurting for a year since a bike accident.
- My body hurts so much that I can barely hold myself upright.
- Her ribs ached, her stomach hurt unmercifully, and her back was killing her.
- His face was swollen, his nose hurt, his back ached, and his corn was bothering him.
- Being ill sucks, I have a summer fluey/cold thing which is making my bones ache, and my head hurt and I am tired and falling asleep at the drop of a hat.
- He was tired and his body was hurting all over, but he persevered.
- My mom says it will hurt for about a week after the surgery.
- My body hurts on every square inch of it, feeling as through I've had a million cuts made to me, every nerve crying out.
- Players need to stretch out the parts of the body that hurt, relax and let the pulse rate drop.
- Her stomach hurt, her head throbbed, and her hands felt clammy and cold.
- He felt light headed and dizzy and his body was hurting.
- Every muscle in your body hurts, and that I didn't enjoy at all.
2(have adverse effects)shall we try again? it can't hurt — ¿lo volvemos a intentar? no tenemos nada que perder
- go on! one more glass won't hurt — anda, no pasa nada si te tomas otra copa
- it won't hurt to postpone it for a while — no pasa nada si lo dejamos por el momento
- it wouldn't hurt to water the plants occasionally! — un poco de agua de vez en cuando no les vendría mal a las plantas
3.1informal (feel pain)I was hurting all over — me dolía todo
- he was still hurting after the divorce — todavía estaba resentido por lo del divorcio
- she was still hurting for him — seguía echándolo de menos
- If I do it right now it'll just be a case of lashing out while I'm hurting, wanting other people to hurt too - and that's not my style.
- The desperate need for attention is obviously overwhelming and I hurt for kids like this.
- However, it is two hours into the program and a recurring trend is that these people are hurting as badly as any progressives are in this country.
- A lot of people are hurting because of this sad decision.
- However it took a few seconds before I remembered why I was hurting so badly.
- We were hurting badly and I wanted to know how Paul was feeling because he had missed the decisive penalty.
- We realise, these people are hurting, they've lost their mother.
- Right now, his sister was hurting badly and it made him want to cry too.
- He replied sternly, but his voice indicated how badly he was hurting.
- People are hurting and they are told relentlessly day in and day out that liberals from big cities are the ones inflicting the pain.
- This state of affairs is very, very sad with many people hurting and, indeed, becoming disillusioned.
- If one person was hurting, he or she could pretty much count on having a good 4 or 5 people sticking close and offering an ear or a shoulder.
- I mean, some people are hurting out there, and they need the money, and they should go ahead and accept it and move on.
- Understanding how much another person hurts emotionally is good and bad.
- At least in there she knew she could never hurt as badly as she had last night.
- They hurt for the wounded and the dead but they are eager to continue to attack.
- I think I have to be more prepared to let go and let people hurt on their own.
- We cannot continue to turn a blind eye or ear and pretend that all is well when many people are hurting and yearning for help.
- She was hurting, badly, and if she stayed the whole time, well that was just going to be a shock.
- She would never let it show to anyone how she really felt, no-one knew just how badly she was hurting inside, not even her closest friends knew the half of it.
3.2US informal (suffer adverse effects)to be hurting — estar pasándola / pasándolo mal informal
1(emotional)dolor masculinepena feminine
- But, in between, there were dozens and dozens of people who showed every sign of genuine hurt and incomprehension.
- One of the most painful ways to wound your partner with guilt is to bring up past hurts and wrongs.
- Joey felt a pang of hurt at the mention of Lauren's name, but she contained herself.
- He was remembering hurts, and feeling new pains.
- I look like a cool and chilled person, but I gathered all my past hurt while acting.
- Careseekers come for help with a load of experiences, stresses, new and old hurts, anxieties and questions.
- The judge told him that personal hurt is no reason to break the law.
- There are so many people around the world who are reliving their hurt.
- However, I've learnt from my experiences and my hurts, and I've come to the conclusion that I want to try something different.
- Besides, the last comment he bestowed upon her still caused small pangs of hurt, though he probably did not care.
- Elsie didn't feel sad at those words, nor did she feel a pang of hurt.
- This helps to protect people from the intense hurt of the loss.
- My concern is that it would harm our relationship by causing hurt or confused feelings.
- Are responses that are more traumatic related to previous hurts, the couples' dynamic, the nature of the infidelity, or some other issue?
- He felt a pang of hurt and shock, to think that his sis, the one person he could always trust, wouldn't tell him when the wake was.
- They will never see their marriage discussed, or their hurts and pains made public.
- Nicholas sighed lightly and let his gaze fall to the ground, trying not to show his hurt at how distant she was becoming.
- If there was nothing else that his life had taught him, it was that being distrustful was the only way he could survive amidst endless hurts and pain.
- I got in the shower, the hot water seemed to away a tiny bit of my stress and hurt, though not much.
- It's extremely difficult to do, and I think that one of the reasons that people tend to hold on to their hurts or to their upsets is that it does require giving up part of yourself.
2(physical)where's the hurt? — ¿dónde te has hecho nana? Southern Cone child language
- Actual bodily harm is any hurt or injury calculated to interfere with the health and so called comfort of the victim and must be more than merely trivial or transient.
- He tried reaching over to his right pocket but any shift in his position now meant a world of hurt from his open wounds.
- Of course the main section of bullying would have to be physical hurt of others.
- While there was undoubtedly physical hurt, it is the psychological damage that rankles most.
- The physical hurt includes a couple of broken legs.
- On Monday, a mystery blast on the capital's main street inflicted direct physical hurt on more than a dozen people.
- Have compassion for all beings, causing them no unnecessary hurt, nor needless harm.
- All this hurt and harm in the name of God can hardly be described as a Christian approach.
- The hurt or injury need not be serious or permanent but must be more than trifling or transient.
- Surely, innocent victims who suffer lifelong injuries should receive proper compensation for the hurt and injury.
- It is to Nicola's eternal credit that her main concern was that those with her in the salon had managed to dash to safety and escape physical hurt.
- As one correspondent puts it, the message that hurt does not mean harm needs reinforcing.
1(physically)(finger/foot) lastimadoshe was badly hurt — resultó gravemente herida
2(emotionally)(pride/feelings) herido(expression/tone) dolidoto feel/be hurt — sentirse/estar dolido
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