Translation of throes in Spanish:

throes

agonía, n.

Pronunciation: /θrəʊz//θroʊz/

plural noun

  • 1also death throes

    agonía feminine
    to be in one's (death) throes/ in the throes of death agonizar
    • the empire was in its final (death) throes el imperio agonizaba
    • His words of "Love your enemies", carefully cross-cut against his prayers for the tormentors forgiveness during his throes on the cross is a powerful piece of editing work.
    • Unable to bear the death throes of her love affair, she becomes by turns desperate and tenacious, acting out with unbridled fury.
    • For some Newsom had the voice of a heavenly creature; for others she sounded like a whiny but tenacious cat in the throes of death.
    • Cheney says this insurgency is in its last throes.
    • Dookeran has been brought back for one reason: to shore up the image of a flagging party and a leader who is in his political death throes.
    • And in the continuing fiasco of the new parliament building, I see the death throes of another proud Scottish archetype.
    • Independent cinema in its various guises isn't in its death throes yet.
    • This is the narration by someone who is undergoing death throes.
    • You can't expect the average couch potato to see the irony in the fact that a TV pathologist was being used to promote a company in its death throes.
    • What is key to the current world, Wallerstein argues, is that we are now witnessing the death throes of the world system itself.
    • This was the era when Cubism was in its birth throes, when Picasso and Braque were embarking on an artistic revolution.
    • Bolli's vocal trick is to stand in another room yowling as if in her death throes.
    • If the first world war forged Hitler's character and politics, it was the death throes of the French empire in Algiers that made Le Pen the man he is today.
    • The video ends with the hanging of the Preacher, the final shot showing his legs twitching in their death throes.
    • Perhaps what is said here does just represent the death throes of an ideology whose day is done.
    • Do you think we are seeing the empire in its death throes?
    • What emerges is a bigger, broader picture - a new world of pop in its birth throes.
    • If you look at what the dictionary says about throes, it can still be a violent period - the throes of a revolution.
  • 2

    in the throes of
    • a woman in the throes of childbirth una mujer en trance de dar a luz
    • the country was in the throes of civil war el país estaba sumido en una guerra civil
    • they were in the throes of an argument estaban en medio de una discusión
    • we were in the throes of moving house estábamos en tren de mudarnos de casa