Übersetzung von “pity” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈpɪt·i/ us /ˈpɪt̬·i/
it’s a pity

A2 used to say that something is disappointing

é uma pena
It’s a pity you’re not staying longer.

[ no plural ] a feeling of sadness for someone who has problems

pena, dó
She looked at me with pity in her eyes.
take pity on someone

to help someone who is in a difficult situation because you feel sad for them

ter pena de alguém
I finally took pity on Ben and told him the truth.
verb uk /ˈpɪt·i/ us /ˈpɪt̬·i/ present participle pitying, past tense and past participle pitied

to feel sorry for someone

compadecer-se, ter pena de
I pity her because she is lonely.

(Übersetzung von “pity” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)