Translation of "worry" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /ˈwʌr·i/ us /ˈwɜr·i/ present participle worrying, past tense and past participle worried

A1 to think about problems or bad things that might happen

preocupar-se, afligir-se
Don’t worry – she’ll be all right.
She’s always worrying about something.

to make someone feel anxious because of problems or unpleasant things that might happen

It worries me that he hasn’t called yet.
noun uk /ˈwʌr·i/ us /ˈwɜr·i/ plural worries

B1 a problem that makes you feel unhappy

health worries

(Translation of “worry” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)