Translation of "problem" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈprɒb·ləm/ us /ˈprɑ·bləm/

A1 a situation that causes difficulties

health problems
I’m having problems with my computer.
Drugs have become a serious problem in the area.
no problem informal

A2 something that you say to mean you can or will do what someone has asked you to do

por supuesto
‘Can you get me to the airport by 11.30?’ ‘No problem.’
no problem informal

A2 something that you say when someone has thanked you for something

no hay de qué
‘Thanks for taking me home.’ ‘No problem.’
have a problem with something/someone informal

to not like something or someone

tener un problema con algo/alguien
She can smoke in here – I don’t have a problem with that.

(Translation of “problem” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈprobləm/

a difficulty; a matter about which it is difficult to decide what to do

Life is full of problems
(also adjective) a problem child.

a question to be answered or solved

mathematical problems.
problematic /-ˈmӕ-/ adjective ( problematical)

Finding a cheap flight could prove problematical.

(Translation of “problem” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)