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Spanish translation of “tear”

tear

noun /tiə/
a drop of liquid coming from the eye, as a result of emotion (especially sadness) or because something (eg smoke) has irritated it tears of joy/laughter/rage. tearful adjective inclined to cry or weep; with much crying or weeping She was very tearful a tearful farewell. covered with tears
cubierto de lágrimas
tearful faces.
tearfully adverb
con lágrimas en los ojos, llorando
tearfulness noun tear gas a kind of gas causing blinding tears, used against eg rioters
gas lacrimógeno
The police used tear gas against the protesters.
tear-stained adjective marked with tears
mojado/empapado de lágrimas
a tear-stained face.
in tears crying or weeping
llorando
She was in tears over the broken doll.
(Definition of tear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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