Translation of "tense" - English-Spanish dictionary

tense

adjective uk /tens/

nervous and not able to relax

tenso
The students looked tense as they waited for their exam results.

A tense situation makes you feel nervous.

tenso
noun uk /tens/

B1 in grammar, the form of a verb that shows the time at which an action happened. For example, ‘I sing’ is in the present tense and ‘I sang’ is in the past tense.

tiempo
verb uk /tens/ (also tense up)

If your muscles tense, they become tight and stiff, and if you tense them, you make them do this.

tensar(se)
Don’t tense your shoulders – just relax.

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

tense

noun /tens/

( linguistics) a form of a verb that shows the time of its action in relation to the time of speaking

tiempo
a verb in the past/future/present tense.

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