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Turkish translation of “sting”

sting

verb
 
 
/stɪŋ/ (past tense and past participle stung)
CAUSE PAIN [T] If an insect, plant, etc stings you, it causes pain by putting poison into your skin.
sokmak, ısırmak
He was stung by a wasp.Pain and painful
FEEL PAIN [I, T] If your eyes, skin, etc sting, or if something makes them sting, you feel a sudden, burning pain.
yanmak, acımak, sızlamak, yakmak, acıtmak, sızlatmak
That shampoo really made my eyes sting.Pain and painful
UPSET [T] to upset someone
incitmek, üzmek, kırmak, iğnelemek; yüreğini sızlatmak
[often passive] She was clearly stung by his criticism.Making people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of sting verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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