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Definición de “damn” en inglés

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damn

exclamation uk   /dæm/ ( also damn it, also dammit ) informal us  
B1 an expression of anger: Damn, I've spilled coffee down my blouse!
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damn

adverb uk   /dæm/ informal us  
used, especially when you are annoyed, to mean "very": He knew damn well how much trouble it would cause. Next time he can damn well do it himself! You were damn lucky not to have been killed!damn all UK informal nothing: I know damn all about computers.

damn

verb uk   /dæm/ us  

damn verb (BLAME)

[T] to blame or strongly criticize something or someone: The inquiry into the disaster damns the company for its lack of safety precautions.

damn verb (PUNISH)

[T usually passive] (especially of God) to force someone to stay in hell and be punished for ever: As a child she was taught that she would be damned for her sins.
damn you, them, it, etc. informal used to express anger with someone or something: You got the last ticket - damn you, I wanted that!

damn

adjective [before noun] uk   /dæm/ ( also damned) informal us  
used to express anger with someone or something: Damn fool!
(Definition of damn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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