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Definición de “trouble” en inglés


noun (DIFFICULTIES)    /ˈtrʌb.l̩/
B1 [C or U] problems or difficulties : The form was terribly complicated and I had a lot of trouble with it. Their problems seem to be over for the moment , but there could be more trouble ahead . The trouble started / began when my father came to live with us. [+ -ing verb] Parents often have trouble finding restaurants that welcome young children . You'll only be storing up trouble for the future if you don't go to the dentist now. I should get it finished over the weekend without too much trouble. She thought her troubles would be over once she'd got divorced . My Christmas shopping is the least of my troubles at the moment - I haven't even got enough money to pay the rent . Most of the current troubles stem from (= are caused by) our new computer system .Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding B2 [U] a characteristic of someone or something that is considered a disadvantage or problem : The trouble with this carpet is that it gets dirty very easily . It's a brilliant idea . The only trouble is that we don't know how much it will cost . Ron's trouble is that he's too impatient .Advantage and disadvantageDifficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding B1 [U] a situation in which you experience problems , usually because of something you have done wrong or badly : He's never been in trouble with his teachers before. She'll be in big trouble if she crashes Sam's car . He got into financial trouble after his divorce . I hope you won't get into trouble because of what I said to your dad . The camp is a great way of getting kids off the street and keeping them out of trouble. I hope I haven't landed you in trouble with your boss . The marriage ran into trouble because of her husband's heavy drinking . The company will be in serious / real trouble if we lose this contract . He's stayed out of trouble since he was released from jail last year .Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters C2 [U] problems or difficulties caused by something failing to operate as it should: The plane developed engine trouble shortly after take-off . They have a good reputation for building reliable trouble- free cars . Her knee trouble is expected to keep her out of the game for the rest of the season .Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters B2 [U] problems in the form of arguments , fighting , or violence : Listen , I don't want any trouble in here, so please just finish your drink and leave . You can only go to the match if you promise to leave at the first sign of trouble. My little brother's always trying to stir up (= create ) trouble between me and my boyfriend .Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badlyArguments and disagreements
(Definition of trouble noun (DIFFICULTIES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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