Traducción de "tense" - Diccionario Inglés-Español


adjective uk /tens/ us /tens/

nervous and not able to relax

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

A tense situation makes you feel nervous.

noun uk /tens/ us /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.

verb uk /tens/ us /tens/ also tense up

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

Don’t tense your shoulders – just relax.

(Traducción de "tense" del Diccionario de Cambridge Inglés-Español © Cambridge University Press)


noun /tens/

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

a verb in the past/future/present tense.

(Traducción de "tense" del PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)