Significado de “bore” - en el Diccionario Inglés

bore en inglés británico

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boreverb

uk /bɔːr/ us /bɔːr/

bore verb (FAIL TO INTEREST)

[ T ] to talk or act in a way that makes someone lose interest:

"Am I boring you?" she asked anxiously.
bore sb silly

to make someone feel very bored:

We were all bored silly by the play.

Más ejemplos

  • I was so bored that I slept through the second half of the film.
  • I enjoyed my course at first, but after a time I got bored with it.
  • He sensed (that) his guests were bored, although they were listening politely.
  • He grew bored of the countryside.
  • The novelty of these toys soon wore off and the children became bored with them.
  • Sometimes I enjoy my English lessons, but at other times I find them really boring.
  • This programme's boring - shall I turn over to BBC?
  • Your hair has a natural wave whereas mine's just straight and boring.
  • This town is so boring in the evening - there's never anything happening.
  • Life would be bloody boring if nothing ever went wrong.

bore verb (MAKE A HOLE)

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to make a hole in something using a tool:

He used a drill to bore a hole in the wall.
The workmen bored through the rock.

bore verb (BEAR)

past simple of bear

Phrasal verb(s)

borenoun

uk /bɔːr/ us /bɔːr/

bore noun (NOT INTERESTING)

[ C ] disapproving someone who talks too much about boring subjects:

I had to sit next to Michael at dinner - he's such a bore.

[ S ] informal an activity or situation that is annoying or unpleasant:

Ironing is such a bore.
[ + -ing verb ] It's an awful bore cooking a meal every night.
[ + to infinitive ] It's such a bore to have to write this out all over again.

-boresuffix

uk / -bɔːr/ us / -bɔːr/ mainly UK US usually -gauge

(Definición de bore del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

bore en inglés americano

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boreverb

us /bɔr, boʊr/

bore verb (FAIL TO INTEREST)

[ T ] to make someone lose interest:

Am I boring you?

bore verb (MAKE A HOLE)

[ I/T ] to make a hole in something using a tool:

[ I ] Workmen bored through the rock.

Modismos

bore

us /bɔr, boʊr/

bore (BEAR)

past simple of bear

borenoun [ C ]

us /bɔr, boʊr/

bore noun [ C ] (SOMETHING NOT INTERESTING)

someone or something that is not interesting:

All he talks about is money – he’s such a bore.

(Definición de bore del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)