Significado de “disturb” - en el Diccionario Inglés

disturb en inglés británico

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disturbverb [ T ]

uk /dɪˈstɜːb/ us /dɪˈstɝːb/

disturb verb [ T ] (INTERRUPT)

B2 to interrupt what someone is doing:

Please don't disturb your sister - she's trying to do her homework.
I'm sorry to disturb you so late, but my car's broken down and I don't have my phone with me.
disturb the peace

to break the law by behaving unpleasantly and noisily in public:

Several fans were arrested and charged with disturbing the peace after the game.

Más ejemplos

  • "Don't disturb me again, " she said in an irritable voice.
  • She's under strong sedation and should not be disturbed.
  • I'm very tired, what with travelling all day yesterday and having a disturbed night.
  • She started to photograph the documents, safe in the knowledge that she wouldn't be disturbed for at least an hour.
  • Please go on with what you're doing and don't let us disturb you.

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

disturb en inglés americano

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disturbverb [ T ]

us /dɪˈstɜrb/

disturb verb [ T ] (INTERRUPT)

to cause someone to stop what the person is doing, or to interrupt an activity:

Please don’t disturb Jimmy – he’s trying to do his homework.

disturb verb [ T ] (WORRY)

to cause someone to feel troubled or upset:

This year’s election campaign has disturbed a lot of voters who don’t like either candidate.

disturb verb [ T ] (MOVE)

to move or change something from its usual position or arrangement:

Be careful not to disturb anything.
disturbing
adjective us /dɪˈstɜr·bɪŋ/

[ + to infinitive ] It’s deeply disturbing to see intelligent and educated people make fun of us.

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