Significado de “haunt” - en el Diccionario Inglés

haunt en inglés británico

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hauntverb [ T ]

uk /hɔːnt/ us /hɑːnt/

haunt verb [ T ] (REPEATEDLY TROUBLE)

B2 to cause repeated suffering or anxiety:

Fighting in Vietnam was an experience that would haunt him for the rest of his life.
30 years after the fire he is still haunted by images of death and destruction.

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  • Memories of the semifinal defeat haunted him for the rest of his career.
  • His experiences in the prison camp continued to haunt him.
  • She was haunted by memories of her unhappy childhood.
  • The novel tells the story of a soldier haunted by the events of the war.
  • The experience of failure continues to haunt him.

hauntnoun [ C ]

uk /hɔːnt/ us /hɑːnt/

a place often visited:

This bar used to be one of your old haunts, didn't it, Jake?

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

haunt en inglés americano

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hauntverb [ T ]

us /hɔnt, hɑnt/

haunt verb [ T ] (APPEAR)

to often appear somewhere, or to appear to someone in the form of a ghost (= spirit of a dead person)

haunt verb [ T ] (WORRY)

to cause someone to worry or feel anxiety because of being thought about too often:

His experiences in Vietnam still haunt him.

hauntnoun [ C ]

us /hɔnt, hɑnt/

haunt noun [ C ] (PLACE)

a place often visited:

This restaurant was one of our old haunts.

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