Significado de “upset” - en el Diccionario Inglés

upset en inglés británico

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upsetverb [ T ]

uk /ʌpˈset/ us /ʌpˈset/ present participle upsetting, past tense and past participle upset

upset verb [ T ] (WORRY)

B2 to make someone worried, unhappy, or angry:

It still upsets him when he thinks about the accident.
Don't upset yourself by thinking about what might have been.

Más ejemplos

  • I didn't mean to upset her - it was just a bit of fun.
  • I hadn't realized I'd upset him but apparently he was mortally offended.
  • Sue always manages to upset somebody when we go out - she's a real liability.
  • Not content with having upset my parents, he then insulted my sister!
  • You mustn't upset your sister with any more nonsense about ghosts.

upsetadjective

uk /ʌpˈset/ us /ʌpˈset/

upset adjective (WORRIED)

A2 [ after verb ] worried, unhappy, or angry:

Don't get upset about the dress - there's only a little stain on it.
[ + to infinitive ] She was very upset to hear that the party had been cancelled.
[ + that ] He was very upset that you didn't reply to his emails.

Más ejemplos

  • He was dreadfully upset.
  • Don't let her get you all upset.
  • Of course you're upset - it's only natural.
  • He was in tears and obviously very upset.
  • She's terribly upset because her father passed away last week.

upsetnoun

uk /ˈʌp.set/ us /ˈʌp.set/

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

upset en inglés americano

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upsetverb [ T ]

us /ˌʌpˈset/ present participle upsetting, past tense and past participle upset

upset verb [ T ] (WORRY)

to make someone worried, unhappy, or angry:

The governor’s veto upset a lot of people.

upset verb [ T ] (CHANGE)

to change the usual or expected state or order of something in a way that stops it from happening or working:

The airline strike could upset our vacation plans.

upset verb [ T ] (FEEL ILL)

to make your stomach feel bad:

Too much fried food can upset your stomach.

upsetadjective

us /ˌʌpˈset/

upset adjective (WORRIED)

worried, unhappy, or angry:

Mom gets really upset if we don’t call and tell her where we are.
She was very upset about losing her wallet.

upset adjective (ILL)

(of the stomach) feeling bad:

Ginger (= the spicy root of a tropical plant) has been used to calm an upset stomach.

upsetnoun [ C ]

us /ˈʌpˌset/

(in sports) a surprising victory by a person or team that was expected to lose

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