tense translation English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "tense" - English-Spanish dictionary

tense

adjective /tens/
strained; nervous tenso The crowd was tense with excitement a tense situation.
tight; tightly stretched tirante, tenso Feel how tense my muscles are.
tensely adverb
de manera tensa
tenseness noun
tensión He could feel the tenseness in his leg muscles.
tension /-ʃən/ noun
the state of being stretched, or the degree to which something is stretched tensión the tension of the rope.
mental strain; anxiety tensión (nerviosa) She is suffering from nervous tension the tensions of modern life.
(Definition of tense from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “tense” in Spanish

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More