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es una lástima exp.
it's a pity {o} shame

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
it's too bad that ...
it's a pity {o} shame that ...
to be in a sorry {o} dreadful state
it's an awful film
it's such a pathetically bad film
it's a pathetic film
he's a real queen
'es una lástima' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
es una lástima que
es una lástima {or} pena que
es una lástima {or} muy de lamentar que se haya ido
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1    (=pena)   pity, shame  
es una lástima      it's a pity o shame  
es lástima que ...      it's a pity o shame that ..., it's too bad that ...  
→ dar lástima        
toda esta pobreza me da mucha lástima      such poverty makes me really sad  
es tan desgraciado que da lástima      he's so unhappy I feel really sorry for him o I really pity him  
es una película tan mala que da lástima      it's a pathetic film, it's an awful film, it's such a pathetically bad film  
→ ¡qué lástima!        
--hemos perdido --¡qué lástima!      "we've lost" -- "what a shame! o what a pity! o that's too bad!"  
¡qué lástima de hombre!      isn't he pitiful?  
→ sentir o tener lástima de algn      to feel sorry for sb  
2    (=escena lastimosa)   pitiful sight  
estar hecho una lástima      to be in a sorry o dreadful state  
3    frm   (=queja)   complaint, tale of woe
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
"es una lástima": examples and translations in context
Sólo digo, es una lástima que lo hayas perdido. I'm just saying, it's a shame you lost it.
Sabes, es una lástima que fueras tras de mí. You know, it's a shame you didn't fall for me.
Bueno, es una lástima ya cenamos porque no hay manera de terminar toda esta comida. Well, it's too bad we already ate... because there's no way we can finish all this food.
Ya sabes, es una lástima Quieres ser un abogado. You know, it's too bad you want to be a lawyer.
Sé que piensas que es una lástima guardar algo tan encantador... en tan malas condiciones. I know you think it's a pity to keep anything so lovely... in such a filthy and torn condition.
Lo de Stevens es una lástima... It's a pity about old Stevens...
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