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

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
it's too bad that ...
exp.
it's a pity {o} shame that ...
exp.
to be in a sorry {o} dreadful state
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it's a pathetic film
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it's such a pathetically bad film
exp.
it's an awful film
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he's a real queen
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'es una lástima' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
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es una lástima que
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es una lástima {or} pena que
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es una lástima {or} muy de lamentar que se haya ido
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lástima

  
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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
Y es una lástima que se pierda tan Conmovedora reunión. And it's a shame he missed such a touching reunion.
Pero es una lástima que sufriera mucho por Henderson. But it's a shame what he was put through, though, about Henderson.
Lo del premio Meriwether es una lástima pero quizás el año que viene. I mean, it's too bad about that Meriwether Award... but maybe next year.
De veras, sargento, es una lástima. Really, Sergeant, it's too bad.
Si ese chico no lleva aureola, es una lástima. If this kid doesn't come with a halo, that's too bad.
Sabes, es una lástima que fueras tras de mí. You know, it's a shame you didn't fall for me.
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