es una lástima translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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

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exp.
it's a pity {o} shame that ...
exp.
it's too bad that ...
exp.
to be in a sorry {o} dreadful state
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it's such a pathetically bad film
exp.
it's a pathetic film
exp.
it's an awful film
exp.
it's a pushover
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'es una lástima' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
es una lástima que
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--es una lástima --dijo
exp.
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
Sí, es una lástima que no hayan pasado más tiempo juntos. It's a shame you two didn't get to spend more time together.
Pues es una lástima que estés aquí. Well, it's a shame that you're here.
Pues es una lástima, señora. For it is a pity, lady.
Tu sabes, no estoy muy interesado en otras cosas que es una lástima no tener el tiempo para eso. But you know, I am so interested in so many other things that it is a pity not to have the time to take care also.
Si no te gusta, es una lástima. If you don't like that, it's too bad.
Sí, es una lástima que fuera deshonesto. Yes, it's too bad he was dishonest.
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