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triste

  
a       adj  
1    (=entristecido)  
[persona]  
sad  
(=desgraciado)  
miserable  
[carácter]  
gloomy, melancholy  
poner triste a algn      to make sb sad, make sb unhappy, make sb miserable  
me puse muy triste cuando me enteré de la noticia      I was very sad when I heard the news  
2    (=entristecedor)  
[noticia, canción]  
sad  
[paisaje]  
dismal, desolate  
[cuarto]  
gloomy
3    *   (=mustio)  
[flor]  
withered
4    (=lamentable)   sad, sorry  
es triste verle así      it is sad to see him like that  
es triste no poder ir      it's a pity o shame we can't go  
hizo un triste papel      he cut a sorry figure  
la triste verdad es que ...      the sad truth is that ...  
5    (=insignificante)   miserable  
no queda sino un triste penique      there's just one miserable penny left  
me dieron un triste trozo de pan para comer      they gave me a miserable piece of bread for lunch  
6      (Andes)   (=tímido)   shy, timid
b       sm     (LAm)   (=canción)   sad love song
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
una triste experiencia exp.
a sad experience

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
it is sad to see him like that
exp.
to make sb sad
exp.
make sb unhappy
exp.
make sb miserable
exp.
he cut a sorry figure
exp.
it's really {o} truly sad
exp.
you look very sad
exp.
he isn't sad at all
exp.
I am rather {o} a little sad
exp.
with a sad look in his eyes
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'triste' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
adj.
triste
adj.
triste
exp.
¡qué triste!
exp.
ponerse triste
exp.
sentirse triste
exp.
estar triste
exp.
una triste noticia
exp.
una triste noticia
exp.
aquella triste época
exp.
un triste espectáculo
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"triste": examples and translations in context
Permítaseme transmitir una noticia muy triste esta noche. May I also convey some very sad news this evening.
Pero no puedo decirlo sin ponerme triste. But I can't say it without turning sad.
Aparentemente están triste cuando llegan a casa. Apparently they're all upset when they come home.
No sé, Marissa parecía muy triste. I don't know, Marissa sounds pretty upset.
Si estás triste, entonces renuncia. If you're unhappy, then just quit.
Alguien debe estar muy triste por haberla perdido. Someone must be very unhappy to have lost this bracelet.
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