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Spanish translation: desgracia

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:misery
Spanish translation:desgracia
Entered by: Armando Pattroni
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22:30 Aug 27, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: misery
Even a psychological craving can be debilitating. Addicted gamblers and drinkers bring misery to themselves and their families.



I don't think "miseria" fits here....

Thanks
Bert Joos
desgracia
Explanation:
Miseria noe stá bien, tienes razón. Desgracia es un término más común. Los bebedores y jugadores adictos traen la desgracia a su familia y a si mismos.
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Armando Pattroni
Peru
Local time: 10:55
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +8desgracia
Armando Pattroni
na +2infelicidad
Genio


  

Answers


6 mins peer agreement (net): +8
desgracia


Explanation:
Miseria noe stá bien, tienes razón. Desgracia es un término más común. Los bebedores y jugadores adictos traen la desgracia a su familia y a si mismos.

Armando Pattroni
Peru
Local time: 10:55
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 327

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Davorka Grgic
3 mins

agree  Fernando Muela
45 mins

agree  Patricia Posadas
1 hr

agree  Camara: what can be worse!
1 hr

agree  Alhambra
2 hrs

agree  boni
3 hrs

agree  Atacama
7 hrs

agree  Gabriela Tenenbaum
8 hrs
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +2
infelicidad


Explanation:
Armando's answer is great, but if you need more options, here's one.

Genio
PRO pts in pair: 6

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lafuente
5 hrs
  -> Thanks :-)

agree  Gabriela Tenenbaum
7 hrs
  -> Thanks :-)
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