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to sting [stung|stung] {transitive verb}

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1. general
2. "bee, scorpion, jellyfish, nettle"
But when bees are provoked they sting, and the same applies to us.
Pero si se las provoca entonces pican y en nuestro caso es exactamente igual.
However I hope, with reference to the sting which was also mentioned, that you do not share the fate of the bee which, as you know, can only sting once.
Pero espero que, en relación con el aguijón, no tenga usted el destino de una abeja, pues, como es sabido, éstas sólo pueden picar una vez.
3. "cause pain"
to sting (also: to sting)
4. "mentally, emotionally"

Synonyms (English) for "sting":

sting

Context sentences for "to sting" in Spanish

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EnglishBut when bees are provoked they sting, and the same applies to us.
Pero si se las provoca entonces pican y en nuestro caso es exactamente igual.
EnglishMadam President, 'in cauda venenum' as the Romans used to say: 'the sting is in the tail'.
Señora Presidenta, "in cauda venenum", decían los latinos, es decir, "al final el veneno".
EnglishNow that is the issue at stake, but there is a sting in the tail.
Aunque ése es el tema que se pone sobre la mesa, oculta una sorpresa desagradable al final.
EnglishMr President, I object to that oral amendment because it takes away the sting in our resolution.
(EN) Señor Presidente, me opongo a esa enmienda oral porque quita fuerza a nuestra resolución.
EnglishOther terrorist attacks can be fear, when we strike a wasps' nest, we have a good chance to be sting.
Son de temer nuevos atentados terroristas.
Englishall her stories have a sting in the tail
todos sus cuentos tienen un desenlace inesperado
EnglishAs far as we are concerned this took the sting out of the report and at the final vote we were able to vote in favour.
Con ello, consideramos que los inconvenientes del informe han desparecido y hemos podido apoyarlo en la votación final.
Englishhow much did they sting you for that watch?
Englishthe sting made his leg go numb
Englishtheir offer had a sting in the tail
Englishthere was a sting in her words
Englishthe sting numbed his leg
Englishit will sting slightly
Englishit made the cut sting
EnglishBut the second thing I must take up is the point made by Mr Wijsenbeek in the introduction to his report, for the sting was in the tail.
Pero en segundo lugar quiero decir, a propósito de las palabras del Sr. Wijsenbeek en la introducción a su informe, que se descubrió el pastel.
Englishto sting sb into sth
EnglishHowever I hope, with reference to the sting which was also mentioned, that you do not share the fate of the bee which, as you know, can only sting once.
Pero espero que, en relación con el aguijón, no tenga usted el destino de una abeja, pues, como es sabido, éstas sólo pueden picar una vez.
EnglishWith this attempt, however, they are also trying to take the sting out of it, because pay is of course the most important condition of employment.
Sin embargo, con esta tentativa, también están procurando compensar la situación, porque la retribución es, por supuesto, la condición más importante del trabajo.