temblar como un azogado

to shake like a leaf, tremble all over
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(v.) = shake like + a leaf, tremble like + a leaf
Ex. 15 minutes later she was eating her breakfast like nothing ever happened, but I was shaking like a leaf.
Ex. During the wedding ceremony he trembled like a leaf, and made the wrong responses to the clergyman.
* * *
(v.) = shake like + a leaf, tremble like + a leaf

Ex: 15 minutes later she was eating her breakfast like nothing ever happened, but I was shaking like a leaf.

Ex: During the wedding ceremony he trembled like a leaf, and made the wrong responses to the clergyman.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • temblar — (Del lat. vulgar *tremulare < lat. tremulus, tembloroso.) ► verbo intransitivo 1 Moverse una persona de forma involuntaria, con pequeñas y repetidas convulsiones: ■ tenía tanto frío que no podía dejar de temblar. SE CONJUGA COMO pensar… …   Enciclopedia Universal


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