tremendo

adj.
1 tremendous, extraordinary, huge, colossal.
2 great, royal.
3 terrible, naughty.
4 crushing, large.
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tremendo
adjetivo
1 (terrible) terrible, dreadful, frightful
2 (muy grande) huge, enormous, tremendous
3 (travieso) terrible
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FRASEOLOGÍA
tomarse algo por la tremenda figurado to make a great fuss about something
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(f. - tremenda)
adj.
1) tremendous
2) terrible
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ADJ
1) * (=grandísimo) tremendous

hay unas diferencias tremendas entre los dos — there are tremendous differences between the two of them

le dio una paliza tremenda — he gave him a tremendous beating

un error tremendo — a terrible mistake

me llevé un disgusto tremendo — I was terribly upset

una roca tremenda de alta — a terrifically high rock *

2) (=terrible) terrible, horrific

hemos presenciado escenas tremendas — we witnessed terrible o horrific scenes

3) * (=divertido)

es tremendo, ¿eh? — he's something else, isn't he? *

4) * (=travieso)

esta niña es tremenda — this girl is a (little) terror

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-da adjetivo
1) (terrible) terrible, dreadful

se hallan en una situación tremenda — they're in a terrible o dreadful situation

la película tiene unas escenas tremendas — the film has some horrific scenes

tiene (un) tremendo chichón — (AmL) he has a huge o massive o terrible bump on his head

me dio (una) tremenda patada — (AmL) he kicked me really hard

2) (fam) (travieso) terrible, naughty; (desobediente) disobedient, terrible
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= daunting, formidable, phenomenal, terrific, tremendous, hefty [heftier -comp., heftiest -sup.], of the highest order, awesome.
Ex. One of the most daunting aspect of music cataloguing arises from the fact that music and music recordings have international value.
Ex. 'It's up to you to see that things are done,' she defended herself, somewhat nervous and abashed by his formidable stare.
Ex. Over the last 10 years public archive material has come under increased pressure because of the growing numbers of users and the phenomenal expansion in the range of material.
Ex. However, fiction -- from a public library standpoint, but not from a research or academic standpoint -- is a terrific example of undercataloging.
Ex. There has been tremendous growth in libraries since then, but, fundamentally, it has been possible to build on the foundation that nineteenth-century heroes constructed.
Ex. Research publication had to adopt the same economic model as trade publication, and research libraries the world over paid the hefty price = Las publicaciones científicas tuvieron que adoptar el mismo modelo económico que las publicaciones comerciales y las bibliotecas universitarias de todo el mundo pagaron un precio elevado.
Ex. I've got to tell you, and I do say this affectionately, but we're talking about a geek of the highest order.
Ex. In the sometimes frenetic push towards the somewhat awesome concept of Universal Bibliographic Control (UBC), the library needs of the nonscholar are easily overlooked.
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-da adjetivo
1) (terrible) terrible, dreadful

se hallan en una situación tremenda — they're in a terrible o dreadful situation

la película tiene unas escenas tremendas — the film has some horrific scenes

tiene (un) tremendo chichón — (AmL) he has a huge o massive o terrible bump on his head

me dio (una) tremenda patada — (AmL) he kicked me really hard

2) (fam) (travieso) terrible, naughty; (desobediente) disobedient, terrible
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= daunting, formidable, phenomenal, terrific, tremendous, hefty [heftier -comp., heftiest -sup.], of the highest order, awesome.

Ex: One of the most daunting aspect of music cataloguing arises from the fact that music and music recordings have international value.

Ex: 'It's up to you to see that things are done,' she defended herself, somewhat nervous and abashed by his formidable stare.
Ex: Over the last 10 years public archive material has come under increased pressure because of the growing numbers of users and the phenomenal expansion in the range of material.
Ex: However, fiction -- from a public library standpoint, but not from a research or academic standpoint -- is a terrific example of undercataloging.
Ex: There has been tremendous growth in libraries since then, but, fundamentally, it has been possible to build on the foundation that nineteenth-century heroes constructed.
Ex: Research publication had to adopt the same economic model as trade publication, and research libraries the world over paid the hefty price = Las publicaciones científicas tuvieron que adoptar el mismo modelo económico que las publicaciones comerciales y las bibliotecas universitarias de todo el mundo pagaron un precio elevado.
Ex: I've got to tell you, and I do say this affectionately, but we're talking about a geek of the highest order.
Ex: In the sometimes frenetic push towards the somewhat awesome concept of Universal Bibliographic Control (UBC), the library needs of the nonscholar are easily overlooked.

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tremendo -da
adjective
A (terrible) terrible, dreadful
se hallan en una situación tremenda they're in a terrible o dreadful situation
la película tiene unas escenas tremendas the film has some horrific scenes
tiene (un) tremendo chichón (AmL); he has a huge o massive o terrible bump on his head
me dio (una) tremenda patada (AmL); he kicked me really hard
B (fam) (travieso) terrible, naughty; (desobediente) disobedient, terrible
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tremendo
-da adjetivo

1
a) (muy grande, extraordinario) ‹diferencia/cambiotremendous, enormous;

velocidad/éxitotremendous;
chichónhuge;
hace un frío tremendo it's incredibly cold! (colloq);

me dio (una) tremenda patada he kicked me really hard
b) (terrible) ‹ruido/dolor/situaciónterrible;

la película tiene unas escenas tremendas (AmL) the film has some horrific scenes

2 (fam) ‹personaterrible
tremendo,-a adjetivo
1 (muy grande, excesivo) tremendous
2 (terrible) terrible
3 (el colmo) limit: tu marido es tremendo, siempre se olvida de los cumpleaños, your husband is the limit, he always forgets birthdays
'tremendo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
bochinche
- bufido
- cabreo
- golpe
- patinazo
- tremenda
- disgusto
English:
almighty
- awful
- baking
- carry-on
- exert
- formidable
- terrific
- to-do
- tremendous
- unearthly
- ungodly
- uproar
- fearsome
- havoc
- stupendous
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tremendo, -a adj
1. [enorme] tremendous, enormous;
una caída/un éxito tremendo a tremendous o huge fall/success;
se llevó un disgusto tremendo he was terribly upset
2. [horrible] terrible;
un espectáculo tremendo a terrible o horrific sight;
tengo un dolor de cabeza tremendo I've got a terrible headache
3. [enfadado]
ponerse tremendo to get very angry
4. [increíble]
¡ese niño es tremendo! that boy is a handful!;
cuando se enfada es tremendo he's really scary when he gets angry
5. Fam [atractivo]
estar tremendo to be hot o Br fit
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tremendo
adj
1 susto, imagen awful, dreadful
2 éxito, alegría tremendous
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tremendo, -da adj
1) : tremendous, enormous
2) : terrible, dreadful
3) fam : great, super
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tremendo adj
1. (terrible) terrible
un crimen tremendo a terrible crime
2. (enorme) tremendous
una cantidad tremenda a tremendous quantity
tengo unas ganas tremendas de irme a Inglaterra I'm really looking forward to going to England
hace un frío tremendo it's absolutely freezing

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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