overwhelm in Spanish and example sentences

overwhelm in Spanish

Pronunciation
v. abrumar, agobiar, anonadar, apabullar, aplastar, doblegar; ser apabullante

Example Sentences

A poll shows that an overwhelming majority is in favor of the legislation.
Una encuesta muestra que una gran mayoría está a favor de la legislación.
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An overwhelming majority voted to abolish the brutal punishment.
Una mayoría aplastante ha votado por la abolición de este castigo brutal.
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I'm overwhelmed with all this much work.
Estoy agobiado con tanta tarea.
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The bill was approved by an overwhelming majority.
El proyecto de ley fue aprobado por una abrumadora mayoría.
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The bill was passed by an overwhelming majority.
El proyecto de ley fue aprobado por una abrumadora mayoría.
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The heat is overwhelming.
Hace un calor agobiante.
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The truth can be overwhelming.
La verdad puede ser azotadora.
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the rustle of leaves kissing each other on the trees with a murmur like rain; trills of larks which rise with quivering songs from among the flowers like a flight of arrows to the sky; nameless sounds, overwhelming as the roar of a tempest.
rumor de hojas que se besan en los árboles con un murmullo semejante al de la lluvia; trinos de alondras que se levantan gorjeando de entre las flores como una saeta despedida a las nubes; estruendos sin nombre, imponentes como los rugidos de una tempestad.
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“Both were priests, bishops, and popes of the twentieth century,” Francisco added. “They lived through the tragic events of that century, but were not overwhelmed by them.”
(Voice of America)
“Ambos fueron sacerdotes, obispos y papas del siglo XX,” agregó Francisco. “Vivieron los trágicos acontecimientos del siglo pero no se vieron abrumados por ellos.”
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However, in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, and in Aberdeen, the third largest city, the rejection of independence was overwhelming.
(Voice of America)
Sin embargo, en la capital escocesa de Edinburgh, y en Aberdeen, la tercera ciudad, el rechazo a la independencia fue abrumador.
(Voz de América)
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The opposition leader, Narendra Modi, will be the new prime minister of India, after an overwhelming win over the ruling Congress Party, in power for the last ten years.
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El líder de la oposición, Narenda Modi, será el nuevo primer ministro de la India, al conseguir una aplastante victoria sobre el oficialista Partido del Congreso en el poder desde hace diez años.
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Oh! What a great surprise overwhelmed the children when they saw that the forest birds had eaten all the breadcrumbs dropped by Hansel.
Oh! Qué gran sorpresa abrumada a los niños cuando vieron que los pájaros del bosque habían comido todas las migajas lanzadas por Hansel.
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The sobs overwhelmed her voice, and she could not continue.
Los sollozos le embargaban la voz y no podía continuar.
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They did not cease to praise and envy the good fortune of their friend, who was not entertained by all this wealth, because of her overwhelming impatience to go and open the cabinet below.
No cesaban de ponderar y envidiar la dicha de su amiga, que no se divertía viendo tales riquezas, pues la dominaba la impaciencia por ir a abrir el gabinete de abajo.
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Otherwise, girls could feel a bit overwhelmed, or turn very timid.
Si no, las chicas suelen sentirse un poco agobiadas, o volverse muy tímidas.
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you live tranquilly on without giving me a grandson! Ah, Frenchy, that is why the Germans will finally overwhelm you. You see it, right here. That bandit has a son,
vivís tranquilamente, sin darme un nieto… ¡Ah, gabacho! Por eso los alemanes acabarán montándose sobre vosotros. Ya ves: ese bandido tiene un hijo,
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Karl, needing protection, constantly shadowed the Frenchman, improving every opportunity to overwhelm him with his praises.
Karl, necesitado de protección, vivía a la sombra del francés, aprovechando toda oportunidad para abrumarle con sus elogios.
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that it could not obstruct the sweep of German progress. This would make a series of rapid blows and overwhelming victories, requiring only a summer in which to play this magnificent role.
para que no estorbase más con su preponderancia el progreso germánico. Esta serie de rápidos golpes y victorias fulminantes sólo necesitaban para desarrollarse el curso de un verano.
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They left the Arch, following the avenue Victor Hugo. Tchernoff walking along in dogged silence as though the vision of this imaginary procession had overwhelmed him.
Se alejaron del Arco, siguiendo la avenida Víctor Hugo. Tchernoff marchaba silencioso, como si le hubiese entristecido la imagen de este desfile hipotético.
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Men and women, young and old, were knocking each other down and falling to the ground overwhelmed by terror, astonishment and desperation. And the white horse, the red, the black and the pale,
Hombres y mujeres, jóvenes y ancianos, se empujaban y caían al suelo en todas las actitudes y gestos del pavor, del asombro, de la desesperación. Y el caballo blanco, el rojo, el negro y el pálido
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Synonyms for overwhelm
1. drown: overflow, bury, submerge, deluge, cover, waste, inundate
2. defeat: rout, crush, overthrow, knock over, prostrate, overcome
3. puzzle: bewilder, confound, confuse, surprise
Verb forms for overwhelm
Present participle: overwhelming
Present: overwhelm (3.person: overwhelms)
Past: overwhelmed
Future: will overwhelm
Present conditional: would overwhelm
Present Perfect: have overwhelmed (3.person: has overwhelmed)
Past Perfect: had overwhelmed
Future Perfect: will have overwhelmed
Past conditional: would have overwhelmed