don't worry be happy significado, don't worry be happy definición | diccionario de inglés definición



  ( worries    plural & 3rd person present)   ( worrying    present participle)   ( worried    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you worry, you keep thinking about problems that you have or about unpleasant things that might happen.  
Don't worry, your luggage will come on afterwards by taxi...      V  
I worry about her constantly...      V about n/-ing  
They worry that extremists might gain control.      V that  
2       verb   If someone or something worries you, they make you anxious because you keep thinking about problems or unpleasant things that might be connected with them.  
I'm still in the early days of my recovery and that worries me...      V n  
`Why didn't you tell us?'<emdash>`I didn't want to worry you.'...      V n  
3       verb   If someone or something does not worry you, you do not dislike them or you are not annoyed by them.  
SPOKEN   oft with neg   (=bother)  
The cold doesn't worry me...      V n  
4       n-uncount   Worry is the state or feeling of anxiety and unhappiness caused by the problems that you have or by thinking about unpleasant things that might happen.  
His last years were overshadowed by financial worry.     
5       n-count   A worry is a problem that you keep thinking about and that makes you unhappy.  
My main worry was that Madeleine Johnson would still be there..., His wife Cheryl said she had no worries about his health.     
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¡no toques eso!
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
t'as pas compris, tu veux que je te fasses un dessin?
what part of "you can't come with us" don't you understand? what part of "NO" don't you understand?
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
relative to people who are attached but don't want to be too intimate with someone on whom they are dependent
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
drinking out of a can or a bottle without touching it with the lips, by pouring the content from distance
leave without paying (in a restaurant for example)
[Slang] aka: dine and dash
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
something is easy to do
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)
vous ne m'en voudrez pas si je vous demande pourquoi ?
do you mind my asking why you are so late? = vous ne m'en voudrez pas / puis-je vous demander pourquoi vous êtes si en retard ?
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
to be lost
he went missing my dog went missing for three days
be stupid
expression used when someone becomes irritating
Slang expression meaning one being annoying.
"You`re a prick when you ask those questions."
behave in a manner that is commonly considered as specific to women
[Fam.] it is used most frequently when referring to men who show lack of courage or an excessive shyness or sensitivity. E.g Don't be a pussy; You're such a pussy
be a man
be kept waiting
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
be tone-deaf
comes from a pun related to Van Gogh (a painter) cutting off his left ear and the expression "have an ear for music" = be particularly good at learning music


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