Translation of agonize in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈæɡəˌnaɪz/ /ˈaɡənʌɪz/

intransitive verb

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    to agonize over sth
    stop agonizing, just do it no le des más vueltas al asunto y hazlo
    • Back in my day, we didn't worry about self-esteem or agonize over feelings.
    • I obsess over it, agonize over it, ruminate over it.
    • For all he agonised and fretted, he never fell apart.
    • Seeing your worry written out externalizes what you have been agonizing over.
    • Whether you are worried about growing your company without losing control, agonising over funding, or designing a killer marketing campaign, our panellists can help you.
    • We cut paper up into strips and squares, annoyed the guy at the copy shop, xeroxed the puzzle a few times and agonized over it for the better part of a night, finally getting the picture figured out around 8 am.
    • We agonize about these decisions, for ourselves when we are contemplating living wills, or for relatives and friends, only or mainly because we take our and their critical interests into account.
    • He knows he's not supposed to dwell on what was or agonize about what might be.
    • There's work, sometimes agonizing, but there is nothing like finally finishing a short story or a novel, holding it in your hands, and for awhile being completely satisfied, enchanted, and euphoric.
    • I'm supposed to call him when I'm back in the big city to make arrangements, which is a plus because I won't be sitting around agonizing over when or if he's going to call.
    • This is particularly agonizing because, although I feel confident about my exterior, I'm growing less confident about the reality beneath the clothes.
    • Forty days is the mourning period and he was working on that last, agonizing, poignant day because he too needed the money so desperately for his remaining small family.
    • Just finished up a long phone conversation with Bill and Skippy, my friends from Kansas City who are agonizing over whether to make the big leap of moving here to New York.
    • Well, I think he's really agonizing about this decision.
    • Well, all due respect, and if comics buffs want to spend a lot of time and energy agonizing over whether comics get enough respect or not, why deny them the pleasure.
    • And you know, some of the notes, the decisions that he made, some of the original, agonizing - the photos tell the story.
    • I've been agonizing over this decision for about a week.
    • I'm starting to make healthier choices - a side salad instead of chips - without agonizing over the decision.
    • I ended up not bringing the chapter I've been agonizing over.
    • Every weekend you arrange your roster, agonizing over each critical player; who to bench, who to play, who to drop, who to pick up.