Translation of fraught in Spanish:


Pronunciation /frɔt/ /frɔːt/

See Spanish definition of tirante


  • 1

    to be fraught with sth
    • It was always a course fraught with risk for him to do a media interview about a case over which he was still presiding.
    • Creating new ventures can be fraught with danger for academics.
    • Falling in love and getting married will be fraught with danger.
    • Any discussion about Europe is fraught with dangers and discomfort.
    • The journey was fraught with danger, with a cold and wet welcome for anyone who lost their grip in the icy shin-deep water.
    • Aside from the total cost, it is an experience fraught with potential danger.
    • The contemporary study of religion is a business fraught with dangers and perils.
    • It leaves you in limbo, in a dreadful no-man's land that is fraught with danger.
    • The road ahead is still fraught with danger for investors though.
    • His early life was fraught with danger - three of his closest advisers were murdered and an attempt was made on his own life.
    • The life of a ski cameraman is fraught with danger - imagine trying to balance a camera, focus it and ski all at the same time.
    • The course of this journey is one fraught with self destructive and horrific events.
    • My response is guarded and is fraught with the inherent ambiguities of the situation.
    • Using a bypass as a main access road for housing and industry is fraught with potential road traffic problems and dangers.
    • Driving on the Continent is fraught with problems for the UK driver and particularly the company car driver.
    • Evaluations under these circumstances are rare and fraught with methodological difficulties.
    • Leaving accommodation to chance is a habit fraught with disappointment.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous meetings became fraught with fears that his emotional outpourings would appear in print.
    • Despite this apparent harmony, all attempts to engage the factions in a peace process have been fraught with difficulty.
    • A PR job is fraught with potential pitfalls and catastrophes that are predisposed to causing bad news, he cautions, and lists the sources of disasters.
  • 2

    (situation/atmosphere/relationship) tirante
    (situation/atmosphere/relationship) tenso
    • Not a bad story for Scotland and Ireland working together on this very elaborate and, at times, highly fraught project.
    • She describes the experience of buying with friends as fraught.
    • In Scotland, the balance between the two is often a fraught one.
    • Will's emotional and musical journey is fraught, funny and engaging.
    • Even the simple act of reading a newspaper is fraught for you.
    • The use of Africa as a metaphor has a long and fraught history.
    • Here's a reminder of just how fraught those days were at the end of January this year.
    • That Christmas Eve was a particularly fraught one for both of us.
    • The first few days were rather fraught, but we've settled down now.
    • The atmosphere surrounding this dispute has gradually changed from fraught to poisonous.
    • He has made a habit of emotional farewells and fraught departures.
    • It seems likely to make domestic life more fraught, rather than less.
    • After a fraught 24 hours, the family was given a week to get their affairs in order.
    • Eighteen months ago, she began writing about her childhood and her fraught relationship with her mother.
    • With a good helping of incomers, who are less perturbed by these kind of events, the atmosphere will be less fraught.
    • And the more anyone concentrates on being relaxed, the more fraught they become.
    • He explores the often fraught relationship between Britain and its former colony with wit and skill.
    • His illness was concealed from the American public in the fraught period after the end of the First World War.
    • There are clues, for example, that her relationship with her mother was actually quite fraught.
    • Catching a train in China is more fraught than in any other country I know.