trastornar


trastornar
v.
1 to drive mad (volver loco).
2 to worry, to trouble.
3 to turn upside down.
Ellos trastornaron la pastelería They turned the bakery upside down.
4 to upset.
5 to drive crazy, to derange, to drive nuts.
El sufrimiento trastorna a Ricardo Suffering drives Richard crazy.
6 to disrupt.
7 to subvert, to turn upside down, to overturn, to upset.
Ella trastorna sus planes She subverts=upsets their plans.
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trastornar
verbo transitivo
1 (revolver) to turn round, turn upside down
2 (alterar - planes) to disrupt; (- paz, orden) to disturb
3 (estómago) to upset
4 figurado (molestar) to bother, trouble, annoy
5 figurado (enloquecer) to drive crazy
verbo pronominal trastornarse
1 (perturbarse) to go mad, go out of one's mind
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verb
to disrupt, upset
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1. VT
1) (=perturbar) [+ mente] to disturb, unhinge; [+ persona] to drive crazy, mentally disturb

esa chica le ha trastornado — that girl is driving him crazy, he's lost his head over that girl

2) * (=encantar) to delight

le trastornan las joyas — she's crazy about jewels, she just lives for jewels

3) (=alterar) [+ persona] to upset, trouble, disturb; [+ ideas] to confuse, upset; [+ proyecto] to upset; [+ vida] to mess up; [+ sentidos] to daze, mess up; [+ nervios] to shatter; [+ orden público] to disturb; [+ objetos] to mix up, turn upside down
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) <persona> to disturb

la muerte de su hijo la trastornó — her son's death left her deeply disturbed

esa chica lo ha trastornado — (fam) he's lost his head over that girl (colloq)

2) (alterar la normalidad) to upset, disrupt
2.
trastornarse v pron
1) persona to become disturbed
2) planes to be upset
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= dislocate, unfix, disrupt.
Ex. This article discusses the role of libraries serving the needs of immigrants dislocated by upheaval in various parts of the world.
Ex. The author considers how to 'unfix' certainties about students' potential and their performances in class.
Ex. Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) <persona> to disturb

la muerte de su hijo la trastornó — her son's death left her deeply disturbed

esa chica lo ha trastornado — (fam) he's lost his head over that girl (colloq)

2) (alterar la normalidad) to upset, disrupt
2.
trastornarse v pron
1) persona to become disturbed
2) planes to be upset
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= dislocate, unfix, disrupt.

Ex: This article discusses the role of libraries serving the needs of immigrants dislocated by upheaval in various parts of the world.

Ex: The author considers how to 'unfix' certainties about students' potential and their performances in class.
Ex: Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.

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trastornar [A1 ]
vt
A ‹persona› to disturb
la muerte de su hijo le trastornó la mente or lo trastornó his son's death disturbed the balance of his mind
esas lecturas terminaron trastornándole la mente reading those books finally drove him out of his mind
esa chica lo ha trastornado (fam); he's lost his head over that girl (colloq)
B (alterar la normalidad) to upset, disrupt
ha trastornado la paz de la casa it has disturbed o upset o disrupted the calm of the house
trastornarse
v pron
A «persona» to become disturbed
B «planes» to be upset o disrupted, to go wrong
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trastornar (conjugate trastornar) verbo transitivo
1 (Psic) to disturb;
la muerte de su hijo la trastornó her son's death left her deeply disturbed;

esa chica lo ha trastornado (fam) he's lost his head over that girl (colloq)
2 (alterar la normalidad) to upset, disrupt
trastornarse verbo pronominal (Psic) to become disturbed
trastornar verbo transitivo
1 (volver loco) to drive mad
2 (causar molestias) to trouble
3 (alterar, desbartar) to disrupt
'trastornar' also found in these entries:
English:
disrupt
- subvert
- turn
- unhinge
- upset
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trastornar
vt
1. [volver loco] to drive mad
2. [inquietar] to worry, to trouble
3. [alterar] [planes, orden] to disrupt;
[vida] to turn upside down;
el cambio de trabajo lo trastornó mucho the change of job caused him a lot of disruption
4. [estómago] to upset
See also the pronominal verb trastornarse
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trastornar
v/t
1 plan upset
2 (molestar) inconvenience
3 (perturbar)
:
trastornar la mente de alguien affect s.o. mentally
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trastornar vt
: to disturb, to upset, to disrupt
See also the reflexive verb trastornarse
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trastornar vb
1. (en general) to upset [pt. & pp. upset]
la huelga de trenes ha trastornado mis planes the train strike has upset my plans
2. (volver loco) to drive mad [pt. drove; pp. driven]
todos estos problemas la han trastornado all these problems have driven her mad

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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