Spanish translation of possessed
⇒ to be possessed by demons
estar poseso or poseído por los demonios
⇒ like one possessed
como un poseído
Example Sentences Including 'possessed'
They have assured me that you possess certain powers, powers which are only possessed by the truly awakened.Death of an Unknown Man
His voice had become unreliable, shifting registers as if he were possessed by a demon.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Like that lady, she possessed the gift of understanding to a high degree.Challenge for the Chalet School
Trends of 'possessed'
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- (= have)
- (= own)
ser dueño de
⇒ it possesses many advantages
tiene or posee muchas ventajas
⇒ to possess a large collection
poseer una gran colección
⇒ to possess o.s. of(formal)
tomar posesión de(violently),
idiom: to possess o.s. or one's soul in patience (literary, humorous)
armarse de paciencia
- (= have)
- (= control, take over)
⇒ to be possessed by an idea
estar poseído por una idea
⇒ whatever can have possessed you?
¿cómo se te ocurrió?
⇒ what can have possessed you to think like that?
¿cómo has podido pensar así?
Example Sentences Including 'possess'
Instead he ran up the three flights of stairs two at a time, feeling a surge of energy that he'd forgotten could possess him.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
I will help you to dispose of this valuable scrap of paper that you possess.The Dutch Blue Error
Perilous to us all are the devices of an art deeper than we possess ourselves.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
'possessed' in Other Languages
Translation of possessed from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary
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