Definition of 'bug'
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There were also higher reports of vomiting bug norovirus. The Sun (2017)But they should wait a while until bugs get ironed out. The Sun (2016)She took advice about how to check her flat for bugs or recording devices. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She says she lives for seeing me but I put her off last week with a lame excuse about having a stomach bug. The Sun (2016)Cases of the winter vomiting bug norovirus have closed 860 beds a day this winter compared with 211 at the same time last year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But not so much music - unless I get the bug back. The Sun (2016)A family whose five-star holiday was ruined by a stomach bug have won 30,000 in damages. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was fine until one weekend when he had a stomach bug. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Was this some kind of trick in a bugged room? Christianity Today (2000)When we moved in it had bed bugs. The Sun (2012)They are best at helping stomach lining cells fight off bugs and infections. The Sun (2011)But three years ago she was struck down by the deadly brain bug. The Sun (2012)We frequently use insects and bugs to classify ourselves and each other. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We can give agencies draconian new powers to bug phones and computers. The Sun (2013)My surgery has been full of flu and vomiting bugs. The Sun (2009)This led me to ask whether he uses bugs or listening devices. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There seems to be a sickness bug around the training ground. The Sun (2015)Police bugged the visiting room where she spoke to her parents. The Sun (2008)But the thugs were trapped by an electronic bug planted in their car during a probe into suspected terror links. The Sun (2011)The politician's staff suggested that his office was illegally bugged. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That's quite a hard bug to get rid of. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was something that bugged me, though. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Or bugs could become resistant to it, too. The Sun (2015)Well, what stomach bug could possibly live in it? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's a bit of a bug, the cougar thing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'bug'
British English: bug /bʌɡ/ NOUN
A bug is a tiny insect, especially one that causes damage.
We noticed tiny bugs that were all over the walls.
- American English: bug
- Arabic: بَقَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: inseto
- Chinese: 小虫
- Croatian: buba
- Czech: obtížný hmyz
- Danish: insekt
- Dutch: insect
- European Spanish: bicho
- Finnish: ötökkä
- French: insecte
- German: Ungeziefer
- Greek: ζωύφιο
- Italian: insetto
- Japanese: 虫
- Korean: 벌레
- Norwegian: insekt
- Polish: robak
- European Portuguese: insecto
- Romanian: gândac
- Russian: кровососущее насекомое
- Spanish: bicho
- Swedish: insekt
- Thai: แมลง
- Turkish: böcek
- Ukrainian: жук
- Vietnamese: con rệp
British English: bug VERB
If someone bugs a place, they hide tiny microphones in it which transmit what people are saying.
He heard that they were planning to bug his office.
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