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The vegans are upset about the animal fat fivers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is part of the body's natural recovery process from stress and upsets. The Sun (2016)She had a bad stomach upset, the sort of thing that today you knock off in a day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has been part of this Liverpool team all season, and putting your best defender into the team rarely upsets the balance. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Insiders said he was also upset at the PM's school reforms. The Sun (2016)The last time I upset my parents they did not speak to me for 15 years. The Sun (2016)Yet an earlier scene where she gags doing a medical test for money is almost as upsetting. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Would they really tell me something upsetting? Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is an extremely traumatic time and we are too upset to comment further. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Their manager was upset again and rightly so. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You still sound angry and upset at her continued involvement with her ex. The Sun (2012)Too little sleep also upsets the production of stress hormones in the brain. The Sun (2007)Let people get upset enough to get organized next time. Christianity Today (2000)The same happened when they were asked questions designed to upset or stress them. The Sun (2016)The binmen are upset about new pay and conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My friend was so upset last month. The Sun (2015)We would not want to see anything done to upset that. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It has undoubtedly distressed and upset many. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We were both terribly upset about that. The Sun (2011)There were some major upsets on the night. The Sun (2013)The art is to be able to avoid all emotional upset about the habit. Pearce, John (Dr.) Good Habits, Bad Habits (1994)But they upset a balance which this exhibition now sets out to redress. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She knows how important it is to avoid upsetting people at a difficult time like this. The Sun (2009)It upsets me almost as much as the constitution itself. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Of course, unexpected upsets happen in elections. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Not only does the liquid gold taste delicious but it is widely thought to have health benefits including protecting against infections and settling upset stomachs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ordinarily, you'd worry about the unexpected causing upset. Times, Sunday Times (2006)YES, barring a mega upset. The Sun (2012)

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Translations for 'upset'

British English: upset /ʌpˈsɛt/ ADJECTIVE
If you are upset, you are unhappy or disappointed because something unpleasant has happened.
They are terribly upset by their parents' divorce.
  • American English: upset
  • Arabic: قَلِق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: aborrecido
  • Chinese: 生气的
  • Croatian: uzrujan
  • Czech: rozčilený
  • Danish: ulykkelig
  • Dutch: verdrietig
  • European Spanish: disgustado
  • Finnish: järkyttynyt
  • French: contrarié
  • German: verstimmt Person
  • Greek: στενοχωρημένος
  • Italian: turbato
  • Japanese: 狼狽した
  • Korean: 기분이 상한
  • Norwegian: opprørt
  • Polish: zaniepokojony
  • European Portuguese: aborrecido
  • Romanian: supărat
  • Russian: расстроенный
  • Latin American Spanish: disgustado
  • Swedish: upprörd
  • Thai: สับสนวุ่นวาย
  • Turkish: keyfi kaçık
  • Ukrainian: засмучений
  • Vietnamese: chán nản
British English: upset VERB
If something upsets you, it makes you feel worried or unhappy.
I'm sorry if I've upset you.
  • American English: upset
  • Arabic: يُقْلِقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: aborrecer
  • Chinese: 使心烦
  • Croatian: uzrujati
  • Czech: rozrušit rozčilit
  • Danish: gøre ked af det
  • Dutch: van streek maken
  • European Spanish: disgustar
  • Finnish: kaataa nurin
  • French: contrarier
  • German: umwerfen
  • Greek: στενοχωρώ
  • Italian: turbare
  • Japanese: ひっくり返す
  • Korean: 속상하게 만들다
  • Norwegian: forstyrre
  • Polish: zaniepokoić
  • European Portuguese: aborrecer
  • Romanian: a supăra
  • Russian: переворачивать
  • Latin American Spanish: disgustar
  • Swedish: göra upprörd
  • Thai: ทำให้อารมณ์เสีย
  • Turkish: keyfini kaçırmak
  • Ukrainian: засмучувати
  • Vietnamese: làm cho chán nản

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