- to gloat (
oversth) regodearse or refocilarse ( conalgo) they gloated over her failure/suffering se regodeaban or se refocilaban con su fracaso/sufrimiento he gloats over his success se deleita or se regodea con su éxitoMás ejemplos en oraciones
- This helped me to be a great deal less judgmental and to avoid gloating at the misfortune of others.
- My company launched a woman's forum, newspapers gloated over successful women and hotels and boutiques offered discounts to lady patrons.
- Smiling to herself, she gloated silently in her triumph of being the first one in the kitchen; therefore having first dibs on all of the food.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.