Translation of beggar in Spanish:
- 1mendigo, (-ga) (masculine, feminine)beggars can't be choosersa veces no se está en situación de exigir nadaExample sentences
- How many times have you been asked in the street for some money from a seemingly homeless person or a beggar?
- ‘One of your beggars asked me for money for a cup of coffee,’ he said.
- I do voluntary work, am a Christian, invariably give money to beggars and try to spread a little happiness as I go by.
- 2 (fellow) (British English) [colloquial]he's a silly/conceited beggares un tonto/creídoyou lucky beggar!¡qué potra tienes! [colloquial]the little beggar's hidden my slippers
¡qué suertudo eres! (Latin America) [colloquial]el muy pillo me ha escondido las pantuflas [colloquial]Example sentences
- The cool million generally goes to some lucky beggar down south.
- The poor beggar's badly burned body was supposed to be in the coffin awaiting collection.
- Indeed, the poor beggars attending the meeting in April would have witnessed Lee's wholehearted endorsement of his chief executive's vision.
- (stronger) pauperizar(family/person)to beggar belief
arruinarser difícil de creerto beggar descriptionser indescriptibleExample sentences
- Now if it could be shown that beggaring rich people inevitably enriches poor people there might be something to say for a crusade against inequality.
- Those of the left claimed that naive women were seduced into becoming avaricious consumers, beggaring their families.
- That would stop the competition gaining market share by beggaring your own people.
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