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beggar-my-neighbor also: (British English) beggar-my-neighbour
American English: /ˌbɛɡərmaɪˈneɪbər/
British English: /ˌbɛɡəmʌɪˈneɪbə/

Translation of beggar-my-neighbor in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (juego de naipes que consiste en tratar de quedarse con todas las cartas)
    (before noun) beggar-my-neighbor policy
    política (feminine) de empobrecer al vecino
    Example sentences
    • A very interesting question about beggar my neighbor is whether there is an infinite game.
    • We played Beggar-My-Neighbour and Donkey, two simple card games.
    • So Ellie said we could play and he and I went and sat at another table and played Beggar my Neighbour.

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