Translation of betide in Spanish:

betide

Pronunciation: /bɪˈtaɪd/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [literary/literario] [archaic] acaecer* [literary/literario]
    More example sentences
    • Woe betide the person who doesn't cut back their overhanging vegetation as it severely compromises the safety of tall pedestrians with hats who use a particular footpath to mass.
    • But there is an unnerving element to the intensity of his devotion to the cause, as if those teeth glint with a shark-like quality, and woe betide the person who gets in the way of that hurry.
    • Armed with an exact list of what is to be bought, off we set, and woe betide the person who wanders in front of us as Mistress P beats a direct path to the chosen store.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • acaecerle* a [literary/literario] woe 1

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