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displease

Pronunciation: /dɪsˈpliːz/

Translation of displease in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [master/monarch] desagradar, contrariar* to be displeased with sb estar* disgustado con algnto be displeased at sth she was displeased at his offhand attitude su actitud descortés le molestó or desagradó he was displeased at having to repeat himself le molestó tener que repetir lo que había dicho
    Example sentences
    • Everything I did seemed to annoy and displease him.
    • There are some indications, as well, that Bruce is anxious to avoid displeasing her conservative audience.
    • Under this view, slavery is wrong, but not because slavery is an ‘unnatural’ human social position or because slavery displeases God.

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