Translation of dog in the manger in Spanish:

dog in the manger


  • don't be a dog in the manger no seas como el perro del hortelano (que ni come ni deja comer) (before noun/delante del nombre) dog-in-the-manger attitude/approach actitud (f)/enfoque (m) del perro del hortelano

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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.