Translation of embarrass in Spanish:

embarrass

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈbærəs/

vt

  • [husband/wife/friend] hacerle* pasar vergüenza a, avergonzar*; [politician/leader] poner* en una situación embarazosa he takes pleasure in embarrassing her in public disfruta avergonzándola delante de la gente how could you embarrass me like that ¿cómo pudiste hacerme pasar esa vergüenza?, ¿cómo pudiste ponerme en evidencia de esa manera? I was embarrassed by his generosity su generosidad me hizo sentir incómodo or violento
    More example sentences
    • Okay, for those of my readers who have children, how often have your kids embarrassed you in public?
    • Regardless of the age of the husband, the relatives give themselves the right to discipline him, scold, restrain, monitor, and embarrass him in public.
    • The message is clear: there will be no room for players who break the rules and embarrass the team in public.

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