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giveaway

Pronunciation: /ˈgɪvəweɪ/

Translation of giveaway in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (evidence) his reaction was a dead giveaway su reacción lo delató her accent is a real giveaway el acento la delata or [colloquial/familiar] la vende
  • 2 2.1 (free gift) regalo (masculine) the aid program is nothing more than a giant giveaway [pejorative/peyorativo] el programa de ayudas no es más que un despilfarro sin sentido (before noun/delante del nombre) a giveaway budget un presupuesto que beneficia al contribuyente ([ rebajando impuestos etc ]) at giveaway prices a precio de regalo 2.2 (sth easily done, obtained) that last question was a giveaway la última pregunta estaba regalada or tirada [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • At the ABC's internal local radio awards, the gong for best promotion went to a giveaway of a free trip to France.
    • Free giveaways for the first 100 people at each campus.
    • That probably doesn't mean shattered windows and office occupations, but more likely petitions and free food giveaways like one held last March.

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