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American English: /ɡoʊd/
British English: /ɡəʊd/

Translation of goad in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (person)
    to goad somebody into something/-ingthey tried to goad her into an argument
    la provocaron para que empezara a discutir
    she was goaded into doing it
    tanto la acosaron, que lo hizo
    Example sentences
    • But in any issue, we should be prepared to think carefully, and not let our reaction to extremists goad us into overlooking any Biblical principles that apply.
    • When I used to meet him regularly outside the Brompton Oratory after his Sunday devotions, it took little prompting to goad him into a diatribe against his latest enemy.
    • I didn't realise that people would attempt to goad us into aggression at regular intervals.


  • (Agriculture)
    (for elephants)
    focino (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The Ripon report suggests widespread use of sticks and electric goads, and says that some animals had to be dragged into and out of trucks and lorries.
    • These sort of things scare the cattle, and then you have to like do a lot of rough handling to get them to go by there, like a wad of electric goads.
    • The spurs on the legs were goads; knee goads, ankle goads, and foot goads.

Phrasal verbs

goad on

verb + object + adverb

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