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American English: /ʃrɪft/
British English: /ʃrɪft/


  • to give somebody/get short shriftthey gave him short shrift when he suggested it
    lo echaron con cajas destempladas cuando lo sugirió
    she gave the advisers' recommendations short shrift
    desestimó or desechó de plano las recomendaciones de los asesores
    the idea got short shrift
    la idea fue desestimada or desechada de plano
    he got short shrift when he asked for extra help
    lo echaron con cajas destempladas cuando pidió ayuda adicional
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