Translation of so-called in Spanish:
adjective/adjetivo(usually before noun/generalmente delante del nombre)
- 1.1 (commonly named) (así) llamado or denominadoExample sentences1.2 (indicating skeptical attitude) [expert/do-gooder] supuesto, presunto this so-called improvement esta supuesta or pretendida mejora, esta dizque mejora (Latin America/América Latina)
- It is all done in the name of curbing the so-called bad actors, but it imposes costs on everyone.
- He had no doubt that many so-called modern worship forms would become obsolete.
- The organisation believes so-called drug driving is now more common than driving while over the limit.
- So tell me, John, why is it that all your so-called friends and family hate you so much?
- It was a time when many of his old so-called friends had dropped him like a hot potato.
- At the trial, my so-called best friend stood in the dock and spoke against me.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Find out how to write letters in Spanish, including advice on greetings, layout, endings...