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soapbox

Pronunciation: /ˈsəʊpbɑːks; ˈsəʊpbɒks/

Translation of soapbox in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [ cajón que sirve de tarima a un orador callejero ] he's on his soapbox again ya está otra vez pontificando to get up on one's soapbox ponerse* a pontificar to get down off one's soapbox dejar de pontificar
    Example sentences
    • They served to link isolated communities and provide a voice and soapbox for the voiceless.
    • If not, what does it take to convince you that you're providing a soapbox to an unstable lunatic?
    • In short, this law will provide a soapbox for extremists of all types.

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