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endilgar

Translation of endilgar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • [familiar/colloquial] nos endilgó un sermón de media hora por lo que habíamos hecho he lectured us for half an hour o/or he gave us a half-hour lecture about what we'd done al final me endilgaron a mí el trabajito in the end I got saddled o landed o (inglés británico/British English) lumbered with the job [familiar/colloquial] todos los trabajos aburridos me los endilga a mí he foists all the boring jobs on me como no está aquí le endilgan la culpa de todo he isn't here so they blame him for everything o/or they shove the blame for everything onto him me endilgó a los niños y se fue a la playa she dumped the kids on me and went off to the beach [familiar/colloquial]

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