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espetar

Translation of espetar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1 [familiar] 1.1 (soltar de repente)
    (grosería)
    to spit … out
    (noticia)
    to blurt … out
    le espetaron la noticia así
    they sprang the news on him just like that
    they blurted the news out to him just like that
    1.2 (hacer escuchar)
    (discurso/sermón)
    to inflict … on
    nos espetó un sermón sobre los buenos modales
    he inflicted a lecture about good manners on us
    he made us sit through a lecture on good manners
    he lectured us on good manners
Example sentences
  • Kraven sonríe y le espeta en el rostro su victoria.
  • Ronald Noble declinó responder a las duras críticas que le espetó el presidente Chávez.
  • Mientras, le espetaba todo tipo de groserías.

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