Translation of humillar in English:

humillar

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (humillarse)

  • no se humilla ante nadie she doesn't kowtow to anyone está dispuesta a humillarse para conseguir lo que quiere she's prepared to swallow her pride to get what she wantshumillarse a algo no me voy a humillar a pedirle que vuelva I'm not going to go down on my knees o/or demean myself to ask him to come back

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