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nag 1

American English: /næɡ/
British English: /naɡ/

transitive verb -gg-

  • 1 1.1 (pester) don't nag me: I'll do it in a minute
    deja de fastidiarme or [colloquial] darme la lata, enseguida lo hago
    to nag somebody to + infinitive
    darle la lata a alguien para que + subjunctive
    she nagged him into painting the kitchen
    no paró hasta conseguir que pintara la cocina
    Example sentences
    • I'm a formerly skinny guy who has put on quite a bit of weight after my girlfriend nagged me constantly to do so.
    • We extend a welcome to all you women who constantly nag your husbands to complete those unfinished jobs, now is your chance to learn the skills yourself.
    • He keeps telling me I need to exercise and he nags me about it constantly, also commenting on what I should eat and ways to fight nausea.
    1.2 (criticize)he's always nagging her for being untidy
    siempre le está encima con que es desordenada
  • 2 (preoccupy)he was nagged by doubts
    lo acosaban las dudas
    her conscience nagged her
    le remordía la conciencia

intransitive verb -gg-

  • 1 1.1 (pester) they nag and nag until they get what they want
    no paran de fastidiar hasta que consiguen lo que quieren
    to nag at somebody
    fastidiar or [colloquial] darle la lata a alguien
    1.2 (criticize, scold) to nag at somebody
    estarle encima a alguien
  • 2
    also: nagging present participle
    Example sentences
    • She hears it every day, niggling and nagging in the back of her mind, reminding her that she failed.
    • The only faint worry still nagging at the back of his mind was about his dream.
    • But there are nagging doubts about just how durable this recovery really is.
    rezongón [colloquial]


  • (scolder)
    rezongón, (-gona) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial]
    gruñón, (-ñona) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He'd come all the way on a poor nag who should have been retired to the pastures a long time ago.
    • I'll never forget the look on her face the first time she sat on the old nag!
    • They weren't exactly a friendly group - they had hard, cold eyes, and those that rode on horses had only nags.

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nag 2
American English: /næɡ/
British English: /naɡ/

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