transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-gg-)
- 1 1.1 (pester) fastidiar don't nag me: I'll do it in a minute deja de fastidiarme or [colloquial/familiar] darme la lata, enseguida lo hago to nag sb to +
infinitive/infinitivodarle* la lata a algn para que + subjunctive/subjuntivoshe nagged him into painting the kitchen no paró hasta conseguir que pintara la cocina 1.2 (criticize) he's always nagging her for being untidy siempre le está encima con que es desordenada
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-gg-)
- 1 1.1 (pester) fastidiar they nag and nag until they get what they want no paran de fastidiar hasta que consiguen lo que quieren to nag
atsb fastidiar or [colloquial/familiar] darle* la lata a algn 1.2 (criticize, scold) rezongar* to nag atsb estarle* encima aalgnMore 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.
- 2(nagging present participle/participio presente)2.1 [doubt/worry] persistente, acuciante 2.2 [husband/wife] rezongón [colloquial/familiar]More 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.
- (horse) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo] jamelgo (masculine) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo], cuaco (masculine) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo]