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"Bullying" is a noun which is often translated as "la intimidación", and "bully" is a noun which is often translated as "el abusador". Learn more about the difference between "bullying" and "bully" below.
bullying(
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li
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (abuse)
a. la intimidación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't think bullying is the best way to get what you want.La intimidación no me parece la mejor forma de conseguir lo que se quiere.
b. el acoso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Bullying is a serious problem at some schools.El acoso es un problema grave en algunas escuelas.
c. el abuso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How long are you going to put up with his bullying?¿Hasta cuándo vas a aguantar su abuso?
d. el bullying
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The writer confessed to having been a victim of bullying in high school.El escritor confesó haber sido víctima de bullying en la secundaria.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (threatening)
a. intimidatorio
The company was sued for having a bullying boss.La empresa fue demandada por tener un jefe intimidatorio.
b. amenazador
I'm not going to let their bullying comments bother me.No voy a dejar que sus comentarios amenazadores me afecten.
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bully(
boo
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li
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (thug)
a. el abusador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la abusadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bully smacked me on the head and stole my money.El abusador me dio un coscorrón y me robó el dinero.
b. el matón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la matona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I tried to defend myself against the school bully.Traté de defenderme del matón de mi escuela.
c. el bravucón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la bravucona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You don't have to be a bully to get what you want.No tienes que ser un bravucón para conseguir lo que quieres.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to intimidate)
a. intimidar
She bullied him into doing what she wanted.Lo intimidó para que hiciera lo que ella quería.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He was being bullied at school.Estaba sufriendo acoso escolar.
The teacher said Eve has been bullying her friends.La profesora dijo que Eve estuvo intimidando a sus amigos.
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