gloat
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gloat(
glot
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(to feel excessive satisfaction)
a. regodearse
Stop gloating about Tim's problems.Deja de regodearte con los problemas de Tim.
b. alardear
It wouldn't be right to gloat about my success while Deborah is so depressed.No estaría bien alardear de mis logros mientras Deborah está tan deprimida.
c. presumir
Try not to gloat. Not everyone has been as lucky as you.Trata de no presumir. No todos han tenido tanta suerte como tú.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(act of taking pleasure)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Cheryl was having a good gloat about beating Emma in the race.Cheryl estaba regodeándose de haber vencido a Emma en la carrera.
The two of them were having a good gloat about Sylvia's unfortunate situation.Las dos se regodeaban con la situación lamentable de Sylvia.
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gloat
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (at one's own success)
a. alardear
b. presumir
2. (about someone else's misfortune)
a. regodearse
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gloat [ɡləʊt]
intransitive verb
relamerse
to gloat over [+money] recrearse contemplando; [+victory, good news] recrearse en; [+enemy's misfortune] saborear; regocijarse con
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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