name-calling

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name-calling(
neym
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ka
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lihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. los insultos
(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).
(M)
Name-calling is not allowed in school.Los insultos están prohibidos en la escuela.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I called my brother something nasty, and Mom punished me for name-calling.Le dije algo feo a mi hermano y mamá me castigó por insultar.
Johnny got in trouble for name-calling on the playground.Johnny se metió en problemas por decir insultos en el patio de recreo.
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name-calling
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el improperios mpl, insultos
(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).
(M)
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name-calling [ˈneɪmkɔːlɪŋ]
noun
insultos (m); ofensas (f)
Perot resorted to name-calling The debate degenerated into pointless name-calling
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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