punishment

punishment(
puh
-
nihsh
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mihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (penalty)
a. el castigo
(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)
The criminal received the punishment he deserved.El criminal recibió el castigo que merecía.
2. (beating)
a. la paliza
(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).
(F)
This boxer has taken a lot of punishment during this bout.Este boxeador ha recibido una paliza durante esta pelea.
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punishment
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 castigo
(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)
to make the punishment fit the crimehacer que el castigo guarde proporción con el delito
to take a lot of punishmentrecibir muchos golpes
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punishment [ˈpʌnɪʃmənt]
noun
1 (punishing, penalty) castigo (m)
to make the punishment fit the crime determinar un castigo acorde con la gravedad del crimen; to take one's punishment aceptar el castigo
2 malos tratos (m)
to take a lot of punishment (Dep) recibir una paliza (informal); [+car, furniture etc] recibir muchos golpes
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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