1. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
poner o colgar a alguien el sambenito de borrachoto brand somebody a drunk
1 (deshonra)
le colgaron el sambenito de cobarde they branded him a coward; le colgaron el sambenito de haberlo hecho they put the blame for it on him; echar el sambenito a otro to pin the blame on somebody else; quedó con el sambenito toda la vida the stigma stayed with him for the rest of his life
2 (Hist) sanbenito
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