scold
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scold(
skold
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to reprimand)
a. regañar
My mother used to scold me when I would talk back to her.Mi madre me regañaba cuando le respondía mal.
b. reñir
His teacher scolded him for being late.Su profesor lo riñó por llegar tarde.
c. retar (Southern Cone)
I don't like being scolded like a child.No me gusta que me reten como si fuera un niño.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (person who scolds)
a. el regañón
(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 regañona
(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).
My teacher is a scold. He's always in a bad mood.Mi profesor es un regañón. Siempre está de mal humor.
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scold
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. reñir, regañar
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scold [skəʊld]
transitive verb
reñir; regañar;for por
she scolded him for eating all the biscuits
noun
(woman) virago (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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