Spott translation English | German-English dictionary

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Spott  

   m   , -(e)s   no pl   mockery  ,   (höhnisch auch)    ridicule, derision
jdn dem Spott preisgeben      to hold sb up to ridicule  
dem Spott preisgegeben sein      to be held up to ridicule, to be made fun of  
seinen Spott mit jdm treiben      to make fun of sb  
Gegenstand des allgemeinen Spottes      object of general ridicule, laughing stock  
zum Spott der Nachbarn werden      to become the laughing stock of the neighbourhood   (Brit)  or neighborhood   (US)     
    Schaden       a  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Spot, Spötter, spotten, sott

jdn dem Spott preisgeben exp.
to hold sb up to ridicule

Entry related to:Spott

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to be held up to ridicule ; to be made fun of
exp.
to become the laughing stock of the neighbourhood {or} neighborhood
exp.
to get nothing but scorn and derision
exp.
to make fun of sb
exp.
to pour scorn on sb
exp.
to heap {or} pour scorn on sb
exp.
I only met with derision
exp.
the barbs of his mockery
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'Spott' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
jdn/etw mit Spott übergießen
exp.
spöttisch {oder} mit Spott aufgenommen werden
exp.
ein Hauch von Spott
exp.
Zielscheibe des Spotts

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