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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

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to be held up to ridicule ; to be made fun of
exp.
to get nothing but scorn and derision
exp.
to become the laughing stock of the neighbourhood {or} neighborhood
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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"Spott": examples and translations in context
Ich dachte, du trinkst ihn aus Spott über die Kreuzigung. I thoulght you dralnk it in mockery of the Crulcifixioln.
Und ich habe den Spott bei dem Theater. And I'm a mockery In this infernal game.
Das ist okay, ich verdiene jeden Spott. Shut up. It's okay, I deserve any ridicule.
Nachdem die Bürokratie der Europäischen Union so viel Spott auf sich gezogen hat, ist dies ein Schritt in die richtige Richtung. After so much ridicule about the bureaucracy of the European Union, this is a move in the right direction.
Keine anerkannte Institution war vor ihrem Spott sicher. No venerated institution was safe from her derision.
Die Finanzindustrie hat mit vorhersehbarem Hohn und Spott auf diesen Vorschlag reagiert. The Fund's proposal has been greeted with predictable disdain and derision by the financial industry.
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