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novatada

  
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1    (=burla)   rag, ragging, hazing   (EEUU)  
2    (=error)   beginner's mistake, elementary blunder  
MODISMOS pagar la novatada      to learn the hard way  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

novato, novador, novamás, noval

pagar la novatada exp.
to learn the hard way
(MODISMOS)

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"novatada": examples and translations in context
Sanders alega que John fue responsable por su arresto durante la novatada. Sanders claims that John was responsible for his arrest during hazing.
Y como soy la chica nueva, pensé que sería una novatada, pero... And since I'm the new girl, I figured there'd be some hazing, but...
¿Están aburridos y te están jugando una novatada? They're bored and they're playing A college prank on you?
Lo primero que pensé fue que era una novatada. My first thought was it's a practical joke.
Creo que la llamada es una novatada. I believe you call this hazing.
Y lo que empieza como una novatada razonable se vuelve mortal. What starts out as reasonable hazing turns deadly.
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