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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
Creo que la llamada es una novatada. I believe you call this hazing.
Sanders alega que John fue responsable por su arresto durante la novatada. Sanders claims that John was responsible for his arrest during hazing.
Bueno, oye, es la novatada. Okay, listen, rookie mistake.
Bueno, oye, es la novatada. Listen, rookie mistake.
¿Es una novatada? Is this an initiation?
Una pequeña novatada nunca afecta a un estudiante de medicina. A little hazing never hurt a med student.
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