novatada translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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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
Y lo que empieza como una novatada razonable se vuelve mortal. What starts out as reasonable hazing turns deadly.
Es una novatada tradidional de las animadoras. Uh-huh. It's a cheerleading hazing ritual.
Pero Sarah Lawrence no puede aceptar a alguien que ha hecho una novatada a una profesora. But Sarah Lawrence cannot accept someone who has hazed a teacher.
Hasta que un día, le hicieron una novatada que lo mató... Until one day, he was hazed to death by...
Si Steed estuviera al corriente, los escépticos hablarían de vulgar novatada. If Steed knew about it, the skeptics would say it was just a trick.
No me molesta que me honren, pero no seré objeto de una novatada. No. Look. I don't mind being honored, but I'm not gonna be the object of Indian hazing.
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