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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
Es una novatada tradidional de las animadoras. Uh-huh. It's a cheerleading hazing ritual.
El Club del Hombre repudia cualquier forma de novatada. The man club repudiates any form of hazing.
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...
Entiendo, una novatada para el nuevo compañero. Oh, I get it. Little hazing for the new fellow.
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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