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novatada  

      sf  
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.
Parecerá que una novatada que salió mal. It'll look like a hazing gone bad.
- Una novatada, como en la universidad. It's a hazing, Sam, like in a fraternity.
- Es una tontería de novatada. -A stupid story they tell all the freshmen.
- OK, es una especie de novatada? - Okay, is this some kind of hazing?
Nunca me perdonaste la novatada en West Point. You've never forgiven me for those hazings back at the point.
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