"to put a damper on" translation into Spanish

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"to put a damper on" in Spanish

EN to put a damper on
volume_up
{verb}

1. general

to put a damper on
volume_up
frenar {v.t.} (ilusiones, esperanzas)

2. colloquial

to put a damper on (also: to spoil)
volume_up
aguar {v.t.} [coll.] (estropear)

Context sentences for "to put a damper on" in Spanish

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EnglishBut honesty and realism force me to put a damper on this.
Sin embargo, la honestidad y el realismo nos obligan a ser menos optimistas.
EnglishSuch rules only cause offence and put a damper on the joy of having good neighbours.
Una reglamentación de este tipo resultaría ofensiva y solo serviría para echar por tierra la alegría de tener buenos vecinos.
EnglishAs for the rest, allow me to put a damper on the barrage of praise that the majority of my colleagues have lavished on you.
Por lo demás, permítame que ponga una nota discordante en el concierto de alabanzas que la mayoría de nuestros colegas le ha prodigado.
EnglishThis delay has in actual fact put a damper on a very great many proposals and ideas for cooperation when it comes to the European social economy.
De hecho, este retraso ha acabado con muchas buenas propuestas e ideas para la cooperación respecto de la economía social europea.