"insulto" English translation

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"insulto" in English

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{masculine}

insulto (also: ofensa, injuria, improperio, afrenta)
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insult {noun}
Pensar que la única función de los sindicatos es paralizar sí que constituye un insulto.
It is an insult to the unions to think that their only use is to paralyse.
He votado en contra de este texto, que es un insulto a los ciudadanos de Europa.
I voted against this text, which is an insult to the citizens of Europe.
Dichos poderes son un insulto al estado de derecho y no son en interés de la sociedad.
Such powers are an insult to the rule of law and not in the public interest.
insulto
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gutter {noun} [fig.]
insulto
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taunt {noun} (insult)

Context sentences for "insulto" in English

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SpanishEsto es un insulto a los electores de mi país vecino al que no puedo sumarme.
This is a smear on the voters in my neighbouring country which I cannot condone.
SpanishSería para ellas un insulto si en estos casos hablase de un exceso de compensación.
It will be a slap in the face for them if you were to regard them as 'over-compensated' .
SpanishSería para ellas un insulto si en estos casos hablase de un exceso de compensación.
It will be a slap in the face for them if you were to regard them as 'over-compensated '.
SpanishSeñor Presidente, considero que esta forma de actuar es un insulto para nuestra comisión.
Mr President, this course of action is, I think, insulting to our Committee.
SpanishAlguien que no tenga sentido del humor podría llegar a pensar que se trata de un insulto.
Someone with no sense of humour might even think it was insulting.
SpanishNo acostumbro a recurrir al insulto en los debates políticos.
It is not in my nature to be insulting when discussing politics.
SpanishNo podemos cerrar YouTube, como sucedió en Turquía, al parecer porque se insultó a Atatürk.
We cannot have YouTube being shut down, as it was in Turkey, because there had apparently been insults to Atatürk.
SpanishPero reconozco que mi observación se podría haber interpretado como un insulto y, por lo tanto, quiero retirarla.
The rules cannot be reformed and reforms are not carried out when there is no respect for the procedure.
SpanishEs verdad que se insultó a dos Jefes de Gobierno.
It is true that two Heads of Government were insulted.
SpanishPero reconozco que mi observación se podría haber interpretado como un insulto y, por lo tanto, quiero retirarla.
However, I accept that my remark might have appeared insulting and I would therefore like to withdraw it.
SpanishEs un insulto a los restantes países de la UE que intentemos participar sólo en los beneficios de la política de seguridad.
It is improper to look for a free ride in terms of security policy from the other Member States.
SpanishLo digo como un elogio, no como un insulto.
I say that to be complimentary, not to be insulting.
SpanishEs un verdadero insulto para quienes llevan sufriendo desde hace nueve años el apartheid de los serbios.
For surely it must sound like a mockery to the people down there who have been suffering under the Serbian apartheid system for nine years.
SpanishLa pena de muerte es inaceptable en cualquier cultura, ya que es un insulto a la misma naturaleza de la humanidad.
The third visit of the Dalai Lama’ s special envoys at the end of last year was an encouraging move that should be pursued further.
Spanishlo insultó con toda clase de epítetos
he called him every name under the sun
SpanishEs un insulto a la democracia.
This is a two-fingered gesture to democracy.
Spanishsu oferta era tan baja, que era un insulto
SpanishEso es un claro insulto.
It is downright insulting to suggest otherwise.
Spanishla insultó delante de todos
SpanishEste es un gran insulto a Dios.