Traducción de dressing-down en Español:


reprimenda, n.

Pronunciación /ˈˌdrɛsɪŋ ˈdaʊn///


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    reprimenda femenino
    rapapolvo masculino España coloquial
    reto masculino Cono Sur coloquial
    • He then gave his teammate a severe dressing-down.
    • Reports suggest he has had occasion to shed the gentlemanly demeanour and give miscreants a good dressing-down.
    • He endured regular dressing-downs in front of embarrassed team-mates.
    • Lining up for his annual dressing-down at the hands of disgruntled shareholders, he assured the faithful last week that ‘several investment possibilities’ had been investigated, but none had been deemed appropriate.
    • I was forced to endure this schoolmaster's dressing-down despite being innocent of any of the alleged conduct.
    • Young medical staff who bare their midriffs got a dressing-down yesterday.
    • Already, however, she is conspicuous enough for a good old-fashioned British dressing-down.
    • I fully understand that most of you read this from work, and that an extra five minutes of reading time may make the difference between continued employment and a stern dressing-down from the chief.
    • He got us together at the hotel and gave us a right dressing-down.
    • He was right to give him a dressing-down.
    • Once they'd been on the wrong end of a dressing-down in front of the other players they didn't ever want it to happen again.
    • Had it been reversed, I would have been dragged into his office and given a dressing-down; I cannot do that.
    • He is the minister who was subjected to a public dressing-down not long ago regarding the conduct of economic policy.
    • While one player may be invigorated by a brisk dressing-down, another may be demoralised and unwilling to give his best for a boss who doesn't seem to appreciate his talents.
    • Angela delivers a dressing-down that is fierce but remarkably subtle.
    • Did I deserve this dressing-down, or is someone indulging in an egotistical rant?
    • But it didn't matter, he was still rude, and still going to get a dressing-down.
    • However, Landry was laid-back about the public dressing-down.
    • Yesterday, I asked my man-servant to bring forth the telephone-device, so that I could give my idiot spendthrift son a stern dressing-down.
    • But a dressing-down from him was something that would be etched in anyone's memory, still fresh after 40 years.