In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(remark) malicioso(person) malo(resentful) rencorosoit was spiteful of you to blame her — fue una maldad echarle la culpa a ella
- don't be so spiteful to your brother — no seas tan malo con tu hermano
- The early exchanges were spiteful, nasty and never fully controlled by referee Lucilio Batista.
- Besides, you will already know there is not a vindictive or a spiteful bone in a Lab's body.
- But you know, my heart just sank too deep knowing how horribly spiteful, cruel and unproductive this issue is.
- Mandela cheerfully served a prison sentence that would have left Jesus bitter and spiteful.
- It had been a spiteful encounter where each glove impact was welcomed with rancorous applause.
- I have an active dislike of her because she's either very stupid or deliberately, maliciously, spiteful.
- He despised Adamea for it and it had turned him to spiteful hate and deep bitterness.
- Half the people will be happy with whatever outcome you get, the other half will be bitter and spiteful.
- She had consistently refuted what she claimed to be malicious allegations from spiteful colleagues.
- The only way this expulsion can be interpreted is as a spiteful and vindictive move.
- I wasn't sure whether she was telling the truth or not, or whether she was spiteful and making up bitter lies.
- Nobody likes Jenn, at least in my spiteful and confused little mind.
- Eclair's writing is spiteful and vindictive, her agenda unreconstructed and male.
- A spiteful, vicious corner of my mind wants to yell so that they know how catty she is being.
- These creatures have the reputation of being smelly, vicious, spiteful and unreliable.
- Having garnered publicity as spokesman for social and family affairs, he regarded the marine portfolio as a spiteful demotion.
- The aristocratic families at the heart of the new scandals are not loyal and dutiful - they are vicious, greedy and spiteful.
- Granted, she thought her sister did an awful, malicious, and spiteful job of it, but still!
- Their charming arrogance suddenly sounded a little spiteful.
- But his remarks about Israel are as spiteful as they are ignorant.
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