In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(achievements) menospreciar(person) denigrar(person) rebajarto belittle oneself — menospreciarse
- He gets off to a bad start by belittling the category and the nominees.
- My purpose here is not to qualify my message by belittling science.
- How sad to hear commentators belittling the march.
- I am also provoked to wonder about the moral framework of someone who belittles his friends in public.
- Worse, mom constantly ridiculed Betty, belittling her long nose and unkempt manner of dress.
- There is no point in ignoring our history or belittling our heritage.
- Without belittling the importance of media research, it's time that the rule of the real governed policy as well.
- I have learnt never to underestimate the worth of young people, nor to ridicule or belittle them.
- His wife, Lori, belittles his obsession and ridicules his dreams.
- She constantly criticizes and belittles the husband in screaming tones.
- If you belittle their opinions or dismiss their problems, they'll stop talking to you.
- He was someone else entirely; he sneered at me, belittled me and found every excuse to tear apart anything I liked.
- When he spoke of a sign of personal virtue, he seemed to be belittling the importance of conservation.
- Her father bullies and belittles her - which may be why she takes a liking to Peter.
- In ignorance, they seek to belittle it and minimise its importance to the individual.
- Do you actually feel more manly or powerful after belittling a fellow human?
- I'm just not in the mood for that snide voice belittling me, yet.
- I know I make fun of it all the time but this is not to be mistaken for belittling the courage of all those who participate.
- I think she felt it was belittling her loss so I got stuck in and several letters later we got a result.
- He does not dismiss or belittle the gifts and talents that his Creator endowed to him.
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