Translation of browbeat in Spanish:

browbeat

intimidar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈbraʊˌbit//ˈbraʊbiːt/

past tense

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    intimidar
    they tried to browbeat me into joining them intentaron intimidarme para que me uniera a ellos
    • Earlier this week the Ministry tried to browbeat the teachers into compliance by instructing principals to send round a memo ‘requiring’ staff to perform all their duties.
    • Don't let politicians or the media browbeat you, intimidate you or lie about you.
    • Finally, Reno began to visit Ms. Furster on a regular basis and browbeat her with accusations and promises of a life sentence unless she cooperated (that is, told the jury what Reno wanted her to say).
    • He said: ‘I definitely did not browbeat her, it was a misunderstanding of my sense of humour.’
    • There, barring a few bad eggs whom you rarely get to hear about, most students are interested in education rather than browbeating other students.
    • I talk to very tough people, I don't browbeat children or old women, I browbeat people who can take it.
    • British television screens are once more hosting the talking heads - patronising, confident and ultra-informed - that have so often browbeaten us into following them along the path to social catastrophe.
    • And, to believe that ‘fighting back’ consists of browbeating our elected politicians into standing up and denouncing Republican badness and wrongness is infantile.
    • Their comments came as the new Lord Chief Justice warned ministers not to browbeat judges over how anti-terror laws and other legislation should be applied.
    • His was a strict Presbyterian Scottish background, and his father just browbeat him to get him to work so he'd get into university.
    • As I was saying, if our mothers can't browbeat us into getting married, what hope has a faceless government bureaucracy?
    • Now, instead of browbeating his chosen boys into submission, he let them do whatever they wanted.
    • Instead, they browbeat her, repeatedly cut her off in mid-answer, accused her of ‘filibustering’ and said she was lying…
    • The people at Scottish Racing do not seem to be browbeating ministers, civil servants and enterprise companies, so I will do it for them.
    • Vote your conscience even if other jurors browbeat you.
    • It seems that they are cracking down on just about any kind of protest lately, trying to browbeat anyone that doesn't agree with them.
    • He impressed me then, as he does now, as someone who prefers to browbeat opponents rather than reason with them.
    • They're condemning and browbeating anyone who questions any of this, branding dissenters as unpatriotic and treasonous.
    • I knew that if I didn't say no straight away he would browbeat me into saying yes, or make me feel so guilty that I'd be practically begging him to stay.
    • Not surprisingly, departmental inquiries inevitably favor the offenders and browbeat women into abandoning their complaints, say social workers.