Translation of gotcha in Spanish:

gotcha

¡te pillé!, interj.

Pronunciation /ˈɡɑtʃə//ˈɡɒtʃə/

exclamation

informal

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    ¡te pillé!
    • ‘Okay - gotcha, twenty four,’ said Ron, repeating the hand signal to the lady to much all round nodding.
    • I found myself chuckling, as if she had just said something funny, or as if a friend we hadn't seen in a long time had just played a silly joke on us, ha ha, gotcha.
    • A couple of death penalty opponents framing an innocent person just so they can say ‘Aha, gotcha!’
    • They change the number at random intervals and if you miss a sign, bingo - gotcha!
    • So you want the ultimate gag gift, the perfect way to say, ‘ha ha, gotcha, sucker!’

noun

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    trampa feminine
    ardid masculine
    • But the scheduling of the vote is also a way of Republican Party leaders playing gotcha with Democrats, forcing them to go on the record in time for the fall campaign.
    • Stand provides a detailed rebuttal of the various claims (same url as before), but there are a couple of gotchas that particularly interest us.
    • If so, it will disappoint a lot of people because I think lay persons tend to look at that as kind of piling on - kind of a game of gotcha.
    • ‘This is not a game of gotcha,’ the senator said.
    • The chorus of gotchas and the echoes of laughter I hear this morning are making my head hurt.
    • It's an insidious game of gotcha that attempts to destroy the private lives of celebrities.
    • And television, devoted to keeping the race close so viewers would keep watching, cunningly deployed a series of gotchas meant to drive down the numbers of whichever guy seemed to be gaining.
    • Most of the gotchas are related to the geography and to the cultural difference…
    • I thought there was a lack of zingers and, you know, the kind of gotchas that's sometimes characterize these debates.
    • They're silly little gotchas, many of which don't even make any sense.
    • My point isn't the usual hypocrisy gotcha, though that's certainly worth pointing out.
    • So maybe he feels like the more he comes out there, it's just a game of gotcha, and they're just going to find something he says anyway.
    • But more importantly, traditional TV gotchas are the reverse of this.
    • Some of the commenters responding to Ann think the test is a typical bunch of manipulative rhetorical gotchas from people who think they know better.
    • It's hard to say it's deliberate, but they're undefined, and you can't do that game of gotcha, saying, ah-ha, in 1986 you voted for such and such.
    • A depressing trend in cinema of late has been the gotcha!
    • Certainly Dionne, preoccupied as he is with his game of gotcha, makes no effort to refute it.