Translation of mischief in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈmɪstʃɪf//ˈmɪstʃɪf/


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    • 1.1(naughtiness)

      to be up to mischief estar haciendo travesuras / diabluras
      • don't get into any mischief no hagas diabluras / travesuras
      • keep out of mischief portaos bien
      • She estimates it was 20 to 30 seconds during which she had her back turned on these students, when they got up to mischief and this incident happened.
      • A group of youngsters are up to mischief in a local wood when they decide to go in search of a derelict house where, according to local legend, a weird old witch used to live.
      • These shenanigans are just a little fun mischief, and aside from the multiple names at Safeway don't even disturb the data-mining enterprise behind the cards.
      • You can find some harmless mischief to get yourself into, can't you?
      • Yes, we were naughty at times and got up to some serious mischief in our teenage years, but there were limitations and boundaries that would never be crossed.
      • Bubbles is a little monkey, which always gets into mischief and problems.
      • But if they're bored and have nothing to do they find mischief.
      • They are both six years old and are always up to mischief.
      • But sometimes puppies get into mischief that's more risky than amusing, and this adventuresome spirit can spell danger.
      • If they aren't out on the streets then they can't be up to mischief can they?
      • It merely emphasises the fact that parents are aware that children tend to get into mischief and do not exercise the same degree of responsibility for safety as adults.
      • Not that there's anything wrong with a bit of harmless mischief now and then.
      • Pranks and mischief began to be played out to represent the mischievous behaviour attributed to witches and the fairies.
      • Then, as they were spooning the dough into cookie shapes, they returned to their usual mischief.
      • But, like anyone with too much fun time on his or her hands, it was also easier to get into mischief.
      • Dogs, just like humans, forget, get distracted, make mistakes, get into mischief and act on impulse.
      • ‘David was always up to mischief with his mates,’ Tracy said.
      • He came in on Sunday night with that evil little gleam in his eye which signals to everyone, except Tess, that he is up to mischief.
      • That is going to create enormous potential for mischief and worse.
      • I can't understand why people don't want this thing when the children are so bored and get up to mischief.
      • Until it is developed in some way, it will continue to be a secret little haven where youngsters can gather to get up to mischief.

    • 1.2(outside trouble, harm)

      daño masculine
      to make mischief causar daños
      • Sure, they created lots of mischief and unnecessary work which cost a buck or two to put right, but that's all.
      • ‘We are determined to starve this small number of localised extremists from being able to carry out their mischief,’ he said.
      • He wasn't creating any mischief, and he stayed on the cement next to his car.
      • I suspect that this will in many respects backfire and is going to create a lot more mischief and a lot more misery.
      • Or call it a girly choice, if you want to make a little mischief.
      • New technology keeps showing up, making more mischief, or benefits, possible.
      • Now, I can't say whether they intended mischief or not, but in my books they have the right to be presumed innocent only until proven foreign.
      • The idea was to entice teenagers off the streets on Saturdays when they might be making mischief, but Sonja never imagined how successful it would be.
      • So this division has caused a great deal of mischief, a great deal of harm, a great deal of sorrow.
      • I didn't hear any yelling, so daddy didn't cause any mischief.
      • But the real mischief created in this legislation, and where the angst and anguish will live with us for future generations, is this new regime that it creates.
      • How to cure that mischief has caused furious debate.
      • Such a thing can cause huge mischief, when these contradictory streams collide.
      • The ‘pockets of resistance’ in the southern towns have been able to make mischief because they blend in with the local populations.
      • The former group are intent on making mischief, the latter on making meaning out of an event which still has none.
      • There was a remedy if the mischief caused by the breach could be removed.
      • Otherwise, in solving this case, we might create mischief for many, many other provisions.
      • It creates mischief and division in a good area where many people are working to eradicate those problems that do exist.
      • And he delights in the thought of making mischief closer to home, too.

  • 2

    engorro masculine
    that child is a little mischief ese niño es la piel del diablo / de Judas