There are 2 main translations of nag in Spanish

: nag1nag2

nag1

fastidiar, v.

Pronunciation /næɡ//naɡ/

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(pester)

      fastidiar
      don't nag me: I'll do it in a minute deja de darme la lata, enseguida lo hago informal
      • to nag sb to + inf darle la lata a algn para que + subj
      • she nagged him into painting the kitchen no paró hasta conseguir que pintara la cocina
      • But I certainly wouldn't want to be using my time to nag people about smoking and exercising.
      • I'm a formerly skinny guy who has put on quite a bit of weight after my girlfriend nagged me constantly to do so.
      • We extend a welcome to all you women who constantly nag your husbands to complete those unfinished jobs, now is your chance to learn the skills yourself.
      • So I nag them, they nag me, and it's a collaborative effort.
      • He keeps telling me I need to exercise and he nags me about it constantly, also commenting on what I should eat and ways to fight nausea.
      • She will not nag you and will always be the first to admit she was wrong when you've had a disagreement.
      • She was a better influence on him and had nagged and nagged him to get a job.
      • Asked if it was right to say she had nagged her husband in their marriage, she replied: ‘Yes, it is perfectly true.’
      • I had to nag him a bit, but he did go to get it checked because he doesn't usually have a cough, so this was something different.
      • All I can do is offer tea and sympathy and resist the urge to nag him to go see a dentist.
      • I'm adjusting my diet but it may be time to go nag the doctor for a change of medication.
      • My parents know what I do, and whilst not thrilled, are resigned enough not to nag me and trust that this is a temporary situation.
      • ‘As much as they might have nagged you when you were younger, you know they meant well,’ Jim says.
      • Liam had always been the annoying kid next door who my mother constantly nagged me to be nice to.
      • I knew my life would be hell because she would nag me all the way through.
      • Her mother is constantly nagging her about what she is going to do with her life.
      • Jim forsakes family for work, and Sarah nags him about it.
      • Every day, we would nag my big sister Nadia to find out when our mother was going to come and fetch us.
      • I used to nag her but she refused to live under a siege mentality.
      • Wallace nagged his father, an accountant, to take him to a meeting during the by-election.

    • 1.2(criticize)

      he's always nagging her for being untidy siempre le está encima con que es desordenada

  • 2

    (preoccupy)
    he was nagged by doubts lo acosaban las dudas
    • her conscience nagged her le remordía la conciencia

intransitive verb

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    • 1.1(pester)

      fastidiar
      they nag and nag until they get what they want no paran de fastidiar hasta que consiguen lo que quieren
      • to nag at sb fastidiar a algn

    • 1.2(criticize, scold)

      rezongar
      to nag at sb estarle encima a algn

  • 2nagging present participle

    • 2.1

      (doubt/worry) persistente
      (doubt/worry) acuciante
      • She was trembling, and her stomach felt empty, nagging as it did when she was scared.
      • She hears it every day, niggling and nagging in the back of her mind, reminding her that she failed.
      • Louis sat back down and tried to enjoy his breakfast, but worry nagged at him and he lost his appetite.
      • There is, however, one nagging worry in the regional breakdown of these UK figures.
      • However, there was something nagging about the melodies that caught my imagination.
      • Any more critical observations appear as afterthoughts or nagging doubts.
      • I closed my eyes a moment, nagging worries melting away for the time being.
      • I was making my way to the bathroom, when I heard Andrew ask Eden a question that had been nagging in my mind too.
      • However, as I walked on, it keep nagging and pulling at the back of my mind.
      • I have a nagging worry, too, that I'll never be able to run for higher office after having this blog for two years now.
      • For example, when Christine has had worries that nagged at her for days, she developed a dull backache.
      • However, I always had nagging doubts in the back of my mind: what if I wasn't white, young and healthy?
      • The family went looking for the pair, but by 7pm, nagging worries turned to real fear.
      • An idea was nagging in the back of her head but she hadn't quite let it come to surface.
      • But there are nagging doubts about just how durable this recovery really is.
      • Callie was about to shut down the file when something in the back of her mind began nagging.
      • He is happy with his lot but has one major regret nagging away at him.
      • Self-doubt and injury nagged and niggled without mercy.
      • The only faint worry still nagging at the back of his mind was about his dream.
      • Industry personifies these fears, and many within industry have nagging doubts that these fears are well founded.

    • 2.2

      (wife/husband) rezongón informal


noun

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    (scolder)
    rezongón masculine informal
    rezongona feminine informal
    gruñón masculine
    gruñona feminine
    • Some are superb handlers of good horses, but less brilliant with moderate nags, or vice versa.
    • But it's not just any old nag, it's the champion racehorse Rock of Gibraltar - winner of seven consecutive Group One races.
    • In the meantime, borrow one of their nags for the challenging on-site cross-country course; or head for Dartmoor, which is particularly wonderful just now, its brackeny hills the colour of copper.
    • He'd come all the way on a poor nag who should have been retired to the pastures a long time ago.
    • Why I find it so funny is that many trainers haven't a clue how their nags will do until they get to the racecourse, and if they do have an inkling, the last people they are likely to tell are the hacks.
    • This old nag is the supposedly wonderfully well-bred mare you're trying to sell me?
    • They weren't exactly a friendly group - they had hard, cold eyes, and those that rode on horses had only nags.
    • Admittedly the horse is blind, half lame and being whipped by a lying two-faced jockey, but even dead on its feet it still looks like a safer bet than the alternative nags.
    • I earn my living with my horse and wagon, and this morning my nag died.
    • Molly, the horse I ride most often, is difficult, I think she'd be better off as a one rider horse than a Riding school nag.
    • I'll never forget the look on her face the first time she sat on the old nag!
    • One of his horses runs today, another tomorrow, and his final nag will run on Saturday.
    • He jokingly refuted suggestions his horse won the race because of rumours the nag had been given steroids.
    • Instead of pristine white snow, you'll get a drab gray winter wonderland; instead of an inky-black horse, you'll get a gray nag.
    • Horses are now on sale from any member of the Parents Association and if you would like to lend a hand selling a few nags, sheets are available at the school or from any committee member.
    • But at betting on the nags, as any regular reader will know, I am a chronic loser, a completely hopeless case.
    • We both left slightly ahead, having cheered our nags with enthusiasm, a pint, and the best steak sandwich I've ever had.
    • ‘Dave,’ we said, ‘You're wasting your money on the nags, you'll end up in mounds of debt.’
    • Three crowns and an old nag she'd borrowed from a student (whose tribal language homework she'd done in exchange) would not buy her that automobile.
    • The two nags in the stable were barely fit to trot, a tree root had knocked the floor of the rifle range off its foundation, bats had taken over the ham-radio shack.

There are 2 main translations of nag in Spanish

: nag1nag2

nag2

jamelgo, n.

Pronunciation /næɡ//naɡ/

noun

informal, derogatory

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    (horse)
    jamelgo masculine informal derogatory
    cuaco masculine Mexico informal derogatory