Translation of shortchange in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˌʃɔrtˈtʃeɪn(d)ʒ//ˌʃɔːtˈtʃeɪndʒ/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (in shop)
    he shortchanged me me dio de menos
    • Can I sue my corner shop if they short-change me?
    • If you are short-changed at a supermarket checkout point it might be a mistake.
  • 2informal

    (deprive of due)
    no ser justo con
    he felt shortchanged by society le parecía que la sociedad no había sido justa con él
    • We have, therefore, chosen to live quietly with the ban, confident that sooner or later Government would realise that ultimately it is short-changing the people.
    • Opponents and unions accused Bradford Council of short-changing the district's children to secure the Serco company's profits by capitulating to its demands.
    • Decades of dry and barren materialism have left us feeling short-changed and cheated.
    • Segregation short-changes the students by denying them exposure to one half of their society.
    • Once again Africa's people have been short-changed.
    • Offer solutions instead of dwelling on how Indian Affairs has short-changed us.
    • Now, in the first place, this professor short-changed his students, who pay a lot of money to attend classes at the university.
    • I would be pleased to hear it if people feel they have been short-changed or misled.
    • David Joy says meetings with Glasgow City Council have convinced him the local authority is not about to short-change Scotland's athletes.
    • We've short-changed our fans at home over the last two years.
    • Pensioners who are short-changed by the benefits system could double their income by making sure they get what they deserve.
    • When it does resurface, on the final page of the book, it short-changes the reader dramatically and disappointingly.
    • The poll, conducted by the University of Pennsylvania's National Annenberg Election Survey, underscored the way that the irrational clustering of the primaries short-changes voters.
    • We also didn't want to short-change our fans with an uncompetitive match.
    • ‘This body has short-changed our people,’ Edgardo Angara, an opposition senator, said.
    • Why do the English-language newspapers short-change their readers?
    • So yes, most people have every right to feel short-changed by this government.
    • A small Bradford charity is fighting to stop disabled people being short-changed when it comes to sporting and leisure activities.
    • Frankly, to provide anything less than the above requirements is unconscionable, and as a digital camera maker you know better that to short-change your customers this way.
    • Short people may be short-changed when it comes to salary, status and respect, according to a University of Florida study that found tall people earn considerably more money throughout their lives.