Translation of shrift in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ʃrɪft//ʃrɪft/


  • 1

    to give sb/get short shrift
    • they gave him short shrift when he suggested it lo echaron con cajas destempladas cuando lo sugirió
    • she gave the advisers' recommendations short shrift desestimó / desechó de plano las recomendaciones de los asesores
    • the idea got short shrift la idea fue desestimada / desechada de plano
    • he got short shrift when he asked for extra help lo echaron con cajas destempladas cuando pidió ayuda adicional
    • He does not give short shrift to the slavery issue.
    • Hansen said his people are still given short shrift.
    • Such speculation gets short shrift from Michael Henderson.
    • Will the networks continue to give short shrift to the international stories so prized by the globetrotting correspondent?
    • But Leonard, who travelled to New Zealand in 1993 and South Africa four years ago, gives the men in suits short shrift.
    • Such behaviour can only receive short shrift to the fruit of democracy Zambians have only just started enjoying.
    • But are they being too ‘liberal’ in their attitudes - to the extent of giving short shrift to their mother tongue?
    • Woodward also gave short shrift to the rumoured spat between Larder and O'Sullivan.
    • Fishman gives short shrift to any sentimental notion of a unified Jewish community.
    • In 1986, crime victims got short shrift from the justice system.
    • Quite a few of them, especially the officers who represented the military elite, hated the Bolsheviks because they saw them as giving short shrift to the state.
    • A few thought I gave short shrift to the value of biodiversity in medicine.
    • Antiwar sentiments, however vague, were given short shrift.
    • Each character has his or her own painful story, and none are given short shrift in this treatment.
    • In general, philosophy, history, and policy got short shrift in teacher-preparation courses, the paper said.
    • But these got short shrift in Luxembourg last Wednesday.
    • Are arguments about the First Amendment getting short shrift?
    • Foundation hospitals were given short shrift.
    • But the downside is sometimes we give short shrift to everything else.
    • That way, the neighbor won't be expecting an endorsement, and the opponent won't fear he will be given short shrift.