Translation: from spanish

to despise sth

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  • way — way1 W1S1 [weı] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(method)¦ 2¦(manner)¦ 3¦(direction/how to go somewhere)¦ 4¦(part of something that is true)¦ 5¦(distance/time)¦ 6¦(the space in front of you)¦ 7 make way (for something/somebody) 8 out of the way 9 on the/your/its way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • reproduce — verb 1 produce a copy of sth; produce sth again ADVERB ▪ accurately, exactly, faithfully ▪ The painting is reproduced very accurately. ▪ The book s characters are faithfully reproduced in the movie. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • contempt — con|tempt [kənˈtempt] n [U] [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: contemptus, from contemnere to think of with contempt , from com ( COM ) + temnere to despise ] 1.) a feeling that someone or something is not important and deserves no respect… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sour grapes — noun disparagement of something that is unattainable • Hypernyms: ↑disparagement, ↑depreciation, ↑derogation * * * noun plural Etymology: so called from the fable ascribed to Aesop, legendary 6th century B.C. Greek author of fables, about the fox …   Useful english dictionary


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