Spanish translation of inflict
⇒ to inflict (on)[wound]
asestar or dar (a)[penalty, tax, punishment],
imponer (a)[pain, suffering, damage],
⇒ they inflicted a serious defeat on the enemy
infligieron una grave derrota al enemigo
⇒ I don't wish to inflict my own wishes on anyone else
no quiero imponer mis deseos a nadie
⇒ to inflict o.s. on sb
imponer su presencia a algn
Example Sentences Including 'inflict'
The kind of barbed remarks that are designed to inflict maximum damage.LOST SUMMER (2002)
I couldn't inflict him on you... "Despite the odd looks, she had been reasonably satisfied with her performance.Final Resort
A childhood of fear, of being betrayed, was not what Devereux would inflict on his own child.The Touch of Innocents
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Translation of inflict from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary
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