Spanish translation of 'shrift'
⇒ to give sb short shrift
despachar a algn sin rodeos
⇒ he gave that idea short shrift
mostró su completa disconformidad con tal idea
⇒ he got short shrift from the boss
el jefe se mostró poco compasivo con él
⇒ he'll get short shrift from me!
¡que no venga a mí a pedir compasión!
Example Sentences Including 'shrift'
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Illustration in this book gets short shrift.The Times Literary Supplement (2008)
She chooses whom she likes and interference from any official source would soon receive short shrift.AT HOME WITH THE QUEEN: The Inside Story of the Royal Household (2002)
And of all activities they tend to get the shortest shrift in most organizations.MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)
Other proposals are given short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Above all, he liked working with conductors who were clear about their intentions - if not they would receive short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
And religion itself often gets short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Another element, to bring in external consultants for regular boardroom assessments, also gets short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Humans who obstructed the war effort also received short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Such healthier alternatives as low-fat cooking spray get short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The older generation of stars who are'too macho' to bother with skincare get short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Yet the suggestion that Hollywood can be a perilous place for young people is given short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Both were given relatively short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He has tried to talk to the club's hierarchy about preseason training for next season and been given very short shrift.The Sun (2012)
While he may be right, the thought would have received short shrift from the crowd yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Physical culture gets similar short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She got short shrift from her former colleagues.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Although they are given a sympathetic ear, others get short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But an offering of a stuffed toy Santa was given short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
If you ask a legal aid lawyer what his or her commitment to pro bono is, you are likely to receive short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The court gave him short shrift yesterday, cutting off his speech, in part because survivors of the killings on the island were present.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
They would have received very short shrift from anyone in our dressing-room.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He would have expected to receive short shrift if he had done anything like that in a snooker hall.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Let us give that short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Once, those who claimed to be victims of such crimes were given short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He also thought some ministries might be getting short shrift.Christianity Today (2000)
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Translation of shrift from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary