English translation: Spanish shame / Shame on behalf of others
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Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO] Idioms / Maxims / Sayings / casual conversation
Spanish term or phrase:vergüenza ajena
Ejemplo: tuve vergüenza ajena. Me dio vergüenza ajena, cuando mi amigo dijo semejante barbaridad en frente de sus padres, etc. This usually happens when the other does or says something of which we feel immediately embarrassed, even though "we" did not do it.