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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.|
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Local time: 22:48
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|vergüenza ajena |
embarassed for him (her, them, etc.)
I was embarassed for him
Local time: 21:48
Native speaker of: English, Spanish
PRO pts in category: 92
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