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to get nailed

Spanish translation: Ser descubierto en el acto de estar haciendo algo equivocado

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English term or phrase:to get nailed
Spanish translation:Ser descubierto en el acto de estar haciendo algo equivocado
Entered by: Oso (X)

13:41 Feb 18, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Slang
English term or phrase: to get nailed
No context to clarify. Any suggestion is welcome
Noemi Barrientos
Ser descubierto en el acto de estar haciendo algo equivocado
Explanation:
Saludos afectuosos de OSO ¶:^)
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Oso (X)
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Summary of answers provided
naser atrapado/pillado
Lia Fail (X)
naSER ATRAPADO HACIENDO ALGO INDEBIDO
adradas
naquedar atrapado/a
George A.R (X)
naTambién puede ser...
Oso (X)
naJust a guess
Blanca Rodr�guez
naSer descubierto en el acto de estar haciendo algo equivocado
Oso (X)
naJust a guess
Blanca Rodr�guez


  

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13 mins
Just a guess


Explanation:
nailing in slang is having sex, so maybe...

Hope it helps

Blanca Rodr�guez
Local time: 13:11
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in GalicianGalician

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15 mins
Just a guess


Explanation:
Nailing in slang is having sex. To nail also means to arrets, to trap, so maybe being arrested.

Hope it helps


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Blanca Rodr�guez
Local time: 13:11
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in GalicianGalician
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30 mins
Ser descubierto en el acto de estar haciendo algo equivocado


Explanation:
Saludos afectuosos de OSO ¶:^)


    English Verbal Idioms/F.T. Wood
Oso (X)
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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48 mins
También puede ser...


Explanation:
lo relacionado a "nail" en el sentido de "clavo"

1.)ser sujetado, cubierto, asegurado con un clavo
En cuanto al sentido figurado de "nail" también puede ser:
1.) recibir un disparo en vuelo (como un pájaro)
2.) ser detectado o expuesto

Saludos afectuosos de OSO ¶:^)



    Microsoft Bookshelf
Oso (X)
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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1 hr
quedar atrapado/a


Explanation:
As we don't have the context, this coversthe widest range meanings for "getting nailed", in any Spanish-speaking environment

George A.R (X)
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1 hr
ser atrapado/pillado


Explanation:
The first meaning is to get caught; e.g. he got nailed by the police, fue atrapado por la policia. It's not quite 'arrested'. E.g. he got nailed with the wrong girl, etc. So it's to get caught in the widest meaning of the word. I never heard of the sex meaning mentioned, and it doesn't appear in Google:

got nailed for a bogus ticket.... Microsoft got nailed ....
READ MORE IN
http://www.google.com/search?q=got nailed&hq=&hl=es&safe=off...

Lia Fail (X)
Spain
Local time: 13:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 day 7 mins
SER ATRAPADO HACIENDO ALGO INDEBIDO


Explanation:
Cuando alguien es "nailed" quiere decir que ha sido atrapado haciendo algo incorrecto o indebido y que por lo tanto hay pruebas fehacientes del hecho. Por lo tanto "to get nailed" quiere decir, "fue atrapado".

Suerte!


    Collins Dict.
adradas
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