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06:49 Nov 3, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: sophomorically/get a rise out of
"There'd been times when , sophomorically, I'd cast a glance at another person,if only to get a rise out of my ex."
Iara
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1Hubo un tiempo en que,olv10siq
5con una actitud adolescente/ inmadura - provocar
Cecilia Gowar
4 +1[whole extract]
AndrewBM
4inmaduramente o verdemente / provocar
Rick Henry


  

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35 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
[whole extract]


Explanation:
A veces echaba un vistazo a algiuen, como cualquier bachillera, tan solo para irritarlo a mi ex.

sophomore n.

N. Amer. a second-year university or high-school student.
Derivative
sophomoric adj.[earlier sophumer f. sophum, obs. var. of sophism]

The Oxford English Reference Dictionary, Oxford University Press 1996

- get a rise out of

Elicit an angry or irritated reaction, as in "His teasing always got a rise out of her". This expression alludes to the angler's dropping a fly in a likely spot in the hope that a fish will rise to this bait.


The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer




AndrewBM
Ireland
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PRO pts in pair: 26

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agree  Spyros Chryssikopoulos
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con una actitud adolescente/ inmadura - provocar


Explanation:
Es como yo lo interpreto...
Saludos
Cecilia

Cecilia Gowar
United Kingdom
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inmaduramente o verdemente / provocar


Explanation:
HTH

Rick

Rick Henry
United States
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Hubo un tiempo en que,


Explanation:
como una colegiala/adolescente cualquiera, echaba un vistazo a otros(hombres) sólo para provocar/molestar a mi ex.

I hope it helps you Iara.

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olv10siq
Local time: 02:45
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 1987

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agree  Myrtha
4 days
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