queja

f.
1 complaint (protesta).
presentar una queja to make o lodge a complaint (formalmente)
tener queja de algo/alguien to have a complaint about something/somebody
2 moan, groan (lamento).
pres.indicat.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: quejar.
imperat.
2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: quejar.
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queja
nombre femenino
1 (descontento) complaint
2 (de dolor) moan, groan
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FRASEOLOGÍA
dar queja de algo/alguien to complaint about something/somebody
presentar una queja DERECHO to lodge a complaint
no tener queja de alguien to have no complaints about somebody
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noun f.
1) complaint
2) protest
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SF
1) (=reclamación) [gen] complaint; [refunfuñando] grumble, grouse *; [con rencor] grudge, resentment

una queja infundada — an unjustified complaint

presentar una queja — to make o lodge a complaint

tener queja de algn — to have a complaint to make about sb

tener motivo de queja — to have cause for complaint

estoy harto de tus quejas — I'm tired of your complaining

2) (=gemido) moan, groan

queja de dolor — groan of pain

3) (Jur) protest
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femenino
a) (protesta) complaint

presentar una queja — to make a complaint

no tengo queja de él — I have no complaints about him

b) (de dolor) ver quejido
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= complaint, cry, discontent, grievance, remonstration, demand, hand-wringing, reproach, axe + to grind, gripe, whining, jeremiad, beef, plaint, letter of complaint, nag, niggle.
Ex. CACs have dealt with pre-shopping advice, education on consumers' rights and complaints about goods and services, advising the client and often obtaining expert assessments.
Ex. The cry is often heard that it is impossible to put nonbook materials on open shelves because they will be stolen.
Ex. No one complained about Duff to her, and she decided not to probe for discontents.
Ex. So, in the bicentennial spirit here's a three-point bill of particulars or grievances (in addition to what was mentioned previously with respect to offensive or unauthentic terms).
Ex. Interestingly enough, the immediate effect of Bodley's remonstrations was the inclusion in the inventory lists of additional separate entries for books bound with other books.
Ex. Demands from clients will often throw up an occurrence of similar problems, revealing perhaps the operation of an injustice, the lack of an amenity in the neighbourhood, or simply bureaucratic inefficiency.
Ex. The book is simply an occasion for ritual hand-wringing about Northern Ireland's troubled past and present troubles = El libro es simplemente una ocasión para lamentarse sobre los problemas pasados y presentes de Irlanda del Norte.
Ex. A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
Ex. The seventeenth century could tolerate the growth of a public library which was committed to the spread of knowledge without any particular axe to grind other than the rather vague one of promoting a happy Christian state.
Ex. The article 'Interlibrary loan: automation, whither thou goest; some gripes and an accolade' advises postponing automation until dedicated funds are available and hardware is standardized.
Ex. Electronic, peer review journals provide the clearest examples of the value of the Internet as a medium for serious scholarship, a counterpoint to whinings over digital disinformation and knowledge fragmentation.
Ex. He offers an antidote to modern-day jeremiads that criticize easily duped consumers.
Ex. My major beef about ProCite (and it's actually true of Reference Manager as well) is that the import filters are not updated.
Ex. A common plaint among some critics is that resemblance is a necessary condition of pictorial representation.
Ex. In the course of reading this article, you may spot a factual error which makes you bristle, or you may think the writing is biased, but by now the ink has dried; all you can do is send a letter of complaint.
Ex. The article is entitled 'One last nag or two or three: it's the last chance this year for vendors to take my advice: put users first!'.
Ex. Wilson was limping around so he must have picked up a knock or aggravated a niggle that he already had.
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* atender quejas = handle + complaints.
* dar lugar a queja = evoke + complaint.
* desbaratar las quejas = disarm + complaints.
* después de la queja = postcomplaint [post-complaint].
* expresar queja = voice + complaint.
* interponer una queja = file + complaint, file + grievance.
* invalidar las quejas = disarm + complaints.
* motivo de queja = pet peeve.
* persona que se queja = complainant.
* posterior a la queja = postcomplaint [post-complaint].
* presentar una queja = register + complaint, lodge + complaint, file + complaint, file + grievance.
* quejas = grumbling(s).
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femenino
a) (protesta) complaint

presentar una queja — to make a complaint

no tengo queja de él — I have no complaints about him

b) (de dolor) ver quejido
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= complaint, cry, discontent, grievance, remonstration, demand, hand-wringing, reproach, axe + to grind, gripe, whining, jeremiad, beef, plaint, letter of complaint, nag, niggle.

Ex: CACs have dealt with pre-shopping advice, education on consumers' rights and complaints about goods and services, advising the client and often obtaining expert assessments.

Ex: The cry is often heard that it is impossible to put nonbook materials on open shelves because they will be stolen.
Ex: No one complained about Duff to her, and she decided not to probe for discontents.
Ex: So, in the bicentennial spirit here's a three-point bill of particulars or grievances (in addition to what was mentioned previously with respect to offensive or unauthentic terms).
Ex: Interestingly enough, the immediate effect of Bodley's remonstrations was the inclusion in the inventory lists of additional separate entries for books bound with other books.
Ex: Demands from clients will often throw up an occurrence of similar problems, revealing perhaps the operation of an injustice, the lack of an amenity in the neighbourhood, or simply bureaucratic inefficiency.
Ex: The book is simply an occasion for ritual hand-wringing about Northern Ireland's troubled past and present troubles = El libro es simplemente una ocasión para lamentarse sobre los problemas pasados y presentes de Irlanda del Norte.
Ex: A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
Ex: The seventeenth century could tolerate the growth of a public library which was committed to the spread of knowledge without any particular axe to grind other than the rather vague one of promoting a happy Christian state.
Ex: The article 'Interlibrary loan: automation, whither thou goest; some gripes and an accolade' advises postponing automation until dedicated funds are available and hardware is standardized.
Ex: Electronic, peer review journals provide the clearest examples of the value of the Internet as a medium for serious scholarship, a counterpoint to whinings over digital disinformation and knowledge fragmentation.
Ex: He offers an antidote to modern-day jeremiads that criticize easily duped consumers.
Ex: My major beef about ProCite (and it's actually true of Reference Manager as well) is that the import filters are not updated.
Ex: A common plaint among some critics is that resemblance is a necessary condition of pictorial representation.
Ex: In the course of reading this article, you may spot a factual error which makes you bristle, or you may think the writing is biased, but by now the ink has dried; all you can do is send a letter of complaint.
Ex: The article is entitled 'One last nag or two or three: it's the last chance this year for vendors to take my advice: put users first!'.
Ex: Wilson was limping around so he must have picked up a knock or aggravated a niggle that he already had.
* atender quejas = handle + complaints.
* dar lugar a queja = evoke + complaint.
* desbaratar las quejas = disarm + complaints.
* después de la queja = postcomplaint [post-complaint].
* expresar queja = voice + complaint.
* interponer una queja = file + complaint, file + grievance.
* invalidar las quejas = disarm + complaints.
* motivo de queja = pet peeve.
* persona que se queja = complainant.
* posterior a la queja = postcomplaint [post-complaint].
* presentar una queja = register + complaint, lodge + complaint, file + complaint, file + grievance.
* quejas = grumbling(s).

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queja
feminine
1 (protesta) complaint
presentar una queja to make o lodge o file a complaint
nunca hemos tenido motivo de queja con él he has never given us any cause for complaint
me han dado quejas de ti I've received complaints about you
estoy harto de tus constantes quejas I've had enough of your endless complaining
2 (de dolor) quejido
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Del verbo quejarse: (conjugate quejarse)

se queja es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

queja sustantivo femenino (protesta) complaint;
presentar una queja to make a complaint

queja sustantivo femenino
1 (reproche, protesta) complaint: no tenemos ninguna queja de ella, we've got no complaints about her
han presentado una queja a la administración, they complained to the administration
2 (de dolor) groan, moan

'queja' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
encima
- escrita
- escrito
- llorica
- presentar
- reclamación
- todavía
- embargo
- formular
- protesta
- reclamo
- reporte
- vicio
English:
air
- complaint
- file
- fuss
- grievance
- gripe
- grouse
- grumble
- lodge
- moan
- never
- strident
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queja nf
1. [lamento] moan, groan
2. [protesta] complaint;
presentar una queja [formalmente] to make o lodge a complaint;
tener queja de algo/alguien to have a complaint about sth/sb;
no tienes ningún motivo de queja you've got nothing to complain about, you've no cause for complaint;
no me ha dado ningún motivo de queja I've got no complaints about him
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queja
f complaint;
no tener queja de alguien have no complaints about s.o.
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queja nf
: complaint
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queja n
1. (protesta) complaint
2. (grito) moan / groan

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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