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 Translation for 'nitpicking' from English to Slovak
NOUN   nitpicking | -
VERB   to nitpick | nitpicked | nitpicked
nitpicking | nitpicks
puntičkársky {adj}nitpicking
punktičkársky {adj}nitpicking
puntičkárstvo {n}nitpicking
punktičkárstvo {n}nitpicking
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Usage Examples English
  • On the other hand, the linguists Vilmos Ágel, Manfred Kaluza and André Meinunger think that Sick's books are not useful for teaching German because they contain factual errors, often just deal with irrelevant nitpicking, and don't give sufficient proof of why something Sick deems wrong should be wrong.
  • In a subplot, Simon becomes so disenchanted with working at the HSE that he turns a speech at a conference in Europe into a denunciation of the nitpicking culture of the health and safety bureaucracy, much to the annoyance of the interpreter who cannot translate words like "toss-pottery".
  • Sidney Schanberg, then the media writer for the liberal Village Voice, accused him in 2006 of nitpicking a Times national security article.
  • This argument was successful at distracting many people from the funds and portraying his critics as nitpicking and heartless.
  • As nitpicking inherently requires fastidious attention to detail, the term has become appropriated to describe the practice of meticulously searching for minor, even trivial errors in detail.

  • Criticisms ranged from accusing Molière of impiety, to nitpicking over the perceived lack of realism in certain scenes.
  • Cheung lamented some of the female characters' insignificant arcs, noting that the film mostly explore men, though said it is none more than nitpicking.
  • On 14 September Voltaire's friend Madame du Châtelet wrote that the censors of the Sorbonne had begun to make nitpicking complaints about "Samson", for example, Voltaire had attributed some of the miracles of Moses to Samson, he had made fire from heaven fall from the right rather than the left ("a great blasphemy"), and he had only put one column in the Philistine temple instead of the requisite two.
  • Fed up with his nagging and nitpicking wife Dana, Paco devises a plan to end his marriage: he hires professional womanizer/seducer "El Taiger" to whisk his wife off her feet.
  • He continues to stay in town and come to rehearsals often nitpicking at Holly's way of presenting the adaptation.

  • The scientists concerned saw such requests as disrupting the time available for their work, and those making them as nitpicking to suit an agenda rather than trying to advance scientific knowledge.
  • of nitpicking and complained that the surgical staff would have no chance of keeping up with the influx of wounded.
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