(n.) = pat ; slap on the wrist ; spanking ; cuff ; whack. Ex: Straighten out the problem, give him a few parental murmurs of comfort, a pat or two, then leave again. Ex: It is hard to believe that the public will see a reprimand in this case as anything more than a slap on the wrist. Ex: A spanking is designed as much to humiliate as to hurt enough to deter. Ex: He caught a kid shoplifting in his store, gave him a good cuff on the side of his head and kicked him out the door. Ex: Suddenly there was a loud 'whack-whack-whack' and I looked back to see the guide slapping the water with his fishing pole. ---- * cachete detrás de la oreja = clip (behind/on/round) the ear. * dar un cachete = spank ; cuff ; slap ; slap in the face ; whoop + Posesivo + ass. * dar un cachete a Alguien = slap + Nombre + on the wrist. * dar un cachete detrás de la oreja = clip + Nombre + (behind/on/round) the ear. * dar un cachete detrás de la oreja = give + Nombre + a clip (behind/on/round) the ear. (n.) = slap. Ex: And actually a good slap is said to be statistically more likely to result in a child with agression and conduct problems, you may be interested to hear.