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a duras penas adv.
hardly

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
with great difficulty
(MODISMOS)
exp.
he only managed to reach the shore with great difficulty
exp.
we can barely make ends meet
exp.
to be severely criticized
exp.
come in for severe criticism
nm.
hardback
exp.
to drown one's sorrows
(MODISMOS)
exp.
she unburdened herself of her woes
exp.
tell me all your troubles
exp.
that's not my problem!
(MODISMOS)
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'a duras penas' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
a duras penas
exp.
a duras penas
exp.
sonrió a duras penas
exp.
extraer a duras penas oro de las rocas
exp.
nos abrimos paso a duras penas entre la multitud
exp.
escalar poco a poco {or} a duras penas un precipicio
exp.
a duras penas y lloviendo nos hicimos el camino de vuelta a casa
exp.
ganarse la vida a duras penas
exp.
conseguimos avanzar otro kilómetro a duras penas
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Collins

lentilla

  
      sf   contact lens   lentillas   contact lenses  
  lentillas blandas   soft (contact) lenses  
   lentillas duras          hard (contact) lenses  
  lentillas semirígidas   gas permeable (contact) lenses
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

durar, dureza, durable, duralex

"a duras penas": examples and translations in context
Hemos sobrevivido a duras penas los últimos meses. We've barely made it through the last few months.
Y a veces a duras penas puedo encargarme de eso. And sometimes I can Hardly handle that.
Has cambiado demasiado, a duras penas te reconozco. You've changed so much, I hardly recognized you.
Henrik a duras penas puede con la vida diaria. Henrik can hardly deal with everyday life.
Eddy está en eso, a duras penas podemos verlo. Eddie's been on it for weeks, we can barely get a glimpse of him.
Esta escuela tiene años sobreviviendo a duras penas. This school has just barely eked by for years.
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