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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.
come in for severe criticism
exp.
to be severely criticized
nm.
hardback
exp.
to drown one's sorrows
(MODISMOS)
exp.
she unburdened herself of her woes
exp.
tell me all your troubles
exp.
I don't care!
(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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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
De este modo, el progreso tecnológico se percibe como algo engorroso que se tolera a duras penas. Technological progress is thus perceived as more of a nuisance than not and tolerated with difficulty.
Georgia a duras penas tiene olmos. Georgia barely has any elm trees at all.
Matthew a duras penas sigue vivo. Matthew's still alive, barely.
Los neutrinos a duras penas interactúan con la materia. Neutrinos hardly interact with matter at all.
Y a veces a duras penas puedo encargarme de eso. And sometimes I can Hardly handle that.
Vincenzo es a duras penas un testigo creíble. Vincenzo's hardly a credible witness.
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