a duras penas translation English | Spanish-English dictionary

a duras penas adv.
hardly

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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.
I don't care!
(MODISMOS)
exp.
that's not my problem!
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to drown one's sorrows
(MODISMOS)
exp.
tell me all your troubles
exp.
she unburdened herself of her woes
exp.
he levelled fierce criticism at the Government
exp.
he launched a fierce attack on the Government
exp.
wine soothes away your troubles
exp.
to take sb else's troubles on one's shoulders
exp.
to drown one's sorrows in wine
exp.
we had to struggle to overcome it
exp.
through good times and bad
(MODISMOS)
exp.
through thick and thin
(MODISMOS)
exp.
this car has passed the most stringent tests
exp.
she poured out all her troubles to him
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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


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