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things are getting tough
(MODISMOS)
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the going's getting tough
(MODISMOS)
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I'm well capable of looking after him on my own
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one look at a photo was enough to recognize him
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one look at a photo was all it took for me to recognize him
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one look was enough to make me shut up
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one look was all it took to make me shut up
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basto         
a       adj  
1    [superficie, piel]   coarse
2    [persona, comportamiento]   rude, vulgar
b       sm  
1      (Naipes)   ace of clubs   bastos          clubs   (one of the suits in the Spanish card deck)     

MODISMOS pintan bastos

  
   things are getting tough, the going's getting tough  
    BARAJA ESPAÑOLA  
2    (=albarda)   packsaddle
3      (LAm)   bastos          soft leather pad   (used under the saddle)  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

basto, basto, bastes, bastón

"bastos": examples and translations in context
Tres de diamantes, nueve de bastos. Three of diamonds, nine of clubs.
No puedes poner un as de espadas en un grupo de bastos. You can't put an ace of spades on a knave of clubs.
Vi los palos: Espadas, bastos, copas y oros. I saw the suits - swords, wands, cups and pentacles.
Años después, vi, en un paradero de buses, a una mujer que juraría que era el siete de bastos. Years later, I saw a lady who I could have sworn was the seven of clubs.
¿Es un caballo de bastos? Is it a jack of clubs?
El 9 de diamantes sobre el 10 de bastos. The 9 of diamonds over the 10 of clubs.
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