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severo

  
      adj  
1    (=riguroso)  
[persona]  
severe, harsh  
[padre, profesor, disciplina]  
strict  
[castigo, crítica]  
harsh  
[estipulaciones]  
stringent  
[condiciones]  
harsh, stringent  
ser severo con algn      to treat sb harshly  
2    (=duro)  
[invierno]  
severe, hard  
[frío]  
bitter
3    (=austero)  
[vestido, moda]  
severe  
[actitud]  
stern
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

sedero, señero, setero, servo

ser severo con algn exp.
to treat sb harshly

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'severo' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
ser severo con algn
exp.
volverse menos severo con algn
exp.
no seas demasiado severo con él
exp.
ser duro {or} severo con algn
exp.
ser estricto {or} severo con algn
exp.
ser indulgente {or} poco severo con algn
exp.
el que sea descubierto copiando recibirá un severo castigo
exp.
su voz tenía un tono severo {or} adusto
n.
el castigo severo
n.
el profesor severo
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"severo": examples and translations in context
El principio es un severo sacudón al sistema. The principle, it is one of severe shock to the system.
Sufrió traumatismo severo en la cabeza. He suffered severe blunt force trauma to the head.
Tu papá no pretendía ser tan severo, querida niña. Your papa did not mean to be so harsh, darling girl.
Están bajo ese régimen realmente severo. They're under that really harsh regime.
Bueno, podría darles un regaño severo. Well, I could give them a stern talking-to.
Podías ser muy severo cuando querías. You could look very stern when you wanted to.
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