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1    (=clumsy, tactless)   torpe, patoso
2    (=harsh)   severo
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heavy-handed adj.

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"heavy-handed": examples and translations in context
Online activists are questioning the heavy-handed police response. Activistas en línea están cuestionando... la respuesta de la Policía de mano dura.
Honestly, I found that a little heavy-handed. Sinceramente, me di cuenta de que un poco de mano dura.
Aidan White, IFJ General Secretary, said, This is heavy-handed and violent interference in journalism. Aidan White, Secretario General de la FIP, dijo, Esto es una interferencia torpe y violenta en el periodismo.
Dr. Goebbels is quite clever in his heavy-handed way. El Dr. Goebbels es bastante inteligente a pesar de su torpe manera.
The heavy-handed approach adopted by the regime is causing friction among even its loyalists. La actitud de mano dura adoptada por el régimen está causando fricciones entre sus leales.
The European Union cannot take a heavy-handed, dictatorial position. La Unión Europea no puede adoptar una posición dictatorial, de mano dura.
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