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roer

  
      vt  
1      [+comida]   to gnaw  
(=mordiscar)  
to nibble at  
  [+hueso]  
to gnaw, pick
2    (=corroer)   to corrode, eat away
3      [+capital]   to eat into (bit by bit)
4    [conciencia]   to prick
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roedor, rodear, rodera, rojear

roer v.
1) gnaw at (vt), 2) gnaw (vi)

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to be a hard nut to crack
(MODISMOS)
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'roer' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
roer
[Lit][Fig.]
exp.
roer {or} carcomer haciendo un agujero en
n.
el hueso duro de roer
v.
cortar a mordiscos ; roer
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"roer": examples and translations in context
Ese Benedict es un tipo duro de roer. That Benedict is a hard guy to crack.
Gracias, pero esto no fue tan duro de roer. Thanks, but this wasn't that tough to crack.
El remordimiento y el pesar comienzan a roer al alma. Remorse and regret begin to gnaw at the soul.
He estado listo para roer mi pie desde que llegué aquí. I've been ready to gnaw my foot off since I got here.
Los datos de Drewett son duros de roer. The data at Drewett's a hard nut.
Yoo Jiyeon es un hueso difícil de roer. Yoo Jiyeon is a tough nut.
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