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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 trato severo
n.
el castigo severo
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"severo": examples and translations in context
La obtuvo por mucho padecimiento y severo conflicto. It had been obtained through much suffering and severe conflict.
En suma, sufrimos un severo escarmiento de significación histórica. In short, we paid a severe penalty, which was historic in its significance.
A continuación, trataré de fundamentar lo que podría parecer un juicio severo e ingrato. In what follows, an attempt will be made to substantiate what may appear to be a harsh and ungrateful judgement.
Es sólo que es muy severo, muy, muy severo. It's just that he's very harsh, very very harsh.
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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