Translation of brute in Spanish:
- 1.1 (person)her son is a big brute of a manbestia (feminine) or (masculine and feminine)bruto, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)su hijo es un animal or una or un bestiaExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (animal)
- Running contrary to the accepted belief that Neanderthals were nothing but savage brutes, the child - either a foetus aged seven months or a child no more than a few weeks old - had been buried in a grave.
- If the people are not violent brutes then they are passive victims.
- She was the only young girl in a tavern full of large ugly brutes.
Example sentences1.3 (something difficult) See examples: it's a brute to open [colloquial]
- He's a brute, an offense to human decency.
- Eventually, though, her Catholic aspirations to Protestant gentility and heavy-handed elocution lessons failed to soothe her brute of a husband.
- The public would view the woman's affair as a sad, desperate attempt to gain some comfort in the hellish life her brute of a husband had imposed on her.
da mucho trabajo abrirlo
- The landing was home to a pair of scabrous aging brutes, a wolf dog (I suspect) and a forlorn Great Dane.
- What I remember is that the film starred Will Fyffe, whose big black dog was rather an unreliable brute that was suspected of sheep worrying.
- Some observers hypothesize that she had been indoctrinated to believe the malicious stereotype of the Ursidae as awkward, clumsy, ill-mannered brutes.
- (before noun) brute force they used brute force to get him out of the carlo sacaron del coche por la fuerzaExample sentences
- Tenderness is more of a show of strength than brute force, because it is harder to be compassionate than it is to be mighty.
- Such relations, contributing to a sense of continuity bridge the gap between the listener and the brute physicality of the musical language.
- The possession of vast territory, raw physical resources, and brute power guarantees neither prosperity nor peace.
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