Translation of toughen in Spanish:
- 1.1 (strengthen)(muscles)his skin had toughened (up)endurecerse1.2 (become physically, emotionally resilient)se le había curtido la pielhacerse más fuerteExample sentences1.3 (become more uncompromising)
(stance/approach)hacerse más firmeendurecerseExample sentences
- Most of the foals we saw here will be taken to Bazy's Hat Ranch in northern Arizona to be turned out on large acreage where they can toughen up and develop strong bones and feet.
- Because of its low fat content, goat meat will lose moisture and can toughen quickly if exposed to high temperatures and dry cooking methods.
- Best practice would be to fit five point door bolts, make sure any glass in doors is toughened to make it harder to smash, fit security lighting and lock away any garden equipment that could be used to break into a property.
- Some 80% of voters had rejected a second proposal by an anti-abortion coalition to toughen the rules on abortion, the survey said.
- It has lobbied against proposals to toughen the law on cold calling and doorstep selling.
- He could also pressure the state's congressional delegation to toughen the federal law.
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A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.