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Pronunciation: /ˈduro/

Translation of duro in English:


feminine: dura m., f.

  • 1 (oggetto rigido)dormire sul duro
    to sleep on a hard bed
  • 2 [informal] (persona)
    hard person, tough
    fare il duro con qualcuno
    to bully somebody
    credi di essere un duro, vero?
    so you think you're hard o tough, do you?


avere la pelle -a

to have a thick skin

essere duro di cuore

to be hard-hearted

essere un osso duro

to be a hard o tough nut to crack

a muso duro

essere duro d'orecchi(o)

to be hard of hearing

avere la testa -a

to be strongheaded

essere duro di comprendonio

to be slow on the uptake, to be slow-witted

essere duro a morire

to die hard

tenere duro

to hold out, to stay the course, to stand fast, to hold o stand (one's) ground

è proprio -a da mandar giù

that's pretty strong medicine

averlo o avercelo duro

to have o get a hard-on, to have a boner, to get it up
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