- 1 1.1 [arcilla] to harden; [cemento] to harden, set lo endurecen para que dure más it is toughened to last longer 1.2 [músculos/uñas] to strengthen 1.3 [arterias] to harden
- 2 2.1 [persona/carácter] (volver insensible) to harden; (fortalecer) to toughen … up ese corte te endurece las facciones that haircut makes your features look harsher 2.2 [actitud] to toughen vamos a endurecer nuestra postura frente al terrorismo we are going to toughen our stance on o/or take a tougher line against terrorism
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Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.