- 1.1 [Med] pulse le tomó el pulso she took his pulse tomarle el pulso a algo to gauge sth para tomarle el pulso a la opinión pública in order to gauge o sound out public opinion 1.2 (firmeza en la mano) tengo muy mal pulso I have a very unsteady hand para este trabajo hace falta tener muy buen pulso this job requires a very steady hand me temblaba el pulso my hand was shaking 1.3 (sin ayuda) lo levantó a pulso he lifted it with his bare hands una línea hecha a pulso a line drawn without a ruler o drawn freehand ganarse algo a pulso to deserve sth y que conste que se lo ha ganado a pulso and he's really earned it o worked for it, I can tell you 1.4 (prueba) arm-wrestling match echar un pulso to arm wrestle un pulso entre reformadores y tradicionalistas a trial of strength between reformers and traditionalists
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The Spanish constitutional court (Tribunal Constitucional) is made up of twelve members. It decides all matters relating to constitutional legislation, including common law, international treaties, and regional statutes. There is no appeal against its decisions, and all other constitutional bodies are subject to its control.