Translation of grueling in Spanish:


extenuante, adj.

(British gruelling)

Pronunciation /ˈɡrʊəlɪŋ//ˈɡruəlɪŋ/


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    (journey/examination) extenuante
    (journey/examination) agotador
    (experience/ordeal) penoso
    (experience/ordeal) duro
    • The work week was six days, and each work day was a grueling 12 hours.
    • This wasn't the most pleasant way to begin a grueling, accusatory interview, but Jacobs' unease made sense for the obvious reasons.
    • But in a strange way, it added a level of realism that we wouldn't have got, gruelling though it was.
    • So he put an incorrect date of birth on the application form and completed the gruelling 26 mile route.
    • This could take up to an hour and must be completed by the end of a gruelling nine-hour shift.
    • Teams of between two and eight dogs will run at speeds of over 20 miles per hour around the gruelling four-mile course.
    • The scenery was breathtaking and it was a very enjoyable walk if a little gruelling at times.
    • Every day was full of challenges, some gruelling, others just plain grubby.
    • Since then he has run the London marathon and the gruelling 150-mile Great Sahara Run.
    • David has been a paratrooper for a year after surviving a gruelling six-month training course.
    • Years later, as an Army wife herself, she remembers a grueling 15-day trip to Europe on a ship.
    • Plus, after a gruelling few days the creative juices were a little slack.
    • Riders must complete four to five laps in one day, each of which can easily be a gruelling 25 miles long.
    • These were based mainly in Scotland, where the courses were as gruelling as the terrain.
    • Only 14 of the 40 horses finished the gruelling four-and-a-half mile course in Liverpool.
    • As with any new venture, those first 12 months have been crucial - and gruelling.
    • The documentary filmed them preparing for the latter, and their gruelling training regime was something to behold.
    • Things did get a little gruelling at time, but by the time I had done 5K I knew that I was going to finish.
    • Then we'd shoulder the saplings in tandem and carry them back to the cottage, a gruelling 40 minutes.
    • As my husband points out, teaching is a grueling, challenging job and takes an enormous amount of energy.