Translation of hard-nosed in Spanish:

hard-nosed

duro, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈhɑrd ˈˌnoʊzd///

adjective

  • 1

    (tough-minded)
    duro
    • His methods fit what was probably the requirements of the time and place for a hard-nosed businessman.
    • It's not all bad news for the former Chorlton convent girl, whose hard-nosed approach to her job earned a lot of admirers.
    • They were considered the epitome of hard-nosed business thinking about public problems.
    • The men who were the midwives of the Jewish state were hard-nosed realists.
    • Kim Dae Jung is both a visionary and a shrewd, hard-nosed politician.
    • Far from seeming hard-nosed and realistic, they suddenly appear beside the point, if not immoral.
    • It is this sheep-like loyalty that has turned many a hard-nosed businessman into a servile crony.
    • If Scout leaders really want to teach financial survival skills to a new generation, they need a much more hard-nosed approach.
    • Corporates are shedding their earlier aloof attitude and taking a more hard-nosed approach.
    • However it seems increasingly clear that it has been well out of its depth in the hard-nosed world of big business that the health service has now become.
    • He left that image to dwell on and returned to it after the hard-nosed business audit was over and after he had walloped Hague and the shadow cabinet.
    • Yet, putting sentiment aside, land management has to be considered as a hard-nosed business.
    • He is a hard-nosed businessman ready for any challenge.
    • The pair are known as pragmatic, hard-nosed businessmen, and they are thought to have little sentimental attachment to the club.
    • The hard-nosed realists in the OHL and their associates knew otherwise.
    • Although a hard-nosed pragmatist, Waugh was hurt that his batting was not given due credit.
    • Hence the need for real realism, for a view more clear-eyed and hard-nosed than we've had before.
    • He is a tough, hard-nosed player who is playing with more emotion than ever.
    • Companies run by hard-nosed business people wouldn't be spending millions on it if it didn't work.
    • It is this sort of hard-nosed pragmatism that has taken Edinburgh to the brink of history.
  • 2

    (stubborn)
    terco
    cerril