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1grandote informaldescomunalas adverb a hulking great brute — una bestia de hombre informal
- You know, that game in which hulking athletes repeatedly smash small bouncy balls across a net so that their opponent can't possibly reach them let alone return them.
- He was a hulking man, almost as tall as that other assassin that I had seen tonight.
- Who's this hulking guy who does the pile driver?
- The thing is, none of these guys and the others who work out regularly are heavy, hulking guys lifting 300 pounds a pop.
- At this her hulking son paused in his train of thought, taking the tea.
- Rae looked to his left and saw a large, hulking man standing behind the store's counter, grinning openly, revealing the man's lack of dental hygiene.
- The handsome and hulking father is openly envied by his adolescent son, a chiseled but baby-faced youth who desires the muscles of manhood and the adult respect of his beloved old man.
- In less than a minute, 50 hulking men have poured out from a blockhouse wearing camouflage, black berets and webbing, and clutching assault rifles.
- He muttered something to him, and the hulking guard rose, beckoning to them.
- He was hulking, unshaven, and shaking with lustful glee.
- He is a hulking figure, the heaviest in the British squad at 92 kg, coached by Sean Kelly at Stockport Metro.
- But, let's face it, like that great hulking lad who was cluttering up the pavement rather than shaping up enough to get a job, they get horribly on your nerves.
- A tall hulking teenager stared down at him and smirked.
- Just to be sure, I asked one of the people outside - a big hulking guy - ‘Is this the 730-9 History class?’
- ‘I was interviewed by 20 hulking blokes crammed into a tiny room,’ she says.
- His hulking celebrity is no longer a novelty, and the governor is dogged everywhere he goes these days by the angry nurses, schoolteachers and firefighters whose budgets he has slashed.
- They first had to go through the hangar-high hall with the crouching pterodactyl and its massive, hulking neighbour.
- It wasn't as though she'd been overly careless; it was just that she hadn't been expecting that great hulking moron to actually hit her across the face.
- As she hurriedly bent down to retrieve her possessions, she looked up and into the glaring eyes of a huge, hulking man wearing the gold braid of a four star admiral on his dress blue Navy uniform.
- What's missing is an emotional point of entry - a way to feel something for the hulking man up on the screen and the people with whom he comes in contact.
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