Translation of swingeing in Spanish:


durísimo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈswɪn(d)ʒɪŋ//ˈswɪndʒɪŋ/



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    (cuts/increases) salvaje
    she made a swingeing attack on government policy lanzó un durísimo / feroz ataque a la política del gobierno
    • swingeing cuts in public expenditure salvajes recortes en el gasto público
    • ‘We're not against a more efficient Civil Service, but it's difficult to see how services will improve with such swingeing cuts,’ he said.
    • But with swingeing cuts in haddock quotas also on the cards, what will the average family be eating in place of its favourite Friday night treat?
    • They say this would leave York residents faced with either swingeing service cuts, meaning departments like education and social care could suffer badly.
    • Residents are bracing themselves for the annual double whammy: a hike in council tax bills, and swingeing cuts in services.
    • Scores of beds will be axed and staff recruitment and overtime drastically reduced in swingeing cuts being unveiled by hospital chiefs today.
    • There are widespread fears that new legislation and the impact of stakeholder pensions will lead to swingeing cuts at life companies.
    • Firefighters and control staff now have a chance to stave off swingeing attacks on their conditions by employers who have reneged on an earlier pay deal.
    • Taxpayers are bracing themselves for a mammoth council tax rise of up to 10 per cent and swingeing cuts to services.
    • Plans to build a number of new homes for the elderly as part of a £15m rebuilding plan are to go ahead in Sheffield despite staff suffering swingeing pay cuts last year.
    • He has really started something with his swingeing attack on the hypocrisy of the media.
    • Most heads believed they would get inflation-busting increases but found themselves having to make swingeing cuts.
    • But, with a £20 million debt and £25,000 a week being haemorrhaged, despite swingeing player and staff cuts, the matter is not that simple.
    • ‘We are facing an almost impossible task to make such swingeing cuts,’ said the insider.
    • Everyone seems to expect swingeing personnel cuts and the disappearance of several army regiments and possibly either ships or RAF units.
    • His departure would come after a torrid summer in which he has been harshly criticised for allowing a series of swingeing cuts in hospital services throughout Scotland.
    • Reports forecast swingeing job cuts across the board at the BBC.
    • He made swingeing attacks on multinational companies destroying Nigeria - and in particular the land and lives of the Ogoni people, of whom he was one - in the pursuit of profit.
    • I asked if, by keeping the increase to this level, it would mean a swingeing cut in council grants to voluntary bodies, but did not get a satisfactory answer.
    • But, as the Conservative group leader recognised, the alternative - swingeing cuts - was unthinkable.
    • THE ‘appalling’ state of a crisis-hit council's finances were laid bare yesterday, amid warnings that most services faced swingeing cuts.