Translation of telling in Spanish:

telling

contundente, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛlɪŋ//ˈtɛlɪŋ/

adjective

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    (effective)
    (argument/criticism) contundente
    (blow) certero
    (blow) bien asestado
    • There are also significant and telling differences on the question of defense spending.
    • He was involved in most of his sides scores as he combined with his team mates and either passed to telling effect or was fouled in possession.
    • Nevertheless, she is determined to continue with her fight that has had a telling effect on her family.
    • The type of shows being shown on television have a very telling effect on the minds of our children.
    • The figures are not only alarming but they have a telling effect on the domestic debt.
    • The trees and their colours in the paintings had a telling effect on viewers.
    • I think I'm coming on well fitness-wise, but that flu jab that knocked me back a few weeks ago has had a telling effect.
    • This enhanced social capacity would be used to telling effect in the coming years of struggle.
    • As it happens, this is just one telling detail in a carefully orchestrated tapestry of haunting effects.
    • Some of the most brilliant human resources have died at their most productive age and this has had a telling effect on all sectors of our economy.
    • The right word and expression is enough to deliver the punch with telling effect.
    • These professional hazards have a telling effect on their health conditions.
    • The artistes had become more confident after the rehearsals and this had a telling effect on the pace of work.
    • This is unfortunate, because the author is capable of producing telling effects.
    • Very few might be aware that the name of a person has a telling effect on one's life.
    • Falling at the feet of Jesus in front of a crowd is a telling gesture signifying social inferiority.
    • A telling and potentially explosive social indicator is the decline in the percentage of teenagers holding jobs.
    • Cynics may scoff at all these; but if only implemented strictly, these measures can have a telling effect.
    • After the restart, Italy looked the far stronger, continually launching telling breaks but still failing to find the vital pass.
    • He uses them to telling effect in the account of a peasant woman living alone, who gives the hungry boy shelter.
  • 2

    (revealing)
    (sign/remark) revelador
    (remark/sign) elocuente

noun

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    narración feminine
    relato masculine