Translation of tricky in Spanish:


difícil, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtrɪki//ˈtrɪki/

adjectivetrickiest, trickier

  • 1

    (problem/task) difícil
    (problem/task) peliagudo
    (task/problem) que tiene sus bemoles
    • The markup construction was tricky and required compromises in several places.
    • He nodded his head while avoiding her tender gaze, a tricky task with a child so small.
    • The Town Hall car park area remains a tricky and highly sensitive area for development.
    • The lack of crossings, lights, pavements and bridges make it tricky business.
    • Euthanasia is a very tricky subject and one that should be handled with extreme care.
    • With some cars this is a relatively simple DIY task, in others it is quite tricky and best done by a garage.
    • The horribly tricky task for the judges in such situations is to avoid the court being used as a weapon in a revenge mission.
    • There was also plenty of torque to take care of those more tricky roads.
    • The art of communication is a tricky business, but not half as tricky as the communication of art.
    • The students use this technique today to master the most complex and tricky footwork.
    • Whilst tempting, growing potatoes in a raised bed is tricky because they are difficult to dig out.
    • Making a historical drama that purports to be based on truth is a tricky business.
    • Completing one set of objectives or the other isn't too hard, but completing them both is a tricky task.
    • If the exact financial scale of the problem is a little tricky to assess, so too is the legal position.
    • It was very tricky business, as one wrong move would result in the loss of the fish.
    • He has the tricky task of deciding where the side will play in the future.
    • This means learning the tricky skill of being apart but yet being part of the action.
    • Gaining recognition for climbing would appear, at first sight, to be a tricky business.
    • It's a tricky business producing a film based on a book that your audience already has a solid affinity with.
    • Not so fast, you have got to find a decent one first and that can be a tricky old business.
  • 2

    (sensitive, delicate)
  • 3

    (person/scheme) taimado
    (person/scheme) astuto
    • The tricky winger immediately started to cause Portadown problems and clearly lifted the Newry attack.
    • The early minutes of the second half saw more great skills from Thompson and tricky runs from Sovago.
    • Ryan Giggs is not as tricky but he has great pace, skill and overall quality.
    • Having been booked earlier for an altercation with McMillan, the tricky winger was sent off.