Spanish translation of 'rigid'
- (= stiff)
⇒ to be rigid with fear
estar paralizado de miedo
idiom: to be bored rigid (informal)
estar aburrido or aburrirse como una ostra (inf)
- (= strict)
- (= inflexible)
- [person, ideas]
⇒ he is quite rigid about it
es bastante inflexible or intransigente sobre ese punto
- [person, ideas]
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Example Sentences Including 'rigid'
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Projects are undertaken on a team basis and there is no rigid and inflexible formality.TOP MARKETING AND MEDIA COMPANIES IN THE UK (2002)
I love him dearly but he bores me rigid in bed.The Sun (2009)
Pack into a rigid plastic container and freeze for up to a month.The Sun (2016)
Passengers make frequent trips ashore to villages in rigid inflatable boats.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The body feels more rigid, the ride is more compliant and roll is reduced.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They would be bored rigid.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Those rigid plastic boxes with pull-out trays will encourage neat and tidy habits.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Who said we have a rigid class structure in this country?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You no longer need old rigid structures.The Sun (2015)
Your approach to life is changing and becoming less rigid.The Sun (2011)
Your body is too rigid.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Potential buyers see players who impress in a rigid system and fear that they would not thrive away from that.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The emphasis is strictly on tactical control and rigid organisation.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It somehow implies correctness and rigid wardrobe control.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She spends the rest of the night rigid with fear and disgust.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Transfer the mixture to a rigid plastic container with a lid and leave in the freezer for 4-6 hours or overnight until firm.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
At least three kayaks and a rigid inflatable boat supervised the swim.The Sun (2015)
Being a stepdad demands special skills and he has a rigid and controlling mentality which could prove very damaging.The Sun (2011)
Brought into the warm (I have had such bags stood in a rigid plastic tray under my office desk!The Sun (2016)
She denied that the Framework was too rigid or inflexible.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The horror of flying through the air standing on a small metal tray made my body go rigid with fear.The Sun (2006)
The prolific gifting of bags to celebrities and key editors also means that allegiances are less rigid.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The integrity of international sport is based upon fairly rigid international rulings.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
There's clearly money in rigid plastic containers.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: rigid ADJECTIVE
Laws, rules, or systems that are rigid cannot be changed or varied, and are therefore considered to be rather severe.
The college has rigid rules about student conduct.
Translation of rigid from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary