English translation of 'basto'
1. [superficie, piel] coarse
2. [persona, comportamiento] rude ⧫ vulgar
1. (Cards) ace of clubs
See note BARAJA ESPAÑOLA
clubs (one of the suits in the Spanish card deck)
▪ idiom: pintan bastos things are getting tough ⧫ the going’s getting tough
2. (= albarda) packsaddle
(Latin America) bastos
soft leather pad (used under the saddle)
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En el cuarto puso empeño, pero el toro, basto , andaba por allí sin fijeza y con la carita arriba.El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Estamos produciendo al máximo y no damos a basto con la demanda.El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1995)
p NOVELA Largo camino hasta la Z Un texto de lenguaje plano y humor basto que no consigue entretenerEl Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1995)
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'basto' in Other Languages
British English: coarse /kɔːs/ ADJECTIVE
rough Coarse things have a rough texture.
...a beach of coarse sand.
- American English: coarse
- Arabic: فَظّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: grosseiro
- Chinese: 粗糙的
- Croatian: grub
- Czech: hrubý povrch
- Danish: grov
- Dutch: grof ruw
- European Spanish: basto
- Finnish: karkea kangas ym.
- French: grossier épais
- German: grob
- Greek: τραχύς
- Italian: grezzo
- Japanese: きめの粗い
- Korean: 거친
- Norwegian: grov
- Polish: szorstki
- European Portuguese: grosseiro
- Romanian: aspru
- Russian: грубый
- Latin American Spanish: tosco
- Swedish: grov storkornig
- Thai: อย่างหยาบ
- Turkish: kaba kumaş, sakal vb
- Ukrainian: грубий
- Vietnamese: thô
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