de hierro

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de hierro(
deh
 
yeh
-
rroh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (made of iron)
a. iron (used as an adjective)
Los ladrones saltaron la verja de hierro y entraron en la casa.The burglars jumped the iron gate and entered the house.
2. (containing iron)
a. iron (used as an adjective)
Han encontrado mineral de hierro en el subsuelo de la zona.Iron ore has been found in the area's subsoil.
3. (related to iron)
a. iron (used as an adjective)
Las importaciones de hierro cuestan mucho dinero a los astilleros nacionales.Iron imports cost national shipyards a lot of money.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(very strong)
a. iron
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(used as an adjective)
El tirano había gobernado su país con mano de hierro durante décadas.The tyrant had ruled his country with an iron fist for decades.
b. cast-iron
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Tienes un estómago de hierro, compadre. Yo no podría comerme esos chiles.Man, you have a cast-iron stomach. I coud never eat those chilis.
c. of steel
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(person)
Mi experiencia es que para triunfar en el ejército tienes que ser una mujer de hierro. Los hombres no te lo ponen fácil.In my experience, to succeed in the army you have to be a woman of steel. Men don't make it easy for you.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Alberto es un parapléjico con envidiable sentido del humor y voluntad de hierro.Alberto is a paraplegic who has an enviable sense of humor and an iron will.
Matías era un tipo de hierro. Había estado en la guerra y en la cárcel.Matias was tough as nails. He had been in the war and in jail.
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