rígido
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rígido(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (non-flexible)
a. rigid
Guardo los dibujos en una carpeta rígida para que no se arruguen.I keep my drawings in a rigid folder so that they don't get crumpled.
b. stiff
Estos zapatos son tan rígidos que no puedo caminar bien.These shoes are so stiff that I can hardly walk in them.
2. (severe)
a. harsh
El profesor de matemáticas es muy rígido y espera que estudiemos mucho.Our math teacher is very harsh and he expects us to work really hard.
b. strict
Mi padre era tan rígido que no me dejaba salir por la noche.My father was so strict that he didn't allow me to go out at night.
c. inflexible
Las personas tan rígidas también deberían dar su brazo a torcer de vez en cuando.People who are so inflexible should also bend every now and then.
3. (expresionless)
a. stony
Carmen tenía el semblante rígido cuando me asomé a su despacho.There was a stony look on Carmen's face when I went into her office.
b. frozen
Los guardias que hay a las puertas del palacio tienen la expresión rígida.The guards at the palace doors have a frozen expression on their face.
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rígido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (objeto, material)
a. rigid
2. (pierna, brazo)
a. stiff
3. (rostro)
a. stony
4. (severo; normas)
a. harsh
5. (carácter)
a. inflexible
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rígido
adjective
1 (tieso) rigid; stiff
quedarse rígido (gen) to go rigid; (de frío) to get stiff; get stiff with cold
2 [+actitud] rigid; inflexible
3 (moralmente) strict; harsh
4 [+expresión] wooden; expressionless
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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