An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (solid)
a. robusto (person)
He is a man of sturdy build.Es un hombre de contextura robusta.
b. fuerte (person, material)
You have to be tough and sturdy to work as a fireman.Hay que ser duro y fuerte para trabajar de bombero.
c. resistente (object, material)
I bought a good sturdy bag from the army surplus store.Me compré una bolsa bien resistente en la tienda de excedentes militares.
2. (determined)
a. firme
Sturdy opposition from both sides of the political aisle have thwarted several attempts at reform.La firme oposición de ambos lados del espectro político frustró varios intentos de reforma.
b. tenaz
This presidential candidate can count on sturdy support from the red states.Este candidato presidencial puede contar con el apoyo tenaz de los estados conservadores.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person)
a. robusto(a)
2. (object)
a. resistente
3. (opposition, resistance)
a. firme, sólido(a)
sturdy [ˈstɜːdɪ]
sturdier (comparative)sturdiest (superlative)
1 [+person, tree] robusto; fuerte; [+boat, material] fuerte; [+table, furniture] sólido
2 [+supporter, refusal] enérgico; firme; [+resistance] tenaz
sturdy independence espíritu (m) fuerte de independencia
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