duro

noun
du·​ro | \ ˈdu̇r-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce duro (audio) \
plural duros

Definition of duro

: a Spanish or Spanish American peso or silver dollar

Examples of duro in a Sentence

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El señor Smith, un hombre duro y amargado, acepta proteger a un bebé al que ha ayudado a nacer en medio de un tiroteo. Los Angeles Times, "Here are the feature and TV films airing the week of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019," 11 Aug. 2019 Un joven ambicioso trabaja duro hasta convertirse en el director más importante de comedia musical de México. Los Angeles Times, "Here are the feature and TV films airing the week of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019," 11 Aug. 2019 Yo, por mi parte, sigo trabajando duro, no puedo hacerlo de otra forma. Paul Sullivan, chicagotribune.com, "Recovering from another concussion, Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli denies report and says his ‘hope is to catch again’," 13 July 2019 Seu comprometimento incansável, disciplina e trabalho duro sempre me surpreendem. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Gisele Bündchen's Reaction to Tom Brady's Super Bowl Win Was Priceless," 4 Feb. 2019 Desafortunadamente estaré fuera un tiempo pero trabajaré muy duro para volver pronto a jugar. SI.com, "Watford Considering Signing Barcelona Loanee Gerard Deulofeu on Permanent Deal in the Summer," 8 Mar. 2018 Desafortunadamente estaré fuera un tiempo pero trabajaré muy duro para volver pronto a jugar. SI.com, "Watford Considering Signing Barcelona Loanee Gerard Deulofeu on Permanent Deal in the Summer," 8 Mar. 2018 Obrigada por toda equipe da @versace por trabalhar tão duro para fazer meu vestido totalmente sustentável. Alex Warner, Marie Claire, "See the Best Behind-the-Scenes Celebrity Instagrams from the 2018 Met Gala," 7 May 2018 Desafortunadamente estaré fuera un tiempo pero trabajaré muy duro para volver pronto a jugar. SI.com, "Watford Considering Signing Barcelona Loanee Gerard Deulofeu on Permanent Deal in the Summer," 8 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of duro

1832, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for duro

Spanish, short for peso duro hard peso

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