Translation: from spanish

it takes courage to do a thing like that

  • 1 agallas

    f.pl.
    guts, boldness, valor, courage.
    * * *
    1 familiar courage sing, guts, pluck sing
    2 (anginas) sore throat sing
    * * *
    (n.) = gumption, grit, guts, spunk, pizzazz
    Ex. The blame was not theirs that they were so lacking in gumption.
    Ex. The article 'Money, manure, squeaky wheels, a paucity of grease and possibly grit!' argues that the acquisitions process in academic libraries functions optimally when adequate funds support library needs, local political realities and faculty needs and demands.
    Ex. Well, I happened to inherit a full set of Trollope, and I had the guts to throw it out.
    Ex. In her youth, as in her adult years, she was a person with spunk.
    Ex. I wanted to show them an application which not only was database functional, but which itself had some pizzazz as a website.
    * * *
    (n.) = gumption, grit, guts, spunk, pizzazz

    Ex: The blame was not theirs that they were so lacking in gumption.

    Ex: The article 'Money, manure, squeaky wheels, a paucity of grease and possibly grit!' argues that the acquisitions process in academic libraries functions optimally when adequate funds support library needs, local political realities and faculty needs and demands.
    Ex: Well, I happened to inherit a full set of Trollope, and I had the guts to throw it out.
    Ex: In her youth, as in her adult years, she was a person with spunk.
    Ex: I wanted to show them an application which not only was database functional, but which itself had some pizzazz as a website.

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    agallas sustantivo femenino plural (fam) ( valor) guts (pl) (colloq);
    con agallass gutsy (colloq);

    hay que tener agallass it takes guts (colloq)

    ' agallas' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    agalla
    English:
    grit
    - gut
    - spunk
    - guts
    * * *
    agallas npl
    1. (de pez) gills
    2. (valor) guts

    Spanish-English dictionary > agallas

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