"roer" English translation

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"roer" in English

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[royendo|roído] {verb}

Si alguna vez han visto como las terneras encerradas en sus establos empiezan a roer las puertas para conseguir algo que realmente necesitan, sabrán de lo que estoy hablando.
If you ever saw how calves locked in their stalls started to gnaw at the gates to get something of what they really needed, then you will know what I am talking about.
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to eat away {vb} (rats, mice)
El crecimiento de la competencia podría roer el tejido industrial de estos países, compuesto en alguno de ellos por pequeñas y medianas empresas frágiles.
The growth in competition could eat away at the industrial fabric of these countries, which in some cases consists of vulnerable small and medium-sized enterprises.
roer
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to eat away at {vb} (rats, mice)
El crecimiento de la competencia podría roer el tejido industrial de estos países, compuesto en alguno de ellos por pequeñas y medianas empresas frágiles.
The growth in competition could eat away at the industrial fabric of these countries, which in some cases consists of vulnerable small and medium-sized enterprises.

Context sentences for "roer" in English

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SpanishLos " flecos " pendientes han resultando, en efecto, un hueso bastante duro de roer.
Indeed it is clear that the question of the leftovers is going to be a fairly hard nut to crack.
SpanishSin embargo, para los americanos, Siria puede ser un hueso duro de roer.
However, the Americans may find that Syria is a hard nut to crack.
Spanishpara mí la química es un hueso duro de roer
chemistry is an uphill struggle for me
SpanishSeñor Presidente, distinguidas señoras y señores, el Profesor Monti acaba de explicar que la política fiscal en Europa es un hueso duro de roer.
Mr President, ladies and gentlemen, Professor Monti has just explained that tax policy in Europe is an example of how not to take the easy way out.
SpanishCon ocasión del Tratado de Colonia, el Consejo, del que usted formaba parte, echó un hueso que roer a este Parlamento: la Carta de los Derechos Fundamentales.
At the signing of the Treaty of Cologne, the Council, of which you were a member, threw Parliament a bone in the shape of the Charter of Fundamental Rights in order to keep it quiet.