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"to be too hard on"

 

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Old May 02, 2013, 10:33 AM
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"to be too hard on"

As in "deal severely with."

ex. He asked the teacher not to be too hard on those who forgot the assignment

How do you say this in Spanish?

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Old May 02, 2013, 11:19 AM
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No ser demasiado duro con...

No seas demasiado duro con...

Le pidió al maestro/profesor que no fuera demasiado duro con quienes olvidaron la tarea /los deberes.

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