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Old July 22, 2010, 05:44 AM
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¡Vaya morro! = ¡Qué cara más dura! = What a cheek!

http://buscon.rae.es/draeI/SrvltCons...S=3&LEMA=morro

Where you got the word Cara dura?
Really what does it mean?
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Where you got the word Cara dura?
Really what does it mean?
DRAE gives you the definition,
caradura. 1. adj. Sinvergüenza, descarado.

Oxford Superlex gives you equivalents in English,
caradura adj (fam) sassy (AmE colloq), cheeky (BrE colloq)
Also,
(frescura, descaro) nerve (colloq), cheek (BrE colloq);
¡qué cara (más dura) tienes = you have some nerve!, you’ve got a nerve o cheek!;
se lo llevó por la cara = he just took it quite openly;
entraron en la fiesta por la cara = they gatecrashed the party;
lo dijo con toda la cara del mundo = he said it as cool as you like;
tiene más cara que espalda = he has such a nerve!
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I'll study your investigation.

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There are lots of sassy people in this world.
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That's right! (Well, maybe that is not right, but it is true, unfortunately)
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I have study your answer Pablo.
And I have found the word more correct that you have told me.
Cara dura could be more acceptable for Morro.

I'm agree with your investigation.

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Sassy, I didn't know this word. Thanks.
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I don't know if I'm well with the meaning of the word Sassy.
It means Respondon right?
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