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Old April 09, 2010, 06:55 PM
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Lightbulb Es un toro difícil de torear

When a person is difficult to deal with.
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También se puede decir "Es un hueso difícil de roer".
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to be a pain in the neck/rear/a..
to be hard to deal with
to be a tough nut to crack = un hueso duro de roer
to be a hard nut to crack = ditto
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