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hay que picar piedra

English translation: to work hard at

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Spanish term or phrase:picar piedra
English translation:to work hard at
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14:41 Jul 25, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
Spanish term or phrase: hay que picar piedra
Mexican saying
Jennifer Struna
put one's nose to the grindstone,
Explanation:
to work hard at it (whatever it is).
Selected response from:

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 16:24
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1put one's nose to the grindstone,
Parrot
na -1to break new ground
Davorka Grgic


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
put one's nose to the grindstone,


Explanation:
to work hard at it (whatever it is).

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 16:24
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marcus Malabad: yep!
3 mins
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8 mins peer agreement (net): -1
to break new ground


Explanation:
-conocimiento propio.

Davorka Grgic
Local time: 16:24
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 498

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Marcus Malabad: this means: doing something new
1 min
  -> Yes it does. I lived in Mexico.
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