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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  14/OUT/2012 4:49 AM
Assunto:  Hard-nosed market...
 
Mensagem:  http://dictionary.reverso.net/english-cobuild/hard-nosed
hard-nosed  
 
You use hard-nosed to describe someone who is tough and realistic, and who takes decisions on practical grounds rather than emotional ones.  
INFORMAL      adj   usu ADJ n   (=unsentimental)  
If nothing else, Doug is a hard-nosed businessman.


 hard-nosed     
businesslike, down-to-earth, hard-headed, hardline, practical, pragmatic, realistic, shrewd, tough, uncompromising, unsentimental.


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   In a quick search Google (and online dictionaries ) told me that hard-nose could be:
   - Focused, unbending, stubborn.
   - Guided by practical experience and observation rather by theory.
   - Unsentimentally practical.


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Hard-nosed market  –  Maria Madalena ( Madá)  13/OUT/2012, 7:43 PM
hard-nosed market  –  Dale-USA  14/OUT/2012, 12:14 AM
 Hard-nosed market...  –  PPAULO  14/OUT/2012, 4:49 AM
Hard-nosed market...  –  CRS  14/OUT/2012, 2:43 PM
Hard-nosed market...  –  Renan  14/OUT/2012, 4:23 PM
Hard-nosed market...  –  Maria Madalena ( Madá)  14/OUT/2012, 5:49 PM
Hard-nosed market...  –  PPAULO  14/OUT/2012, 6:05 PM
Hard-nosed market...  –  PPAULO  14/OUT/2012, 8:53 PM
Hard-nosed market...  –  Renan  15/OUT/2012, 1:58 PM
Hard-nosed market...  –  Osorio_  15/OUT/2012, 7:50 AM
Hard-nosed market...  –  PPAULO  15/OUT/2012, 4:21 PM

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