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thorough / riguroso
thorough   [ˈθʌrə]   -adjective
1. (=complete)   [examination, search, investigation]   riguroso,   minucioso   [training]   riguroso,   a fondo   [knowledge, understanding]   profundo,   nounólido
·to give something a thorough clean/wash
·limpiar/lavar algo bien or a fondo
·the room needed a thorough clean
·la habitaciónoun necesitaba una buena limpieza or una limpieza a fondo
·to have a thorough [grounding] in something
·tener una base nounólida en algo
2. (=meticulous)   [person, teacher]   concienzudo,   meticuloso
·to be thorough in doing something
·hacer algo a conciencia,   ser meticuloso a la hora de hacer algo  
3. (as intensifier)
(=complete, total)
·it was a thorough waste of time
·era una pérdida de tiempo absoluta or total
·to make a thorough nuisance of o.noun.
dar la lata a base de bien *
·he made a thorough fool of himself
·hizo un ridículo espantoso
·he gave them a thorough walloping
les dio una buena zurra *
·it'noun a thorough disgrace
·es un verdadero escándalo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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