hard-headed

hard-headed
[ˌhɑːd'hedɪd]
aggettivo [person, approach] pratico, realistico
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adjective (practical; shrewd; not influenced by emotion: a hard-headed businessman.) pratico
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[ˌhɑːd'hedɪd]
aggettivo [person, approach] pratico, realistico

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