cortante en Inglés

Pronunciación
adj. cutting, biting, piercing

Ejemplos

¿No piensas que es grosero darle a la gente una respuesta tan cortante como esa?
Don't you think it's rude to give people such a curt reply like that?
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Me dio una respuesta cortante.
He gave me a curt answer.
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- No estoy para bagatelas - contestó de manera cortante; y añadió, con una sonrisa- : Perdone mi brusquedad, pero ha cortado usted el hilo de mis pensamientos. Es lo mismo... Así, pues, ¿no le había saltado a la vista la condición del mensajero?
“I have no time for trifles,” he answered, brusquely; then with a smile, “Excuse my rudeness. You broke the thread of my thoughts; but perhaps it is as well. So you actually were not able to see that that man was a sergeant of Marines?”
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- Veneno - repuso cortante Sherlock Holmes, y se dirigió hacia la puerta- . Otra cosa, Lestrade - añadió antes de salir- . «Rache» es palabra alemana que significa «Venganza», de modo que no pierda el tiempo buscando a una dama de ese nombre.
“Poison,” said Sherlock Holmes curtly, and strode off. “One other thing, Lestrade,” he added, turning round at the door: “’Rache,’ is the German for ‘revenge;’ so don’t lose your time looking for Miss Rachel.”
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- La calle Brixton no queda entre Houndsditch y circo alguno - terció entonces Sherlock Holmes, cortante.
“The Brixton Road does not lie between any circus and Houndsditch,” said Sherlock Holmes sharply.
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Los bigotes enhiestos y engomados tomaban un avance agresivo. Su voz era cortante y seca, como si sacudiese las palabras…
The waxed, upright moustaches were bristling aggressively. His voice was sharp and dry as though he were shaking out his words.
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—Tuve el honor de manifestarle, joven—dijo, imitando la cortante frialdad de los diplomáticos—, que usted no es mas que un sudamericano, e ignora las cosas de Europa.
I have the honor to inform you, young man, he said, imitating the cutting coldness of the diplomats, "that you are merely a South American and know nothing of the affairs of Europe."
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Su voz tomaba una agudeza irónica y cortante al hablar de los celtas, pobladores de las tierras del Sur. Habían retrasado el progreso de la humanidad, lanzándola por un falso derrotero.
His voice took on an ironic and cutting edge when speaking of the Celts, inhabitants of the lands of the South. They had retarded the progress of Humanity, deflecting it in the wrong direction.
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¡La sonrisa irónica, feroz, cortante del doctor!... Argensola no había conocido al viejo Madariaga, y sin embargo, se le ocurrió que así debían sonreir los tiburones,
Oh, the ironical, ferocious and cutting smile of the Doctor! Argensola had never known old Madariaga, but it, nevertheless, occurred to him that in this fashion sharks must smile,
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Viejo, calvo y horriblemente descarnado, el tercer jinete saltaba sobre el cortante dorso del caballo negro. Sus piernas disecadas oprimían los flancos de la magra bestia.
Bald, old and horribly skinny was the third horseman bouncing up and down on the rawboned back of his black steed. His shrunken legs clanked against the thin flanks of the lean beast.
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