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    Does anyone know what that word means in Spanish?

    It comes from a sentence that speaks about someone who learns with effeor, then a plodder, then average mental and brilliant exceptional. I can't seem to find it in the dictionary. Thanks a lot.
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    Default Traduccion de "Plodder"

    The translation of "plodder" into Spanish is:

    "el que trabaja asidua y laboriosamente", i.e. someone who works diligently, a hard-working person.

    Hope this helps.

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    Default lento pero seguro

    No estoy de acuerdo con la respuesta de Nira. La definición en inglés hace énfasis en avance lento, no en ser laborioso.
    plod [plod]
    intransitive verb (past and past participle plod·ded, present participle plod·ding, 3rd person present singular plods)
    1. walk heavily: to walk with a slow heavy tread 2. work slowly but steadily: to work slowly but steadily, especially on something uninteresting or laborious

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    Estoy de acuerdo con Hugocar... lento pero perseverante, esa es la idea. Fijate en la segunda definición. Suerte!

    From the FREE online Dictionary:
    PLOD:
    v. plod·ded, plod·ding, plods
    v.intr. 1. To move or walk heavily or laboriously; trudge: "donkeys that plodded wearily in a circle round a gin" D.H. Lawrence.
    2. To work or act perseveringly or monotonously; drudge: plodding through a mountain of paperwork.

    v.tr. To trudge along or over.

    n. 1. The act of moving or walking heavily and slowly.
    2. The sound made by a heavy step.

    [Perhaps imitative.]
    plodder n.
    plodding·ly adv.

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    Thanks everyone. Because of the sentence and the form that I'm trying to translate and also because of where the word 'Plodder' is being used, I believe it is referring to someone who is intently trying to accomplish something but slowly. Thanks again. This really helps.

    Man, I'm so glad I found this site. This is my first time using a forum like this, my husband who use them frequently suggested I join because I was having such a hard time translating this document (almost pulling my hair out!). I'm so glad I was the little wife who listend! This is awesome. Thanks a million for everyone's help.

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