Last modified on 16 August 2013, at 07:48

kantapään kautta

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

kantapään (of the heel) kautta (via, through), "through the heel"

PhraseEdit

kantapään kautta

  1. (idiomatic) through the hard way (from the experience, sometimes tough)

Usage notesEdit

Often used in connection with the verb oppia (to learn): oppia kantapään kautta (to learn the hard way),but also other verbs are acceptable.