kantapään kautta

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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.