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menos cuarto


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Principal Translations
menos advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño"). (menor cantidad)less advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Las peras cuestan menos en el otro supermercado.
 Pears cost less in the other grocery store.
menos preppreposición: Une términos o cláusulas dentro de la oración, creando una relación particular ("el libro de Juan", "caminé de mi casa a la tuya"). (excepto)except preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  (formal)but, but for preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Me gustan todas las frutas menos las fresas.
 I love all fruit except strawberries.
menos nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (signo de sustracción)minus nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Seis menos dos es igual a cuatro.
 Six minus two equals four.
menos advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño"). (cantidad: valor negativo)minus advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (zero degrees)below advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 La temperatura es de menos quince grados centígrados.
 The temperature is minus fifteen degrees Celsius.
menos adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta"). (menor cantidad)fewer adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Menos personas viajarán en avión este año.
 Fewer people will fly this year.
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Compound Forms:
a la de menos at the minimum exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  at least exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a lo menos at the least, at least exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a menos de loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (a menor distancia) (distance)less than pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday."
 Mario vive a menos de tres cuadras del colegio.
a menos de [+ infinitivo] less than adj + prep
a menos que,
a menos que se haga algo
loc conjlocución conjuntiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como conjunción ("ya que", "a fin de", "ahora que").
(a no ser que)unless conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
Note: Se construye con subjuntivo.
 Seguirá enfadada contigo a menos que te disculpes con ella.
 She will stay angry at you unless you apologize.
a menos que loc conjlocución conjuntiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como conjunción ("ya que", "a fin de", "ahora que"). (a menor velocidad)slower than advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (formal)more slowly than advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
Note: Se construye con sustantivo.
 Los aviones comerciales van a menos que los aviones militares.
 Commercial planes go slower than military planes.
al menos loc conjlocución conjuntiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como conjunción ("ya que", "a fin de", "ahora que"). (expresa excepción)at least advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 No ha llegado el tren, al menos que yo sepa.
 The train hasn't arrived, at least as far as I know.
al menos de momento loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (por ahora)at least for now exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
al menos en principio exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (al menos para comenzar)at least initially exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  at least at the beginning exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
al menos por ahora loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (siquiera entre tanto)at least for now exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Están satisfechos con la decisión, al menos por ahora.
 At least for now they are happy with the decision.
aprender a ser menos racista learn to be less racist v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
bastante menos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (mucho menos) (informal)a lot less exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  quite a bit less, considerably less exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
cada vez menos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (disminuyendo)less and less exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  less every time exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
costar menos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (ser más barato)cost less vi + adv
cuando menos at least exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
cuando menos lo esperes exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (de forma inesperada)when you least expect it v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cuanto menos at least exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
dar por menos give less v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
darse por menos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (menospreciarse)underestimate yourself vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves."
  belittle yourself vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves."
 Eres hermosa e inteligente, no te des por menos.
de menos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (faltante)missing, gone adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Revisé la cuenta y hay 100 dólares de menos.
de menos a más loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (en progreso) (scale)from lowest to highest exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  from least to most exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  improve viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  pick up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
 Con la práctica, su desempeño fue de menos a más.
 With practice his performance went from lowest to highest.
de poco más o menos loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). arcaico (de poco valor)of little or no value adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  worthless adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Se consideraba a la clase media como negociantes de poco más o menos.
de todo menos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (denota ironía)anything but exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Note: Se construye con adjetivo.
 Fui a todas las librerías de la ciudad y venden de todo menos libros.
 I went to all the bookshops in town, and they sell anything but books.
de todo menos,
de todo menos de
exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho").
(denota ironía)anything but exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  everything except [+ noun] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Note: Se construye con sustantivo.
 Una hija puede hablar con su padre de todo menos de sexo.
 A daughter can talk with her father about anything but sex.
de todo menos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (excepto por)anything but exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Ese anticuario vende de todo menos estiletes antiguos.
de todo menos evidente clear as mud exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
decir a alguien de todo menos bonito,
decir a alguien de todo salvo bonito
exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho").
figurado (insultar)insult vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  tell [sb] off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
echar de menos,
echar algo de menos
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(extrañar)miss vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (formal)pine for vi + prep
 Echo de menos esas tardes frente al mar.
 I miss those evenings by the sea.
echar de menos a alguien,
echar de menos
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(extrañar a alguien)miss [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Está triste porque echa de menos a su familia.
 She is sad because she misses her family.
el día menos pensado exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (en cualquier momento)when you least expect it exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
el que más y el que menos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (cualquiera)anybody, anyone pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday."
 El que más y el que menos puede hacer eso.
en la de menos,
a la de menos
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
CR, coloquial (inesperadamente)unexpectedly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  out of the blue exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Llegó en la de menos, y yo quedé sorprendido.
en la de menos,
a la de menos
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
CR, coloquial (probablemente)the chances are v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  it's likely v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 En la de menos, pierdes la prueba por no estudiar.
en menos de exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (en menor tiempo)in less than exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
en menos que canta un gallo loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). coloquial (en un momento)in a jiffy exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  lickety-split advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  in two shakes of a lamb's tail exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Espera, en menos que canta un gallo te darán respuesta.
en poco menos de loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (lapso: antes de)in just under [+ time period] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  in a little less than [+ time period] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (colloquial)in just shy of [+ time period] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 En poco menos de dos semanas cumpliré 18 años.
estar cada vez menos + adjetivo be progressively losing [+ noun] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
faltar cada vez menos para algo get even closer to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  have less and less [[sth]] to [[sth]] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
haber cada vez menos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (estar disminuyendo)there is/are less and less/fewer and fewer v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  there is/are progressively less/fewer v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ir a menos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (decaer)get worse v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (influence)go down in the world v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ir de menos a más loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (desarrollarse)increase viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 La pasión que sentían fue de menos a más.
 The passion that they felt increased.
ir de menos a más loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (mejorar)improve viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  pick up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
  get better v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Las ventas de este mes van de menos a más.
 Sales for this month are improving.
ir más o menos be okay, be so-and-so
la mujer menos indicada para the woman least likely to, the least likely woman to nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
lo de menos loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). (lo menos grave)the least of our worries nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  the least important thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (figurative)the tip of the iceberg nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Lo de menos es que llegue tarde; con que venga.
 This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence. The other teams results are the least of our worries - we need to win this game.
lo menos malo exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (el menor de los males)the least bad nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (figurative)the lesser of two evils nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
lo menos posible exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (lo mínimo)as little as possible exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  the minimum nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
los menos privilegiados the under-privileged nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
los que menos those that least exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
más o menos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (apróximadamente)more or less advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  sort of, kind of advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
más o menos acertado more or less correct
más o menos igual more or less the same
más o menos normal fairly normal, almost normal adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
menos es más exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (sobriedad, austeridad)less is more exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Note: Modernismo y minimalismo.
 En cuestión de elegacia, menos es más.
menos mal interjinterjección: Interjección o exclamación, propia o impropia, de una sola palabra ("uy", "uf", "bravo", "viva"). (qué alivio)it's a good thing exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  lucky for me exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  luckily advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  just as well exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Menos mal que llegamos a tiempo.
menos que loc conjlocución conjuntiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como conjunción ("ya que", "a fin de", "ahora que"). (comparativo: inferioridad)less than adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
Note: Se construye con adjetivo.
 Paco es menos guapo que José.
nada más y nada menos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (exactamente)nothing but exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  none other than, one and only exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Saqué un diez en Historia; nada más y nada menos.
 This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence. I got nothing but straight A's in class.
nada menos no less exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
ni más ni menos que loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). coloquial (expresa énfasis)no more, no less exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Todos somos iguales, nadie es ni más ni menos que los demás.
ni más ni menos que loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (precisamente)no more, no less exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  exactly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 En esa empresa todos ganan ni más ni menos que lo que se merecen.
ni mucho menos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (enfatiza una negación)far from being exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (UK, negative)by a long chalk exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (US, informal)by a long shot exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  by no means, in no way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Ese no es ni mucho menos su mejor libro.
 This is far from being his best book.
no darse por menos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (no creerse menos)not underestimate yourself v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  not undervalue yourself v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tú eres tan capaz como tu novio, pero él se tiene confianza y no se da por menos.
 You are just as capable as your boyfriend, but he has confidence and doesn't underestimate himself.
no menos de exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (por encima de)not less than, no less than exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  no fewer than exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  over, greater than preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
no ser para menos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (digno de atención)no wonder v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  not be surprising v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Está preocupado y no es para menos, su trabajo es difícil.
poco más o menos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (casi, alrededor de)around preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  more or less exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Eran poco más o menos las tres de la tarde.
por lo menos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (siquiera, tan sólo)at least advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 ¡Por lo menos podrías pasar a saludar!
pues yo menos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (si tú no, yo tampoco)me neither exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
quién más,
quién menos
loc prnllocución pronominal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como pronombre ("alguno que otro", "con quien", "el que").
(casi todos)by and large exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  everybody pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday."
 Quién más, quién menos canta en la ducha.
 Everybody sings in the shower.
quién más,
quién menos
loc prnllocución pronominal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como pronombre ("alguno que otro", "con quien", "el que").
(todos, sin excepción)everybody pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday."
 Quién más, quién menos ha cometido errores.
 Everybody has made mistakes.
ser lo de menos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (menos grave)be the least of your worries v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (informal)no worries interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 Si no me puedes pagar es lo de menos.
 It's the least of my worries if you can't pay me back.
ser lo de menos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). cortesía (favor, atención)be no big deal v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 No me des las gracias; ha sido lo de menos.
 Don't thank me, it's no big deal.
sus más y sus menos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). coloquial (desventajas)pros and cons nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
  ups and downs nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
 Vivir en el campo tiene sus más y sus menos.
todavía menos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (aún menos)even less adv + n
todo menos eso exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (eso es intolerable)everything except that, anything but that exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
todo se pega menos la hermosura exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (lo bueno no se pega)everything is catching on except beauty exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  everything but beauty catches on exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
todo tiene solución menos la muerte exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (todo puede arreglarse)there's a solution for everything but death exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
venido a menos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (con situación empeorada) (building: needs repair)run-down, dilapidated adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (person: bad health)dying, decrepit adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
venir a menos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (empeorar en situación)lose fortune, lose fame vtr + n
  fail viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (lose social standing)come down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
  fall short vi + adv
y mucho menos conj + loc adj (cuantificador superlativo) (superlative quantifier)and a lot less adv, adj
 Está enfermo y mucho menos fuerte que antes.
 New: He's under a lot of pressure and a lot less talkative than usual.
y mucho menos a conj + loc adj + p (cuantificador superlativo) (superlative quantifier)much less to advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  let alone exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 No vine a pedirte nada y mucho menos a rogarte.
 I didn't come to ask you for anything, much less to beg.
y no por ello menos importante exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). énfasis (en una enumeración)last but not least exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  but not least exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  and that doesn't mean it's less important exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Y por último, y no por ello menos importante, quería agradecer su amable invitación.
 And last but not least, I wanted to thank you for your kind invitation.
yo te echo de menos I miss you v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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