poca


Inflexiones de 'poco' (adj): f: poca, mpl: pocos, fpl: pocas

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Principal Translations
un poco adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta"). (cantidad pequeña)a little, a bit of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Queda poca leche en el frigorífico.
poco advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño"). (moderado)fairly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  somewhat advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  moderately advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Hoy hace poco calor.
 
Additional Translations
poco adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta"). (escaso, limitado)little, not much adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
   (plural)few, not many adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Hay pocas personas tan generosas como tú.
poco advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño"). (insuficiente)poorly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  inadequately advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  insufficiently advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Los alumnos han trabajado poco y deberán terminar los deberes en casa.
toda precaución es poca exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (recomienda cuidado)you can't be too careful exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  better safe than sorry exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 No te sepa mal tomar medidas de seguridad, toda precaución es poca.
como hay pocos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (mejor que la mayoría)like few others advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  like no other advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Es un profesional como hay pocos.
a poco que exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (con mínimo esfuerzo)simply by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  as long as, provided that conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 A poco que lo intentes lo conseguirás.
que no es poco exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (que es considerable)which is no small thing, which is no mean feat, which is quite a feat exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Sacó un notable en el examen, que no es poco.
de poco interés loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (que no atrae)of little interest adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Es una película de poco interés.
con poco respeto loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (sin educación)with little respect, disrespectfully advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Trata a su madre con poco respeto.
ser poca cosa loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (no tener importancia)be nothing, be nothing much, be nothing important v aux + n
  be insignificant, be unimportant v aux + adj
 Es muy poca cosa, no se atreverá a dar el paso.
ganar poco loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (tener sueldo escaso)earn little vtr + adv
  have a small salary, earn a low wage v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Trabaja mucho y gana poco.
tener en poco loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (no valorar)think little of, not think much of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Es una gran mujer pero su marido la tiene en poco.
servir para poco loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (no ser útil)be useless v aux + adj
 Ese abrigo sirve para poco con el frío que hace hoy.
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Compound Forms:
poca | poco |
con poca frecuencia with little frequency, infrequently
con poca luz with little light
con poca ropa without much clothing, without much clothes
de poca altura of short stature, short
de poca envergadura short range
de poca monta loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). (poco importante)of little importance, of little note adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  insignificant, petty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
   (prestige)of little standing adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
   (mediocre)third rate, B-list adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Es un ladronzuelo de poca monta.
hombre de poca fe man of little faith
tan poca cosa next to nothing
tan poca gente very few people
tengo poca costumbre de I'm not used to
toda ayuda es poca need all the help one can get
toda medida de seguridad es poca exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (extremar precauciones)no security measures are sufficient, no security measures are enough v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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