poco

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

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Principal Translations
poco adj (singular: escaso, limitado)little, not much adj
 pluralfew, not many adj
un poco adj (una cantidad pequeña)a little, a bit
poco adv (insuficiente)poorly adv
 inadequately adv
 insufficiently adv
 Los alumnos han trabajado poco y deberán terminar los deberes en casa.
poco adv (moderado)fairly adv
 somewhat adv
 moderately adv
 Hoy hace poco calor.
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Compound Forms:
¿te parece poco? isn't that enough? you don't think that's enough?
… como si eso fuera poco as if that wasn't enough
 USas if that weren't enough
a poco de [+ infinitivo] shortly after, not long after
a poco no, a poco loc interj GT, MX (expresa confirmación) confirmation, agreementisn't that right? Isn't that the truth? expr
 surprise, disagreementwhat do you mean? expr
 ¡A poco no te gusta? ¡Pero si está delicioso!
 What do you mean you don't like it? But it's delicious!
al poco tiempo after a short while
al poco tiempo de [+ infinitivo] shortly after
andar un poco flaco de memoria be forgetful, have a bad memory
aproximarse un poco más get a little closer
de a poco loc adv (poco a poco) for uncountable nounslittle by little Place the oranges on the scale one at a time
 for countable nounsone at a time
 Ve poniendo las naranjas de a poco. Si las pones todas a la vez se rompe la balanza.
de poco uso rarely used
de todo un poco everything in moderation
 a bit of everything
demasiado poco too little
 too few
dentro de poco in no time
 shortly, soon adv
desde hace poco for a short time
en poco más de [+ intervalo de tiempo] in just over [+ time period]
en poco menos de [+ intervalo de tiempo] in just under [+ time period]
en poco tiempo quickly
 shortly
 in no time at all
faltar poco para algo be approaching something, be close to something
hace poco not long ago
 a little while ago
hasta hace poco until recently
ir poco go slowly, take it little by little
lo poco que conozco the little I know of
por poco loc adv (casi)nearly, almost adv
 Resbalé y por poco me caigo.
por si eso fuera poco if that were not enough
 if that was not enough
por si fuera poco if it were not enough
 if it was not enough
refrescarse un poco cool down
reírse un poco laugh a little
 have a little laugh
 have a little giggle
saber a poco loc verb (resultar insuficiente)be insufficient, be not enough v phrase
 Las vacaciones siempre saben a poco.
saber de todo un poco know a bit about everything
si eso fuera poco if that wasn't enough
si eso suena a poco expr (si le parece poco)if that weren't enough expr
 Edipo se enamoró de su madre, y si eso suena a poco, también se casó con ella.
 Oedipus fell in love with his mother, and if that weren't enough, he married her.
tan poco tiempo very little time
tener poco mundo not to have travelled much
tengo poco tiempo I have little time
 informalI don't have much time
todo lo que te diga es poco I couldn't tell you enough
trabajador poco cualificado unskilled worker
un poco loco a bit mad, a bit crazy
un poco más a bit more
un poco más de a bit more of
un poco más feliz a little happier
un poco tarde a little later
unos tanto y otros tan poco some have so much while others have so little
y poco más and a bit more
y por si esto fuera poco and if it weren't enough
y por si fuera poco and if it weren't enough
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