poco a poco

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poco a poco loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (lentamente)bit by bit, little by little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Ve llenando poco a poco la botella, no se te vaya a derramar.
poco a poco loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (en poca cantidad)bit by bit, little by little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  gently advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Ve poniendo las naranjas poco a poco; si las pones todas a la vez, se rompe la balanza.
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Compound Forms:
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a poco de loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (poco después de)soon after exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  not long after exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  shortly after exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 A poco de haber llegado a la casa, se fue a dormir.
 Soon after arriving home, she went to bed.
a poco no,
a poco
exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho").
GT, MX (expresa confirmación) (confirmation)isn't it?, aren't they? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  doesn't it?, don't they? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  isn't that right?, isn't that the truth? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (disagreement)what do you mean? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 ¿A poco no te gusta?; ¡pero si está delicioso!
 Esta oración no es una traducción de la original. This music is terrible, isn't it?
 Esta oración no es una traducción de la original. This coffee tastes great, doesn't it?
 Esta oración no es una traducción de la original. The best part of the vacation was the first-class seats on the flight there. Isn't that right?
 What do you mean you don't like it? But it's delicious!
de a poco loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (poco a poco)little by little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  one at a time, one by one advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Ve poniendo las naranjas de a poco. Si las pones todas a la vez, se rompe la balanza.
 Place the oranges little by little. If you put them all on at once, you'll break the scales.
saber a poco loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (quedarse con ganas de más)be insufficient, not be enough v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (event)be over before one knows it v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Las vacaciones siempre saben a poco.
si eso suena a poco exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (si parece poco)if that weren't enough exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  if that wasn't enough exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  to make matters worse exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 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.
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