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poco adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]"). (una pizca)little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  a little bit of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (formal)scant adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  just a bit, just a little, almost no adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Queda poca leche en el frigorífico.
 There is little milk left in the fridge.
 There is scant milk in the fridge.
un poquitín de algo cuantificador informal (una pequeña cantidad)a little bit of [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  a bit of [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Esta receta solo necesita un poquitín de nuez moscada.
un tantito de algo cuantificador MX, PE, SV: informal (una pequeña cantidad) (informal)just a smidgen of [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  just a little bit of [sth], just a bit of [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de todo un poco loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). coloquial (de todo)a little bit of everything exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Esa tienda vende de todo un poco.
 This store sells a little bit of everything.
un tantico loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). AmL: coloquial (un poco)just a bit, just a little bit exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
un tiempecito loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). coloquial (poco tiempo)for a short period of time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (time)for a little bit, for a bit advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 El joven estudió un tiempecito y luego se echó en la cama.
de todo loc prnllocución pronominal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como pronombre ("alguno que otro", "con quien", "el que"). informal (cualquier cosa)a little bit of everything exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Mi hijo es un niño sano y come de todo.
 My son is a healthy child and eats a little bit of everything.
hay de todo como en botica loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (haber variedad de cosas)there is a little bit of everything, there is a little of everything exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (formal)there is everything under the sun exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 En el bolso de Ana hay de todo, como en botica: tiritas, suero, tijeras, lápiz de labios.
 There is a little bit of everything in Ana's bag: band-aids, serum, scissors, lipstick.
rato nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino, que lleva los artículos el o un en singular, y los o unos en plural. Exemplos: el televisor, un piso. (espacio corto de tiempo)a little while nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  a short time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  a little bit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 He estado un rato esperándote, como unos 10 minutos. Cuando tengas un rato libre escucha esta canción, la compuse para ti.
 I've been waiting for you a little while, like 10 minutes.
cachito nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino, que lleva los artículos el o un en singular, y los o unos en plural. Exemplos: el televisor, un piso. coloquial (trozo pequeño)a little bit adj + n
  a tiny bit adj + n
  a small slice adj + n
  a small piece adj + n
un tantico de algo cuantificador AmL: coloquial (un poco de algo)a little bit of [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
un poquitín de loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). informal (en poca cantidad)a little bit of, a tiny bit of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
alguito de loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). AmL: coloquial (un poco de)a little bit of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 ¿Puedes darme alguito de dinero para comprar pan?
vaya que no loc interjlocución interjectiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como interjección ("hasta mañana", "a que no"). (enfatiza negación) (emphatic negation)nothing at all! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  not even a little bit! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  no way! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 ¡Vaya que no! No es nada fácil ser padre.
 There's nothing easy about being a father. Not even a little bit!
nadita de loc prnllocución pronominal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como pronombre ("alguno que otro", "con quien", "el que"). coloquial (cantidad nula)not a single bit of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  not a little bit of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 El director no mostró nadita de vergüenza al anunciar el nuevo recorte de personal.
cachito nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino, que lleva los artículos el o un en singular, y los o unos en plural. Exemplos: el televisor, un piso. AmL: informal (pequeña cantidad)a little bit adj + n
  a tiny bit adj + n
  a bit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
un poquito de algo cuantificador informal (una pequeña cantidad)a little bit of [sth], a bit of [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 —¿Podrías darme un poquito de agua?
 Could you give me a bit of water?
un poquitín loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). informal (con poca intensidad)a little bit, a bit advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
un tantito loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). MX, SV: informal (ligeramente)a bit advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  a little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  a little bit advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
un pelín de algo cuantificador ES: coloquial (cantidad ínfima)a bit exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  a little bit, a tiny bit exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  just a bit exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Dame un pelín de tu postre para probarlo.
de a poquitos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). coloquial (poco a poco)a little bit at a time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  by bits advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 De a poquitos se resolverán todos tus problemas.
un pelín loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). ES: coloquial (en grado ínfimo)a bit exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  a little bit exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Si notas que el profesor está un pelín irritado, mejor no le hables.
un pelín loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). coloquial (un poco) (near disaster)only just exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (metaphoric)by a whisker, by a hair's breadth v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (quantity)a bit, a tad, a little bit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  slightly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 El ladrón se salvó por un pelín de ir a la cárcel. Dame un pelín de tu postre para probarlo.
 The thief only just saved himself from going to jail.
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