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limpio

clean

adjective

limpio, -a
adjective
1. clean (sin suciedad) ; clear (cielo, imagen)
2. net (neto) (sueldo)
3. honest (honrado) ; honorable (intenciones) ; clean (juego)
4. (sin culpa)
  • estar limpio, -a -> to be in the clear
  • limpio, -a de culpa/sospecha -> free of blame/suspicion
5. broke (informal) (sin dinero) , skint (British)
6. (expresiones)
  • a puñetazo limpio, -a -> with bare fists
  • abrió la puerta a patada limpia -> he kicked down the door
adverb
7. cleanly, fair
  • pasar ->
  • a o ->
  • en limpio, -a, poner en limpio, -a -> to make a fair copy of, to write out neatly (peninsular SpanishAm)
  • sacar algo en limpio, -a de -> to make something out from

limpio [leem’-pe-o, ah]
adjective
1. Clean, free from stain; cleanly, limpid.
2. Neat (ordenado), elegant.
3. Pure: applied to families unconnected with Moors or Jews.
4. Pure, unmingled (maíz).
5. Pure (agua), free, clear (despejado).
6. Clear of all charges, net.
7. Pure (moralmente); honest (honrado); fair (juego).
8. Alone (solo).
9. Estar limpio, Not to know a single thing.
  • Jugar limpio -> to deal fair, to act uprightly
  • Poner en limpio -> to make a fair copy
  • Tierra limpia -> even, flat country
  • Costa limpia -> (Naut.) clear coast, without shoals, sand-banks, or shallows
  • En limpio -> in substance; net price; clearly
  • Más limpio que el oro -> as clean as can be
  • 50 dólares de ganancia limpia -> 50 dollars of clear profit
  • Luchar a puñetazo limpio -> to fight with bare fists
adverb
10. Fair, clean.
noun
11. En limpio, clearly. (m)
  • No pude sacar nada en limpio -> I couldn't make anything of it
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limpio
adjetivo
1 [+casa, cuarto] clean
limpio de algo free from sth; clear of sth
más limpio que los chorros del oro as clean as can be
2 (despejado) clear
el cielo estaba limpio de nubes there was a cloudless sky; there was not a cloud in the sky
3 [+líquidos] pure; clean
4 (en lo moral) pure; (honesto) honest
5 (Dep) [+jugada] fair
6 (Economía) clear; net
50 dólares de ganancia limpia 50 dollars of clear profit
7 (sin dinero)
estar limpio to be broke; quedar(se) limpio to be cleaned out (familiar)
8 (enfático)
a pedrada limpia
se defendieron a pedrada limpia they defended themselves with nothing but stones
a puñetazo limpio with bare fists
lo hizo a clavo limpio
1
en limpio (Economía) clear; net; copia en limpio fair copy; pasar o poner algo en limpio to make a fair o neat o clean copy of sth; poner un texto en limpio to tidy a text up; produce a final version of a text
sacar algo en limpio to make sense of sth
no pude sacar nada en limpio I couldn't make anything of it
2 (México) (claro de bosque) clearing in a wood; (in a wood) treeless area; bare ground
adverbio
jugar limpio to play fair

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