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1. (familiar)
  • to be quick/slow on the uptake ser/no ser muy espabilado(a)
uptake [ˈʌpteɪk]
1 (understanding)
to be quick on the uptake ser muy listo; agarrar las cosas al vuelo (informal); to be slow on the uptake ser corto (de entendederas) (informal)
to be quick on the uptake to be a bit slow on the uptake
2 (intake) consumo (m)
3 (acceptance) aceptación (f); (number accepted) cantidad (f) admitida
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