"A bit" is an adverb which is often translated as "un poco", and "a bit of" is a phrase which is often translated as "un poco de". Learn more about the difference between "a bit" and "a bit of" below.
a bit(
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. un poco
The restaurant is a bit far to walk from here.El restaurante está un poco lejos para caminar desde aquí.
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a bit of(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (a small amount of)
a. un poco de
All I ask from you is a bit of respect.Todo lo que te pido es un poco de respeto.
2. (a piece of)
a. un pedazo de
Who wants a bit of cake?¿Quién quiere un pedazo de tarta?
b. un trozo de
Can I throw a bit of bread to the ducks, Dad?¿Puedo echarles un trozo de pan a los patos, papá?
3. (a part of)
a. una parte de
This is a bit of the series I personally found quite boring.Esta es una parte de la serie que yo personalmente encontré bastante aburrida.
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