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"A bit" is an adverb which is often translated as "un poco", and "a little" is a phrase which is also often translated as "un poco". Learn more about the difference between "a bit" and "a little" below.
a bit(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
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 little(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (small amount)
a. un poco
I should have added a little salt to the stew.Debería haberle añadido un poco de sal al guisado.
2. (a short time)
a. un rato
Don't worry, your mom will be back in a little.No te preocupes, tu mamá regresará en un rato.
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