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"A few" is a phrase which is often translated as "algunos", and "a bit" is an adverb which is often translated as "un poco". Learn more about the difference between "a few" and "a bit" below.
a few(
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fyu
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (indicating quantity)
a. algunos
Many sleeping pills stop working after a few hours.Muchas pastillas para dormir dejan de funcionar después de algunas horas.
b. unos
Do you have a few minutes after class to chat?¿Tienes unos minutos después de la clase para hablar?
c. unos pocos
Just a few students passed the exam.Solo unos pocos alumnos aprobaron el examen.
d. unos cuantos
Are there many tomatoes left? - No, there are just a few.¿Quedan muchos tomates? - No, solo hay unos cuantos.
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a bit(
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biht
)
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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