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"A little" is a phrase which is often translated as "un poco", and "many" is an adjective which is often translated as "muchos". Learn more about the difference between "a little" and "many" below.
a little(
uh
 
lih
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duhl
)
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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many(
meh
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ni
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (numerous)
a. muchos
There were many cakes to choose from.Había muchas tortas para elegir.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
pronoun
2. (numerous)
a. muchos
Many died in the earthquake.Murieron muchos en el terremoto.
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