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"A little" is a phrase which is often translated as "un poco", and "not at all" is a phrase which is often translated as "para nada". Learn more about the difference between "a little" and "not at all" below.
a little(
uh
 
lih
-
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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not at all(
nad
 
ahd
 
al
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. para nada
I was expecting him to be upset, but he was not at all mad.Esperaba que estuviera molesto, pero no estaba enojado para nada.
b. en absoluto
I think you two would get along great. - No, she doesn't like me. Not at all.Creo que ustedes dos se llevarían muy bien. - No, no le caigo bien en absoluto.
c. en lo absoluto
I didn't know what the movie was about, but that ending was not at all expected.No sabía de qué trataba la película, pero ese final no lo esperaba en lo absoluto.
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