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"A secas" is a phrase which is often translated as "just", and "a solas" is a phrase which is often translated as "alone". Learn more about the difference between "a secas" and "a solas" below.
a secas(
ah
 
seh
-
kahs
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. just
Lo que necesitamos no es justicia a secas, sino una justicia que honre la dignidad humana.What we need isn't just justice, but a justice that honors human dignity.
b. plain
¿Cuál es la diferencia entre un gángster y un delincuente a secas?What's the difference between a gangster and a plain criminal?
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a solas(
ah
 
soh
-
lahs
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. alone
A Marcos le gusta estar a solas, escuchando música o leyendo un libro.Marcos likes to be alone, listening to music or reading a book.
b. on one's own
No es fácil encontrarte de pronto a solas, sin nadie que te de una mano.It's not easy to suddenly find yourself on your own, with nobody to lend you a hand.
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