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"Ida y vuelta" is a phrase which is often translated as "there and back", and "sencillo" is an adjective which is often translated as "simple". Learn more about the difference between "ida y vuelta" and "sencillo" below.
ida y vuelta(
ee
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dah
 
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bwehl
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tah
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (the going and the return)
a. there and back
Son veinte millas ida y vuelta.It's twenty miles there and back.
b. round-trip (with tickets)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El pasaje le sale $1,950 ida y vuelta.A round-trip ticket will cost you $1,950.
c. return (with tickets) (United Kingdom)
Estaba buscando billetes de ida y vuelta a Hawai en Internet.I was looking for return tickets to Hawaii on the Internet.
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sencillo(
sehn
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see
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yoh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (easy)
a. simple
Esos pasos de baile no son sencillos.Those dance moves are not simple.
2. (unadorned)
a. simple
Su estilo es sencillo pero chic.Her style is simple but chic.
3. (clear)
a. simple
Un buen nudo debe ser sencillo de atar y desatar.A good knot should be simple to tie and untie.
4. (modest)
a. simple
Su estilo de vida era sencillo pero rico en tradiciones.Their way of life was simple but rich in traditions.
5. (of one element)
a. single
Un billete sencillo al aeropuerto cuesta dos euros.A single ticket to the airport costs two euros.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
6. (music)
a. single
El primer sencillo de la banda fue un éxito total.The band's first single was a total hit.
7. (money)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. change
¿Me prestas un poco de sencillo para comprar un chupete?Can you lend me some change to buy a lollipop?
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