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"Delgado" is an adjective which is often translated as "thin", and "es baja" is a phrase which is often translated as "she's short". Learn more about the difference between "delgado" and "es baja" below.
delgado(
dehl
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gah
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doh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (slender)
a. thin
Estás muy delgado, Paco. ¡Come más de la sopa que te preparé!You're so thin, Paco. Have more of the soup I made you!
b. slim
La mujer delgada tenía el cabello oscuro y los ojos muy profundos.The slim woman had dark hair and very deep-set eyes.
2. (delicate)
a. fine
La araña tejió su telaraña con unos hilos muy delgados.The spider spun her web with very fine threads.
b. thin
No recomiendo que uses una tela tan delgada para hacer un pantalón de mezclilla.I wouldn't recommend you use such thin fabric to make jeans.
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es baja(
ehs
 
bah
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hah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (is of small height; third person singular)
a. she's short
¿Cómo es Gabriela? - Es baja y muy delgada.What does Gabriela look like? - She's short and very thin.
b. is short
Lourdes es baja y siempre lleva tacones altos.Lourdes is short, and she always wears high heels.
c. it's low
Prefiero no sentarme en esa silla, porque es demasiado baja y me cuesta levantarme.I prefer not to sit on that chair, because it's too low and I find it difficult to get up.
d. is low
La montaña es baja, pero sus laderas son muy escarpadas.The mountain is low, but it has very steep slopes.
2. (is limited; third person singular)
a. it's low
La paga es suficiente para vivir, pero es más bien baja.The pay is enough to live on, but it's rather low.
b. is low
La tasa de mortalidad del país es muy bajaThe country's mortality rate is very low.
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