al pie de la letra

Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
al pie de la letra(
ahl
 
pyeh
 
deh
 
lah
 
leh
-
trah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. to the letter
Sigue la dirección que te indico al pie de la letra y no te perderás.Follow my directions to the letter and you won't get lost.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Cómo encendiste la máquina? - Lo hice al pie de la letra.How did you turn on the machine? - I did it exactly according to instructions.
Estas son las órdenes y tenemos que seguirlas al pie de la letra.These are the orders and we must follow them to a T.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examples
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Machine Translators
Translate al pie de la letra using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict
muerto de hambre
Hear an audio pronunciation
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS