basta con

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basta con(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. it's enough to
Basta con mencionar a Ramón para que ella se ponga a llorar.It's enough to mention Ramon for her to start crying.
b. is enough
En una relación, basta con una mentira para destruir la confianza mutua.In a relationship, a lie is enough to destroy mutual trust.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Para que venga el camarero a la mesa, basta con apretar este botón.For the waiter to come to your table, just press this button.
Basta con leer un párrafo del libro para darse cuenta de lo bueno que es.You only need to read a paragraph of the book to realize how good it is.
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