bastar con que

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bastar con que(
bahs
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tahr
 
kohn
 
keh
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to be enough for
Bastaba con que alguien le llevara la contraria en la más mínima cosa, para que se pusiera hecho una furia.It was enough for anyone to disagree with him in the slightest thing, for him to fly into a rage.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Basta con que caigan cuatro gotas para que se inunde el garaje. Tenemos que hacer algo al respecto.All it takes is a few drops of rain for the garage to flood. We have to do something about it.
Seremos solo cuatro a cenar, así que basta con que compremos un pollo.There'll be only four of us for dinner, so we only need to buy one chicken.
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