An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lacking flavor)
a. soso
The sauce is still a little bland. Add a pinch of salt to it.La salsa todavía está un poco sosa. Échale una pizca de sal.
b. insípido
The wine tasted like vinegar, and the chicken was bland.El vino sabía a vinagre, y el pollo estaba insípido.
c. desabrido
The dessert was pretty dry and bland.El postre estaba bastante seco y desabrido.
d. insulso
It's not the best paella in the world. It's bland, and the seafood isn't fresh.No es la mejor paella del mundo. Está insulsa, y los mariscos no están frescos.
2. (boring)
a. insulso
I really dig bebop. I just find the smooth jazz stuff to be kind of bland.Me encanta el bebop. Es que el jazz suave me parece algo insulso.
b. anodino
This looks like one of those typical bland hotel paintings.Esto parece el típico cuadro anodino de hotel.
3. (pleasant)
a. afable
The doctor was a bland, soft-spoken man.El doctor era un hombre afable, con voz suave.
4. (light)
a. blando (diet)
I recommend that you eat a bland diet for at least two days after the surgery.Recomiendo que comas una dieta blanda durante al menos dos días después de la cirugía.
b. simple y fácil de digerir (diet)
You're going to want to eat bland foods with this medication.Vas a querer comer comidas simples y fáciles de digerir con este medicamento.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. soso(a), insulso(a)
bland assurancespromesas tibias
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bland [blænd]
blander (comparative)blandest (superlative)
1 (dull) [+food, taste] soso; insípido; [+smile, expression] insulso; [+music, book, film] soso; anodino; [+statement] anodino
it tastes rather bland tiene un sabor bastante soso
2 (mild) [+person, action] suave; afable; [+diet] blando
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