delgado
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delgado(
dehl
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gah
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doh
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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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delgado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (en general)
a. thin
2. (esbelto)
a. slim, slender
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delgado
adjective
1 [+persona] (esbelto) slim; (flaco) thin
una jovencita muy delgada a very slim young girl; tienes los brazos demasiado delgados your arms are too thin; se ha quedado muy delgado con la enfermedad he's got very thin from being ill
delgado como un fideo as thin as a rake
2 [+tabla, placa, muro, hebra] thin; [+hilo] fine
3 (México) (aguado) weak; thin
4 [+tierra] poor
5 (delicado) delicate
6 (agudo) sharp; clever
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "delgado"
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intestino delgado
small intestine
él es alto y delgado
he's tall and thin
soy delgado
I'm thin
muy delgado
very thin
soy alto y delgado
I'm tall and thin
es delgado
he's thin
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