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fino
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fino(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not thick)
a. fine
El hada tenía el pelo largo y fino.The fairy had long, fine hair.
b. thin
Te harán falta 12 rebanadas finas de salmón ahumado.You'll need 12 thin slices of smoked samon.
c. slender
Sus finos dedos de la modelo protagonizaban muchos anuncios de cremas para manos.The model's slender fingers featured in many hand cream advertisements.
d. slim
¡Qué cintura más fina tiene tu hermana!What a slim waistline your sister has!
2. (good quality)
a. fine
Mi marido me trajo un kimono de la seda más fina.My husband brought me back a kimono of the finest silk.
b. high-quality
Esta cafetería solo sirve bollería artesanal fina.This coffee shop only serves traditional high-quality pastries.
3. (soft)
a. smooth
Juana tiene la piel tan fina que parece seda.Juana has such smooth skin that it feels like silk.
4. (well-bred)
a. refined
Los finos modales de Rogelio denotaban su clase social.Rogelio's social class was apparent from his refined manners.
b. polite
Hugo es una persona muy fina y muy agradable.Hugo is a very polite and pleasant person.
5. (dry)
a. subtle (humor, irony)
¡Lo siento! Mi tío tiene un sentido del humor muy fino.Sorry! My uncle has a very subtle sense of humor.
6. (keen)
a. acute (smell, hearing)
Los perros tienen un olfato muy fino.Dogs have a very acute sense of smell.
b. sharp (sight)
Se necesita tener la vista muy fina para ver los detalles de esta foto.You need very sharp eyesight to make out the details in this photo.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
7. (jerez)
a. dry sherry
Este fino es ideal para acompañar un queso curado.This dry sherry is perfect to go with a mature cheese.
b. fino
¿Te gustaría una copa de fino con las tapas?Would you like a glass of fino with the tapas?
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fino
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (de calidad; tela, alimentos)
a. fine, high-quality
2. (delgado)
a. thin
3. (cintura)
a. slim
4. (manos)
a. delicate
5. (piel)
a. smooth
6. (pelo)
a. fine
7. (cortés)
a. refined
8. (oído, olfato)
a. sharp, keen
9. (gusto, humor, ironía)
a. refined
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
10. (general)
a. dry sherry
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fino
adjective
1 (no grueso) [+arena, punta, pelo] fine; [+papel, capa] thin; [+dedos, cuello] slender; [+cutis, piel] smooth
bolígrafo de punta fina fine-tipped ballpoint pen
2 (de buena calidad) [+cristal, porcelana, papel] fine; [+tabaco] select
oro fino fine gold
3 (cortés) polite; well-bred; (refinado) refined
no te hagas la fina you needn't start putting on airs
4 (agudo) [+vista] sharp; [+oído] acute
su fina inteligencia analítica her fine o acute analytical intelligence
5 (sutil) subtle; fine
me sorprendió su fina ironía her subtle irony surprised me
6 [+jerez] fino; dry
(jerez) dry sherry; fino sherry
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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sí, son muy finas
yes, they're very thin
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