finicky
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finicky(
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nih
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (choosy)
a. melindroso
Don't be so finicky! Just eat the food that's been prepared for you.¡No seas tan melindroso! Solo cómete la comida que te prepararon.
b. quisquilloso
My parents have pretty finicky tastes, so that might limit our choice of restaurants.Mis padres tienen un gusto bastante quisquilloso, así que eso podría limitar nuestras posibilidades de restaurantes.
2. (difficult)
a. complicado
Making aioli can be a finicky process because if you add the oil too quickly, the emulsion will break.Hacer alioli puede ser un proceso complicado porque si le incorporas el aceite demasiado rápido, se rompe la emulsión.
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finicky
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fussy)
a. quisquilloso(a)
2. (complicated)
a. trabajoso(a), entretenido(a)
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finicky [ˈfɪnɪkɪ]
adjective
1 [+person] melindroso;about con
she's a finicky eater she is finicky about her food es muy melindrosa con la comida
2 [+job] complicado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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