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it is slow
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (it goes slowly)
2. (it doesn't work well)
3. (there is little activity)
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
How are things at the restaurant tonight? - Meh, it is slow. We'll probably close early.¿Cómo les va en el restaurante esta noche? - Bah, no hay mucha gente. Probablemente cerramos temprano.
This town is packed in the summer, but it is slow in the winter.Este pueblo está abarrotado en verano, pero en invierno no hay mucha actividad.
4. (it delays)
There is so much bureaucracy in city government. It is slow to respond to the needs of its citizens.Hay mucha burocracia en el municipio. Tarda en responder a las necesidades de los ciudadanos.
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