it is slow

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it is slow(
iht
 
ihz
 
slo
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (it goes slowly)
a. es lento
I never take that train home because it is slow.Nunca tomo ese tren para ir a casa porque es lento.
2. (it doesn't work well)
a. es lento
I don’t like my computer because it is slow, and it crashes all the time.No me gusta mi computadora porque es lenta y se cuelga todo el tiempo.
3. (there is little activity)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct 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)
a. tarda
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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