le queda
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le queda(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to talk about what someone still has)
a. she has left (feminine)
La dependienta dice que le queda una falda de la talla 38, pero de otro color.The shop assistant says she has a size 38 skirt left, but in a different color.
b. he has left (masculine)
A Ángel le di €100 esta mañana y dice que ya no le queda nada.I gave Angel €100 this morning and he says he has nothing left.
c. it has left
El castillo está en ruinas, pero le queda todavía un torreón en pie.The castle is in ruins, but it still has one tower left standing.
d. you have left (formal)
Si le queda nada más un cigarro, fúmeselo usted. Yo compraré ahora un paquete de todos modos.If you have just one cigarette left, go ahead and smoke it. I'll buy a packet now anyway.
2. (used to talk about whether something suits someone)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Ya le dije que el pantalón le queda fatal, pero es un cabezón y se lo va a llevar igual.I told him those pants don't suit him, but he's so pigheaded he'll be taking them anyway.
Le queda muy bien este vestido. Se lo digo de verdad, no es un cumplido.That dress really suits you. I do mean it; I'm not just being polite.
3. (used to talk about someone's memory)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Al pobre no se le queda nada de lo que estudia.The poor thing never remembers a thing he learns.
A usted se le queda todo con leerlo una sola vez. ¿Usa algún sistema nemotécnico?You always remember everything after reading it just once. Do you use a mnemonic system?
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