lo menos
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lo menos(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (the smallest possible thing)
a. the least
Ya que te molestaste en venir hasta aquí, lo menos que podemos hacer es llevarte a casa.Since you took the trouble to come here, the least we can do is to take you home.
2. (to the least degree)
a. the least...thing
Como somos cinco, lo menos caro será alquilar un apartamento.Since there are five of us, the least expensive thing will be to rent an appartment.
b. as little as
Este mes voy un poco apurado de dinero, y estoy intentando gastar lo menos posible.I'm a bit short of money this month, and am trying to spend as little as possible.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(a minimum of)
a. at least
Había lo menos cincuenta personas en la cola.There were at least fifty people in the line.
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