me queda bien
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me queda bien(
meh
 
keh
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byehn
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (it's becoming to me)
a. it suits me (statement form)
El color verde me queda bien. El negro me hace parecer demasiado pálida.The color green suits me. Black makes me look too pale.
b. it looks good on me (statement form)
Como so más bien baja, esta falda solo me queda bien con tacones.Since I'm rather short, this skirt only looks good on me when I'm wearing high-heeled shoes.
c. I look good in (statement form)
Mamá, tienes que reconocer que tu abrigo me queda muy bien. ¡Mucho mejor que a ti!Mom, you must admit that I look really good in your coat. Much better than you do!
d. does it suit me (question form)
¿Me queda bien este vestido? Dime la verdad.Does this dress suit me? Tell me the truth.
e. does it look good on me (question form)
¿Me queda bien este collar? ¿O crees que me favorece más el de perlas?Does this necklace look good on me? Or do you think the string of pearls is more becoming?
f.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(negative form)
Si te gusta ese suéter, te lo doy. A mí no me queda nada bien.If you like that sweater, it's yours. It doesn't suit me at all.
Este corte de pelo no me queda muy bien. La próxima vez le diré al peluquero que me haga otro.This haircut doesn't look that good on me. Next time I'll tell the hairdresser I want a different one.
2. (it's the right size for me)
a. it fits me well (statement form)
Esta talla me queda bien. La otra me quedaba demasiado grande.This size fits me well. The other one was too big.
b. is it right for me (question form)
¿Me queda bien o me pruebo una talla más grande?Is it right for me? Or should I try on a bigger size?
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(negative form)
Si la sudadera no me queda bien, ¿tienen otras tallas o es talla única?If the sweatshirt is not right for me, do you have other sizes or is it a one-size sweatshirt?
Este sujetador no me queda bien. Me aprieta demasiado.This bra isn't right for me. It's far too tight.
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