ni mucho menos
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ni mucho menos(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. far from it
No es una casa grande ni mucho menos, pero sí muy acogedora.It's not a big house, far from it, but it's very cosy.
b. by no means
El dinero no es ni mucho menos lo que más me preocupa ahora mismo.Money is by no means what I'm most worried about right now.
c. in no way
Yo no intentaba hacerte sentir mal por ello ni mucho menos.I was in no way trying to make you feel bad about it.
d. nor anything like it
No es que esté aburrido ni mucho menos, pero tengo que irme a casa a estudiar.It's not that I'm bored nor anything like it, but I have to go home to study.
e. nothing like
Esta ciudad no es ni mucho menos la que era antes de la guerra.This city it's nothing like it used to be before the war.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
No se molesten, puedo ir andando. - No, nosotros te llevamos. No es molestia ni mucho menos.Don't bother. I can walk there. - No, we'll give you a lift. It's no bother at all.
Yo no dije que sí ni mucho menos. Yo lo que dije es que me lo pensaría.I din't say yes at all. What I said is that I'd think about it.
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