no es para tanto
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no es para tanto
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to play something down)
a. it's not all it's cracked up to be
A todo el mundo le encanta la nueva serie pero, en mi opinión, no es para tanto.Everyone loves the new series but, in my opinion, it's not all it's cracked up to be.
b. it's not such a big deal
Vi tu foto en los periódicos. Eres un héroe nacional. - No es para tanto.I saw a photo of you in the newspapers. You're a national hero. - It's not such a big deal.
c. it's not that good
Su último disco es una maravilla. - Bueno, no es para tanto.Her last record is amazing. - Well, it's not that good.
d. it's not that bad
Los exámenes de Física son larguísimos y muy difíciles. - No le hagan caso. No es para tanto.The physics exams are very long and difficult. - Oh, take no notice of him. It's not that bad.
e. there's no need to be like that about it (after someone gets annoyed)
La letra de esa canción me parece escandalosa. Deberían prohibirla. - Vamos, papá. No es para tanto.The lyrics to that song are outrageous. It should be banned. - Come on, Dad. There's no need to be like that about it.
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