This idiom may be literally translated as "to follow to the foot of the letter."
seguir al pie de la letratransitive verb phrase
1. (to follow literally)
Si no quieren perderse, por favor sigan mis indicaciones al pie de la letra.If you don't want to get lost, please follow my directions to the letter.
b. to follow to a T (colloquial)
Sigue esta receta al pie de la letra y conseguirás un excelente ceviche.Follow this recipe to a T and you'll get an excellent ceviche.
c. to follow to a tee (colloquial)
¿Hiciste todo como yo te dije? - Sí, te seguí al pie de la letra.Did you do everything as I told you? - Yes, I followed you to a tee.
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