slim

slim(
slihm
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (thin)
a. delgado
He's tall, slim, and handsome.Es alto, delgado y guapo.
b. fino
She has a very slim waist.Tiene la cintura muy fina.
c. esbelto
You have gotten so slim since you graduated.Te has vuelto tan esbelto desde que te graduaste.
2. (small amount)
a. escaso
Job opportunities are slim around here.Las oportunidades de empleo son escasas por aquí.
b. pequeño
With no food and no water, the possibility of escaping from the island was slim.Sin comida ni agua, era pequeña la posibilidad de escapar de la isla.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to become thin)
a. adelgazar
This is an exercise that can help you to slim your hips.Este es un ejercicio que te puede ayudar a adelgazar las caderas.
b. reducir
What I really want is to slim my bottom.Lo que realmente quiero es reducir el trasero.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to become thin; with "down")
a. adelgazar
He's really slimmed down over the past few months.Ha adelgazado mucho en los últimos meses.
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slim
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (person)
a. delgado(a)
2. (book)
a. fino(a), delgado(a)
3. (chance, hope)
a. pequeño(a)
4. (majority)
a. escaso(a)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (general)
a. adelgazar
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slim [slɪm]
adjective
slimmer (comparative)slimmest (superlative)
1 [+figure, person] (slender) delgado; fino; (elegant) esbelto; [+waist, neck, hand] delgado
to get slim adelgazar
2 [+resources] escaso; [+evidence] insuficiente; [+hope etc] lejano
his chances are pretty slim sus posibilidades son bastante limitadas; by a slim majority por escasa mayoría
3 (thin) [+book, volume, wallet] fino; delgado
She took a slim book out of her pocket his slim lizard-skin wallet he published only three \slim volumes\ of verse in his short life
intransitive verb
adelgazar
I'm trying to slim estoy intentando adelgazar; I'm slimming estoy haciendo régimen; estoy a régimen
transitive verb
adelgazar
we can advise on how to slim hips and thighs
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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