sobra
sobra
feminine noun
1. (overabundance) 
a. excess 
En este país hay sobra de ideas que no conducen a nada.In this country there's an excess of ideas that go nowhere.
b. surplus 
La sobra de maíz hizo que bajara el precio del cereal.The surplus of corn brought the price of cereal down.
sobras
plural noun
2. (remains) 
a. leftovers (of food) 
Hice unas croquetas con las sobras del pollo.I made some croquettes with the chicken leftovers.
b. remnants (of cloth) 
Aproveché las sobras de la tela para hacerle un vestido a la muñeca de mi hija.I used the remnants of the cloth to make a dress for my daughter's doll.
sobra
Noun
1. (general) 
a. excess, surplus 
de sobramore than enough
aquí estoy de sobra, me voyI'm off, it's obvious I'm not wanted here
lo sabemos de sobrawe know it only too well
2. (de comida) 
a. leftovers 
3. (de tela) 
a. remnants 
sobra
1 (excedente) excess; surplus
2 sobras [de comida] leftovers; (Cos) remnants;
3
de sobra spare; extra; aquí tengo de sobra I've more than enough here; tenemos comida de sobra we've got more than enough food; tengo tiempo de sobra I've got plenty of time; tuvo motivos de sobra he was more than justified; lo sé de sobra I know it only too well; sabes de sobra que yo no he sido you know full well that it wasn't me; aquí estoy de sobra I'm not needed o I'm superfluous here; es de sobra conocido it's common knowledge
Phrases with "sobra"
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de sobra
spare, enough
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