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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lethargic)
a. slow
Leandro es tardo y no pudo doblar a tiempo para evitar chocar al caballo con su camioneta.Leandro is slow and couldn't turn in time to avoid hitting the horse with his truck.
b. sluggish
Por la voz monótona y comportamiento tardo de nuestro jefe, casi me dormí durante la reunión.Because of our boss's monotone voice and sluggish demeanor, I almost fell asleep during the meeting.
2. (clumsy)
a. dull
¿Me puedes enseñar otra vez cómo se pica una cebolla? Soy un poco tardo.Can you teach me how to chop an onion again? I'm a bit dull.
3. (later than expected)
a. late
El arribo tardo del avión nos hizo perder la conexión.The plane's late arrival made us miss our connecting flight.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lento)
a. slow
2. (torpe)
a. dull
tardo de oídohard of hearing
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1 (lento) slow; sluggish
2 (torpe) dull; dense
tardo de oído hard of hearing; tardo de reflejos slow (to react)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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