en pocas palabras


en pocas palabras
= simply put, in brief, to say the least, to put it (quite) simply, in short, to cut a long story short, bottom line, the, put simply, to make a long story short, the short story + be, simply stated
Ex. Simply put, it just doesn't pay to digitise information that few can use, and even fewer will pay for.
Ex. Methods and results of the investigation are presented in brief.
Ex. To say the least, weeding is taken seriously as an important component of library life.
Ex. To put it quite simply, the building is a cut above the rest with facilities fitted to the highest standards.
Ex. In short, the work and approach of the chief librarian is crucial to the success of the library he serves.
Ex. To cut a long story short, just as they were nearing the weir the engine stopped working and they had to jump into the water.
Ex. Drama is, bottom line, seen as a fluff subject by many people.
Ex. Put simply, asymmetric threats are a version of not 'fighting fair,' which can include the use of surprise and weapons in ways unplanned by a nation.
Ex. 'Anyway, to make a long story short, Huish said he knows Lisa has been a little flighty at times'.
Ex. I'll spare you all the details, but the short story is that he looked her up last year when he was travelling in Scandinavia, and was delighted to find her.
Ex. Simply stated, no, it is not improper to pour wine into your guest s wine glass if it still contains wine.
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= simply put, in brief, to say the least, to put it (quite) simply, in short, to cut a long story short, bottom line, the, put simply, to make a long story short, the short story + be, simply stated

Ex: Simply put, it just doesn't pay to digitise information that few can use, and even fewer will pay for.

Ex: Methods and results of the investigation are presented in brief.
Ex: To say the least, weeding is taken seriously as an important component of library life.
Ex: To put it quite simply, the building is a cut above the rest with facilities fitted to the highest standards.
Ex: In short, the work and approach of the chief librarian is crucial to the success of the library he serves.
Ex: To cut a long story short, just as they were nearing the weir the engine stopped working and they had to jump into the water.
Ex: Drama is, bottom line, seen as a fluff subject by many people.
Ex: Put simply, asymmetric threats are a version of not 'fighting fair,' which can include the use of surprise and weapons in ways unplanned by a nation.
Ex: 'Anyway, to make a long story short, Huish said he knows Lisa has been a little flighty at times'.
Ex: I'll spare you all the details, but the short story is that he looked her up last year when he was travelling in Scandinavia, and was delighted to find her.
Ex: Simply stated, no, it is not improper to pour wine into your guest s wine glass if it still contains wine.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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