un poco de


un poco de
= a measure of, a touch (of), a bit of, a piece of, a spot of, a splash of, a hint of
Ex. Perhaps since they have only an inadequate measure of only one of the five characteristics, the schools ought to recognize their inability to deal with the problems and give up.
Ex. I do have to add, however, that this rapid character drawing was a touch spoiled by the bathos of Slake's high-flying style.
Ex. Maybe when that young author looks back in a few years' time, she'll realize just how much more she got out of it than a bit of fun and fame.
Ex. In a classification scheme each subject is allocated a piece of notation, and that notation is used to represent the subject.
Ex. Test for acidity with a spot of chlorophenol solution (0-42 gm. chlorophenol in 1,000 ml. distilled water).
Ex. Woodlands are being brought to life with a splash of colour and sound with the warmer weather bringing a number of migratory birds.
Ex. I was amused with Weinberg's article and the hints of truth which are embedded with a bit of cynicism.
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= a measure of, a touch (of), a bit of, a piece of, a spot of, a splash of, a hint of

Ex: Perhaps since they have only an inadequate measure of only one of the five characteristics, the schools ought to recognize their inability to deal with the problems and give up.

Ex: I do have to add, however, that this rapid character drawing was a touch spoiled by the bathos of Slake's high-flying style.
Ex: Maybe when that young author looks back in a few years' time, she'll realize just how much more she got out of it than a bit of fun and fame.
Ex: In a classification scheme each subject is allocated a piece of notation, and that notation is used to represent the subject.
Ex: Test for acidity with a spot of chlorophenol solution (0-42 gm. chlorophenol in 1,000 ml. distilled water).
Ex: Woodlands are being brought to life with a splash of colour and sound with the warmer weather bringing a number of migratory birds.
Ex: I was amused with Weinberg's article and the hints of truth which are embedded with a bit of cynicism.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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