Translation of gist in Spanish:

gist

Pronunciation: /dʒɪst/

n

  • lo esencial, lo fundamental that was the gist of it eso fue fundamentalmente lo que se dijo ( or se me explicó etc) just give me the gist of it cuéntamelo en líneas generales to get the gist of sth captar or comprender lo esencial or lo fundamental de algo, captar or comprender el quid de una cuestión the gist of what she was saying was … en esencia lo que estaba diciendo era que …
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    • The minutiae of meetings remains private, but the general gist is that it was a problem and it has been addressed.
    • The general gist of the plots are all protagonists love and lose out.
    • I can remember the general gist of them, but nothing specific.

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