- 1 (replacing noun)(as direct object) lo (la)(as indirect object) le(as subject, after prep) (gen not translated)it's enormouses enormethere's nothing behind/on top of itno hay nada detrás/encimadon't sign itno lo/la firmessign itfírmalo/fírmalaI gave it another coat of paintle di otra mano de pinturastop it!¡ya está bien!I don't understand it
¡basta!no lo entiendoit's all liesson todas mentirasdamn/blast it!¡maldita sea! [colloquial]Example sentences
- The great thing about an event like this is that it involves people from all walks of life and there is a real sense of camaraderie.
- Mrs. Henderson walked into the room holding a tray with his breakfast on it.
- But one voice truly stood out - and it did not belong to any of the private school pupils in the show.
- When it gets cold in Chicago, the snow way up to my knees, I still wear my sandals.
- It was now past ten o'clock.
- I hear it might snow tonight.
- 2 (introducing person, thing, event) who is it?¿quién es?it's mesoy yoit's Billes Billit was you, wasn't it?fuiste tú ¿no?what is it you want me to do?¿qué es lo que quieres que haga?while you're at it don't worry, I'll see to it it's his attitude that I don't likesu actitud es lo que no me gustait was a dress, not a blouse she boughtfue un vestido, no una blusa lo que compróa little higher up … that's it!un poco más arriba … ¡ahí está! or ¡eso es!one more and that's ituno más y ya está or se acabóhe's very ambitious — that's just it!es muy ambicioso — ¡precisamente ahí está el problema!that's it, then
- 3 (in impersonal constructions) it's good to see youda gusto verteit's raining/snowingestá lloviendo/nevandoit's hot/coldhace calor/fríoit's two o'clockson las doshow long is it since we met?¿cuánto hace que nos conocimos?it's been five years since I saw youhace cinco años que no te veoit would appear soasí or eso pareceit says here that …aquí dice que …it is known/said/believed that …se sabe/dice/cree que …