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jot
American English: /dʒɑt/
British English: /dʒɒt/

Translation of jot in Spanish:

noun

  • (no pl, usu with neg) he hasn't a jot of sense
    no tiene ni pizca or ni un ápice de sentido común
    it makes not a o one jot of difference
    da exactamente igual
    it hasn't been altered by a single jot or tittle
    no se ha cambiado ni un ápice
    not to give o care a jotI don't give a jot for his criticism
    sus críticas me traen sin cuidado or [colloquial] me importan un bledo or un comino
    Example sentences
    • Even the scientists who advocate for that protocol recognise that it will not make one jot of difference, even if it is fully implemented.
    • I have said that the circumstances do not deserve one jot of sympathy.
    • We have not heard one jot of policy from the National Party today - not one jot.

Phrasal verbs

jot down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
(address/notes/message)
apuntar or anotar
(rápidamente)

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