There are 3 translations of claro in English:

claro1

(-ra)

adj

  • 5 [ideas/explicación/instrucciones] clear; [situación/postura] clear consiguieron una clara ventaja they gained a clear advantage tiene muy claro lo que quiere en la vida she is very clear o/or sure about what she wants out of life, she knows exactly what she wants out of life que quede bien claro que … I want it to be quite clear that … lo harás como yo te diga, ¿está claro? you'll do it the way I say, is that clear o/or do I make myself clear? quiero dejar (en) claro que … or que quede bien (en) claro que … I want to make it very o quite clear that …, let it be very o quite clear that … a las claras, no me lo dijo a las claras she didn't tell me in so many words o straight out o (inglés norteamericano/American English) right off no seas cobarde y díselo a las claras don't be a coward, tell her straight llevarlo claro (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial], (estar equivocado) to be in for a shock o/or a disappointment (enfrentarse a algo difícil) to have one's work cut out [familiar/colloquial] pasar la noche en claro to lie o/or be awake all night sacar algo en claro de algo to make sense of sth ¿tú sacaste algo en claro de lo que dijo? did you manage to make any sense of what he said?

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The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.

There are 3 translations of claro in English:

claro2

adv

  • 1 [hablar/ver] voy a hablarte claro I'm not going to beat around o/or about the bush, I'm going to give it to you straight [familiar/colloquial] ahora lo veo claro I see it all clearly now, now I get it! [familiar/colloquial] me lo dijo muy claro he made it very o/or quite clear (to me) claro y raspado (Venezuela) [familiar/colloquial] straight me lo dijo todo claro y raspado he told me straight, he didn't beat around o/or about the bush
  • 2 (modificador de una oración/sentence adverb) 2.1 (en exclamaciones de asentimiento) of course! ¡claro que lo sabe! of course she knows! ¿te gustaría verlo? — ¡claro! would you like to see it? — yes, I'd love to o/or [familiar/colloquial] sure! ¿lo hizo? — ¡claro que no! did he do it? — no, of course not! o/or no, of course he didn't! 2.2 (como enlace) mind you nadie le creyó, claro que conociéndolo no es de extrañar nobody believed him. Mind you, knowing him it's not surprising lo ayudó la madre — claro, así cualquiera his mother helped him — well, of course anyone can do it like that anda, díselo tú — claro, para que me eche a mí la bronca ¿no? [irónico/ironic] go on, you tell him — oh sure o oh fine o I see, so that way it's me he gets mad at, right? [irónico/ironic]

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Word of the day madeja
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The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.

There are 3 translations of claro in English:

claro3

m

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Word of the day madeja
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Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.