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Translation of dedo in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 2 (como medida) hay que subirle dos dedos al dobladillo
    the hem needs taking up about an inch
    para mí solo un dedo de whisky
    just a drop of whiskey for me
    estuvo a dos dedos de perder el trabajo
    he came very close to losing his job
    he came within an ace o an inch of losing his job [colloquial]
    dos dedos de frente [colloquial], no tiene dos dedos de frente
    he hasn't an ounce of common sense
    cualquiera con dos dedos de frente lo habría entendido
    anybody with half a brain o with any common sense would have understood it [colloquial]

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