Translation of dedo in English:

dedo

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 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/or an inch of losing his job [familiar/colloquial] dos dedos de frente [familiar/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/or with any common sense would have understood it [familiar/colloquial]

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