Translation of libro in English:

libro

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 1 [Imprenta/Printing] book un libro de arquitectura/sobre el imperio romano a book on architecture/on the Roman Empire un libro de cocina a cookbook, a cookery book (inglés británico/British English) hablar como un libro (abierto) (con afectación) to use high-flown o/or highfalutin language (con sensatez) to talk sense, know what one is talking about perder los libros to lose one's touch, lose the knack [familiar/colloquial] sabérselas por libro (Chile) to know every trick in the book, know what one is talking about/doing ser (como) un libro abierto to be an open book no intentes negarlo, eres un libro abierto don't try to deny it, I can read you like a book o/or you're an open book
  • 2
    (libros masculino plural)
    2.1 [Finanzas] llevaba los libro de la empresa I was keeping the books o/or doing the bookkeeping for the company 2.2 (lectura) no le gustan los libros he doesn't like reading colgar los libro to quit (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) give up studying

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