There are 2 translations of listo in English:

listo1

(-ta)

adj

  • 1[ser] [persona] clever, bright, smart [colloquial/familiar] te crees listo ¿verdad? you think you're so smart o clever, don't you? [colloquial/familiar] te pasaste de listo you've gone too far estar or ir listo [familiar/colloquial], ahora sí que estamos or vamos listos we're (really) done for now [colloquial/familiar], we're in real trouble now [colloquial/familiar], we've really had it now (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] está lista si se cree que la voy a seguir manteniendo if she thinks I'm going to carry on supporting her then she's got another think coming [colloquial/familiar]
  • 2 2.1[estar] (preparado) ready no creo que esté listo a tiempo I don't think it'll be ready on time la comida ya está lista the food's ready ¡preparados or (RPl) prontos, listos, ya! ready, set, go!, ready, steady, go! (BrE) listo para algo ¿estás listo para salir? are you ready to go? el avión estaba listo para el despegue the plane was ready for takeoff 2.2[estar] (terminado) finished el trabajo deberá estar listo para el jueves the job has to be finished by Thursday le das una pasadita más con la brocha y listo you go over it once more with the paintbrush and that's it (finished) o (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] and Bob's your uncle 2.3 (Andes) [familiar/colloquial], (manifestando acuerdo) okay [colloquial/familiar], OK [colloquial/familiar]

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There are 2 translations of listo in English:

listo2

(-ta)

m,f

(esp Esp)
  • 1.1 (inteligente) clever one, brainy one [colloquial/familiar] es el listo de la clase he's the brainy o clever one o the brains of the class [peyorativo/pejorative], he's the class know-it-all o know-all [colloq & pej] 1.2 (vivo, astuto) tricky customer [colloquial/familiar]

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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.