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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Word of the day órbita
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Cultural fact of the day

The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.