There are 5 translations of menos in English:

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adv

  • 1 (comparativo) cada vez estudia menos she's studying less and less quiere trabajar menos y ganar más he wants to work less and earn more ya me duele menos it doesn't hurt so much now ahora que vive en Cádiz lo vemos menos now that he's living in Cadiz we don't see him so often o/or we don't see so much of him eso es menos importante that's not so important no voy a permitir que vaya, y menos aún con él I'm not going to let her go, much less with himmenos (…) que un hallazgo no menos importante que este a find which is no less important than o/or just as important as this one ella menos que nadie puede criticarte she of all people is in no position to criticize you no pude menos que aceptar I had to accept, it was the least I could domenos (…) de los niños de menos de 7 años children under seven pesa menos de 50 kilos it weighs less than o/or under 50 kilos éramos menos de diez there were fewer than ten of us lo compraron por menos de nada they bought it for next to nothing no lo haría por menos de cien mil I wouldn't do it for less than a hundred thousand está a menos de una hora de aquí it's less than an hour from here es menos peligroso de lo que tú crees it's not as dangerous as you think
  • 2 (superlativo) least es la menos complicada que he visto it is the least complicated one I have seen este es el menos pesado de los dos this is the lighter of the two es el que menos viene por aquí he's the one who comes around least (often) soy el que ha bebido menos de todos I've had less to drink than anyone, I'm the one who's had least to drink es el que menos me gusta he's the one I like (the) least se esfuerza lo menos posible he makes as little effort as possible es lo menos que podía hacer por él it's the least I could do for him sucedió cuando menos lo esperábamos it happened when we were least expecting it para locs ver menos3 2

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.

There are 5 translations of menos in English:

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adj inv

  • 1 (comparativo) (en cantidad) less (en número) fewer alimentos con menos fibra/calorías food with less fiber/fewer calories ya hace menos frío it's not as o/or so cold now recibimos cada vez menos pedidos we are getting fewer and fewer orders cuesta tres veces menos it costs a third of the price o/or a third as much mide medio metro menos it's half a meter shorter a este ponle dos cucharadas menos add two tablespoonfuls less to this onemenos (…) que tengo menos tiempo que tú I haven't as o/or so much time as you menos estudiantes que el año pasado fewer students than last year somos menos que ellos there are fewer of us than them no soy menos hombre que él I'm no less a man than him yo no soy menos que él he's no better than me
  • 2 (superlativo) (en cantidad) least (en número) fewest el rincón donde hay menos luz the corner where there's least light el partido que obtuvo menos votos the party that got (the) fewest votes esos casos son los menos cases like that are the exception

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Cultural fact of the day

Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.

There are 5 translations of menos in English:

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pron

  • 1sírveme menos don't give me as o/or so much ya falta menos it won't be long now aprobaron menos que el año pasado not so o/or as many passed as last year, fewer passed than last year
  • 2 (en locuciones/in phrases) al menos at least a menos que unless a menos que tú nos ayudes unless you help us cuando menos at least de menos, me ha dado 100 pesos de menos you've given me 100 pesos too little siempre te da unos gramos de menos he always gives you a few grams under o/or too little me has cobrado de menos you've undercharged me, you haven't charged me enough echar lo menos [familiar/colloquial] at least les pagaron lo menos un millón they paid them at least a million pesos menos mal just as well menos mal que no me oyó just as well o good thing o thank goodness he didn't hear me nos van a dar una prórroga — ¡menos mal! they are going to give us extra time — just as well! o/or thank goodness for that! por lo menos at least si por lo menos me hubieras avisado … if you'd at least told me … había por lo menos diez mil personas there were at least ten thousand people there ir a menos to go downhill ser lo de menos, eso es lo de menos, a mí lo que me preocupa es su falta de honradez that's the least of it, what worries me is his lack of integrity la fecha es lo de menos the date is the least of our/their problems tener a algn en menos to feel sb is beneath one cuanto1, más3, mucho3, nada1 tener algo a menos to think sth is beneath one o/or beneath one's dignity venirse a menos to come down in the world un aristócrata venido a menos an aristocrat who has come down in the world o/or who has fallen on hard times un hotel/barrio venido a menos a rundown hotel/neighborhood

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.

There are 5 translations of menos in English:

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prep

  • 1 (excepto) firmaron todos menos Alonso everybody but Alonso signed, everybody signed except o/or but Alonso menos estos dos, todos están en venta apart from o/or with the exception of these two, they are all for sale tres latas de pintura, menos la que usé para la puerta three cans of paint, less what I used on the door
  • 2 2.1 [Matemáticas/Mathematics] (en restas, números negativos) minus 8-15=-7 read as: ocho menos quince (es) igual (a) menos siete eight minus fifteen equals o/or is minus seven 2.2 (España, Río de la Plata/Spain, River Plate area) (en la hora) son las ocho menos diez/cuarto it's ten to eight/(a) quarter to eight ¿tienes hora? — menos veinte do you have the time? — it's twenty to

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.

There are 5 translations of menos in English:

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Cultural fact of the day

Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.