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punto

Translation of punto in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 5 (en locuciones) a punto
    (a tiempo) just in time
    (Cocina)
    just right
    has llegado a punto para ayudarme
    you've arrived just in time to help me
    a punto de + infinitivoestábamos a punto de cenar cuando llamaste
    we were about to have dinner when you phoned
    estuvo a punto de matarse en el accidente
    he was nearly killed in the accident
    he came within an inch of being killed in the accident
    estaba a punto de decírmelo cuando tú entraste
    she was on the point of telling me o she was about to tell me when you came in
    se notaba que estaba a punto de llorar
    you could see she was on the verge of tears
    en su punto
    just right
    el arroz está en su punto
    the rice is just right
    la carne estaba en su punto al punto (Spain)
    right away
    at once
    straightaway (British English)
    en punto, te espero a las 12 en punto
    I'll expect you at 12 o'clock sharp
    son las tres en punto
    it's exactly three o'clock
    llegaron en punto
    they arrived exactly on time
    they arrived on the dot o dead on time [colloquial]
    de todo punto eso es de todo punto inaceptable
    that is totally o completely unacceptable
    se negaba de todo punto a hacerlo
    she absolutely o flatly refused to do it
  • 8 (poco, pizca) es orgulloso, con un punto de bravuconería
    he's proud, with just a touch o hint of boastfulness about him
Example sentences
  • Las aulas móviles recorrerán varios puntos del país.
  • Luego me ocuparé de este punto importante por supuesto.
  • La idea es sumar puntos en el rating '.

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