Translation of sobrar in English:

sobrar

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  • 1.1 (quedar, restar) sobró mucha comida there was a lot of food left over ¿te ha sobrado dinero? do you have any money left? 1.2 (estar de más) ya veo que sobro, así que me iré I can see I'm not wanted/needed here so I'll go no te creas que a mí me sobra el dinero don't think that I have money to throw around o/or to burn [familiar/colloquial] no me sobra el tiempo I don't have too much time o/or all that much time, I'm a bit short of time sobra un cubierto I/you/they have laid one place too many, there's an extra place salir sobrando (México/Mexico) , lo escrito más arriba sale sobrando the above text ( o/or explanation etc) is superfluous o/or unnecessary aquí hay dos empleados que salen sobrando there are two employees here whom we do not need o/or who are surplus to requirements

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