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solo 1

feminine: sola

adjetivo

  • 1.1 (sin compañía) no conoce a nadie en la ciudad, está muy solo
    he doesn't know anyone in the town, he's all alone o all on his own
    se fueron todos y lo dejaron solo
    they all went off and left him alone o on his own o by himself
    estaba or me sentía muy sola
    I was o I felt very lonely
    el niño ya camina solo
    the baby's walking on his own now
    ¡qué bonito! ¿lo hiciste tú solito?
    isn't that lovely! did you do it all by yourself?
    se quedó solo cuando era un muchacho
    he was left alone in the world when he was only a boy
    para una persona sola da pereza cocinar
    cooking is a real effort when you are on your own o by yourself
    cooking for one o just for yourself is a real effort
    es mentirosa como ella sola
    she's the biggest liar I know
    habla sola
    she talks to herself
    a solas quiero hablar contigo a solas
    I want to talk to you alone
    quedarse más solo que la una [familiar] [humorístico]
    to be left all by oneself
    to be left all on one's tod (inglés británico) [familiar]
    más vale (estar) solo que mal acompañado
    it's better to be on your own than with people you don't like
    1.2
    (café/té)
    black
    (whisky)
    straight
    neat
    me gusta el pan así solo, sin mantequilla
    I like bread on its own o plain bread like this, without butter
    I like bread like this, with nothing on it
    1.3 (delante del nombre) (único) te lo presto con una sola condición
    I'll lend it to you on one condition
    no puso ni una sola objeción
    she didn't raise one o a single objection
    su sola presencia me molestaba
    her very o mere presence upset me
    hay una sola dificultad
    there's just one problem
Example sentences
  • Con el solo hecho de llegar a la meta, ya se está ganando.
  • Se consideran una sola persona, porque siempre “caminan” juntas.
  • Dieguito me gustó este post (solo para variar).

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solo 2 also: sólo

adverbio

  • The Real Academia Española recommends the use of the unaccented form except in cases of ambiguity in the use of the adjective and the adverb
    solo quería ayudarte
    I only wanted to help
    I was only o just trying to help
    solo quiero que me digas por qué lo hiciste
    I just want you to tell me why you did it
    es solo un momento
    it will only take a moment
    solo está por las mañanas
    he's only here in the mornings
    ¡pero si es solo un niño!
    but he's just o only a child!
    solo de pensarlo me dan ganas de echarme a llorar
    just o merely thinking about it makes me want to cry
    el viaje fue no solo placentero sino instructivo
    the trip was not only enjoyable but instructive
    no solo estudia sino que también trabaja
    she isn't just studying, she's working as well
    not only is she studying, she's also working
    solo con mencionar su nombre me dejaron pasar
    I only had to mention o I just mentioned his name and they let me through
    at the mere mention of his name they allowed me through
    todo está muy bueno, solo que no tengo hambre
    everything is delicious, it's just that I'm not hungry
    tan solo te pido que me escuches
    all I am asking is that you listen to me
    I'm only asking you to listen to me
Example sentences
  • Una crueldad que solo la entienden los peruanos.
  • Solo podemos imaginar el dolor la angustia que el sufrió.
  • Solo esperamos que sea Dios el que obre en estas personas.

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solo 3

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sólo

adverbio

Example sentences
  • Actualmente, son pocos los empleadores que dan sólo el mínimo.
  • Si deseas obtener este servicio tan sólo debes inscribirte.
  • Tendemos a pensar que sólo podemos hacer una cosa bien.

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