Translation of decent in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (seemly, proper) are you decent?he remarried after a decent interval¿estás presentable?to do the decent thingse volvió a casar después de que pasara un decoroso período de tiempohe did the decent thing and married her [dated]hacer lo que corresponde or es correctohizo lo que debía y se casó con ellaExample sentences1.2 (respectable) no decent person would want to be seen there
ninguna persona decente se dejaría ver por ahíExample sentences
- I also wondered why a manufacturer would make an otherwise decent dress too sheer so everyone can have a perve at your undies if you wear it.
- From the sounds downstairs, my mother was trying to recover from last night's hangover and put on a decent dress for her daughters' weddings.
- She got out of bed and changed into a decent dress of woolspun.
- Since then thousands of youngsters have learned good manners, decent behaviour and mutual respect, all through the seemingly anachronistic art of ballroom dancing.
- We could help to maintain decent moral standards in advertising, by using our own purchasing power ethically.
- We should be here in the House to establish decent standards of behaviour in our society.
- 2 2.1 (acceptable)(housing/income)a decent meal/suitshe has quite a decent jobuna comida/un traje decente or como es debido2.2 (fairly good) she gave a decent performancetiene un trabajo bastante buenosu actuación fue aceptableExample sentences
- As always I struck up a conversation with the barista, commenting it had been three days since I'd had a decent cup of coffee.
- The text is a decent size; leading satisfactory; and it's longish - nearly 400 pages - but not too long.
- They were both pretty ordinary, lived normal lives, made satisfactory grades and were decent looking.
- Cash also plays its part in managerial success, but the £5m that Moyes has been given to spend represents no more than a down payment on a decent Premiership player.
- Somehow, the York players transformed themselves into what we all know they have the potential to be - decent rugby players.
- A person who loves watching movies can never be alone when they have a decent VHS or DVD player.
- 3 (kind, pleasant) it's very decent of you to help outhe's a decent (enough) fellowhas sido muy amable en venir a ayudarhe's being very decent about it alles (bastante) buena personase está portando muy bienExample sentences
- Frank has always been approachable, a very honest, decent, generous man, with a great sense of humour too.
- Lots of Tories hold a strange affection to the ageing leftie, and when I read the last volume of his diaries he came across as a very decent, generous fellow.
- So let no-one say British people aren't decent, aren't generous.
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