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tidy

Pronunciation: /ˈtaɪdi/

Translation of tidy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (tidier, tidiest)

  • 2 (considerable) [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) [sum/profit] bonito [colloquial/familiar], considerable
    Example sentences
    • You could join the thieves guild and make quite a tidy bit of money.
    • He put a tidy amount on at 40-1 and picked up a four-figure sum.
    • We deferred almost all our household spending for six months and thus earned a tidy amount of extra interest.
    Example sentences
    • The former Biggar player's tidy performance encapsulated the discipline and focus of a side which had a well-constructed gameplan and which stuck to it as well as they have all year.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (tidies, tidying, tidied)

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (on chair) (American English/inglés norteamericano) antimacasar (masculine) 1.2 (container) (British English/inglés británico) desk/kitchen tidy organizador (masculine) para el escritorio/la cocina
  • 2 (act) (no plural/sin plural) the room needs a tidy hay que arreglar or ordenar la habitación

Phrasal verbs

tidy away

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[toys/papers] recoger*, ordenar, poner* en su sitio he tidied the photos away in a drawer guardó las fotos en un cajón

tidy out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[room/cupboard] (vaciar* y) ordenar

tidy up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (make neat) [room/desk] ordenar, arreglar; [toys] ordenar, recoger* I asked the hairdresser to tidy my hair up le pedí al peluquero que me recortara las puntas to tidy oneself up arreglarse 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio ordenar

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