There are 3 translations of tidy in Spanish:

tidy1

Pronunciation: /ˈtaɪdi/

adj (tidier, tidiest)

  • 1 [room/cupboard] ordenado, prolijo (RPl) ; [garden/lawn] bien cuidado; [hair] arreglado, cuidado; [person] ordenado, prolijo (RPl) ; (in appearance) arreglado, pulcro she has a tidy mind es muy metódica
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    • If you wore slacks you were almost certainly a member of the golf club, you were neat and tidy and smart, you were destined for a middling job, an early marriage and early middle age.
    • Yet this girl, with a meticulously tidy mother and accountant father, was a walking bomb site who couldn't add up.
    • After the third knock a charming and tidy gentleman appeared at the front door.
  • 2 (considerable) [colloquial/familiar] (before n) [sum/profit] bonito [familiar/colloquial], considerable
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 3 translations of tidy in Spanish:

tidy2

vt (tidies, tidying, tidied)

Phrasal verbs

tidy away

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[toys/papers] recoger*, ordenar, poner* en su sitio he tidied the photos away in a drawer guardó las fotos en un cajón

tidy out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[room/cupboard] (vaciar* y) ordenar

tidy up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (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 1.1v + adv ordenar

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 3 translations of tidy in Spanish:

tidy3

n

  • 1 1.1 (on chair) (AmE) antimacasar (m) 1.2 (container) (BrE) desk/kitchen tidy organizador (m) para el escritorio/la cocina
  • 2 (act) (no pl) the room needs a tidy hay que arreglar or ordenar la habitación
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    • Several tons of rubbish were cleaned from houses during the tidy-up.
    • Rain stopped play on the garage painting project late in the afternoon, so Graham shifted his attention to the inside, doing a major tidy-up on the garage and on his workshop at the back end.
    • Many parents of teenagers know all about bedrooms needing a good tidy-up, but how many would require a full-scale archaeological dig?

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.