Translation of tidy in Spanish:
adjective tidier, tidiest
- 1(garden/lawn)she has a tidy mindbien cuidadoes muy metódicaExample sentences
- 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] (before noun)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.
- 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.
- 1 1.1 (on chair)(American English)1.2 (container) (British English) desk/kitchen tidyorganizador (masculine) para el escritorio/la cocina
- 2 (act) (no plural) the room needs a tidyhay que arreglar or ordenar la habitaciónExample sentences
- 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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