There are 2 translations of limpio in English:

limpio1

(-pia)

adj

  • 2[ser] [persona] clean es limpio y ordenado he's very clean and tidy
  • 3 3.1[ser] [dinero/elecciones] clean está metido en un asunto poco limpio he's involved in some rather underhand o/or [familiar/colloquial] shady business sus intenciones hacia ella eran limpias his intentions toward(s) her were honorable 3.2 (libre)limpio de algo agua limpia de impurezas purified water un alma limpia de toda mácula [literario/literary] an unblemished soul dicción limpia de vicios faultless diction
  • 5 (neto) saca unos $700 limpios por mes she makes a clear $700 a month, she makes $700 a month net o/or after deductions, she clears $700 a month sacar en limpio, lo único que saqué en limpio es que no venía the only thing that was clear to me o/or that I got clear was that he wasn't coming no pude sacar nada en limpio de todo lo que dijo I couldn't make sense of anything he said
  • 6 [familiar/colloquial] (uso enfático) la discusión terminó a puñetazo limpio the argument degenerated into a fistfight conseguí entrar a empujón limpio I managed to push my way in se rió a carcajada limpia she roared with laughter

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There are 2 translations of limpio in English:

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Word of the day amnistiar
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to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.