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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Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.

There are 2 translations of limpio in English:

limpio2

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.