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

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 2 translations of limpio in English:

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.