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puro 1

feminine: pura

adjetivo

  • 2 (mero, simple) (delante del nombre) es la pura verdad
    it's the plain o honest truth [familiar]
    acertó por pura casualidad
    she got it right by pure o sheer chance
    fue pura coincidencia
    it was pure o sheer coincidence
    esta carne es pura grasa
    this meat is nothing but fat o is all fat
    es puro músculo
    he's all muscle
    lo hizo por puro capricho
    she did it purely on a whim
    se quedó dormido de puro cansancio
    he fell asleep from sheer exhaustion
    en puro invierno (Colombia)
    in the middle of winter
  • 3 (América Latina) [familiar] (solo) en esa oficina trabajan puras mujeres
    there are only women in that office
    there aren't any men at all in that office
    a ese bar van puros viejos
    only old men go to that bar
    son puras mentiras
    it's just a pack of lies [familiar]
    it's all lies
Example sentences
  • Y eso sin contar con el fraude fiscal puro y duro.
  • Uno no puede vivir de una forma muy pura frente al mundo.
  • No hay entonces dialéctica histórica, sino un alternarse de formas puras.

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puro 2

adverbio

  • 1 (América Latina) [familiar] (muy, tan) se murió de puro vieja
    she just died of old age
    ni se sabe de qué color es de puro sucio que está
    it's so filthy you can't even tell what color it is
    lo hizo de puro egoísta
    he did it out of sheer selfishness
    he did it purely out of selfishness

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puro 3

sustantivo masculino

Compounds

puro habano

Example sentences
  • Oiga Romaña, sólo para ayudarlo ¿la negra fumaba puros?
  • De puro viejo se había descascarado y ahora era plateado con motas marrones.
  • El tabaco suele consumirse en forma de cigarrillos, puros o tabaco de pipa.

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