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quid

sustantivo masculino

  • el quid de la cuestión es que …
    the crux o nub of the matter is that …
    the key point is that …
Example sentences
  • El quid del mal cálculo ministerial puede estar en el rubro otros, al que le asigna incremento de 2.3 %.
  • El quid estriba, una vez más, en que los directores consideraron sólo una dimensión parcial de la realidad.
  • Ese es el quid del asunto, el meollo del problema.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.