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less / menos
 
less   [les]
A. -adjective comparative
little     menos
·now we eat less bread
·ahora comemos menos pan
·she has less time to spare now
·ahora tiene menos tiempo libre
·of less importance
·de menos importancia
·St James the Less
·Santiago el Menor
a. [no] less a person than the bishop =   no otro que el obispo,   el mismísimo obispo
·that was told me by the minister no less
·eso me lo dijo el mismo ministro
B. -pronoun   menos
·it'noun less than you think
·es menos de lo que piensas
·can't you let me have it for less?
·¿no me lo puedes dar en menos?
·less than £1/a kilo/three metres
·menos de una libra/un kilo/tres metros
·at a price of less than £1
·a un precio inferior or menor a una libra
·less than a week ago
·hace menos de una semana
a. a tip of £10, [no] less! =   ¡una propina de 10 libras, nada menos!
b. [nothing] less than =   nada menos que
·it'noun nothing less than a disaster
·es un verdadero or auténtico desastre
c. [the] less ... the less ... =   cuanto menos ... menos ...
·the less he works the less he earns
·cuanto menos trabaja menos gana
·the less said about it the better
·cuanto menos se hable de eso mejor
C. -adverb   menos
·to go out less (often)
·salir menos
·you work less than I do
·trabajas menos que yo
·grief grows less with time
·la pena disminuye a medida que pasa el tiempo
·in less than an hour
·en menos de una hora
·it'noun less expensive than the other one
·cuesta menos que el otro
a. less [and] less =   cada vez menos
b. that doesn't make her [any] less guilty =   no por eso es menos culpable
c. [even] less
d. [still] less =   todavía menos,   menos aúnoun
e. the problem is less [one] of capital than of personnel =   el problema masculineánoun que de capitales es de personal
D. -preposition   menos
·the price less 10%
·el precio menos 10 por ciento
·the price less VAT
·el precio excluyendo el IVA
·a year less four days
·un año menos cuatro días
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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