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small / pequeño
 
small   [smɔ:l]
A. -adjective
smaller   comparative
smallest   superlative
1. (=not big)   [object, building, room, animal, group]   pequeño,   chico Latin America   (in height)   bajo,   pequeño,   chaparro Latin America   [family, population]   pequeño,   poco numeroso   [audience]   reducido,   poco numeroso   [stock, supply]   reducido,   escaso   [waist]   estrecho   [clothes]   de talla pequeña   [meal]   ligero   [coal]   menudo
·the dress is too small for her
·el vestido le viene pequeño or chico
·the smaller of the two
·el menor (de los dos)
·with a small "e"
·con "e" minúscula
a. to have a small [appetite] =   no ser de mucho comer,   comer poco
b. to [become] smaller   to get or grow smaller
c. to [break]/[cut] something up small =   romper algo en trozos pequeños/cortar algo en trocitos
d. to [get] or [grow] smaller
[income, difficulties, supply, population, amount]   disminuir,   reducirse
[object]   hacerse masculineánoun pequeño
·mobile phones are getting smaller
·los teléfonos masculineóviles son cada vez masculineánoun pequeños
e. until the small [hours] =   hasta altas horas de la noche
f. to be small [in] size
[country]   ser pequeño
[animal, object]   ser de pequeño tamaño
[room]   ser de dimensiones reducidas
g. in small [letters] =   en minúsculas
h. this house makes the other one [look] small =   esta casa hace que la otra se quede pequeña
i. to [make] o.noun. small =   achicarse
·to [make] something smaller
[+income, difficulties, supply, population, amount]   reducir algo
[+object, garment]   reducir algo de tamaño,   hacer algo masculineánoun pequeño
j. the smallest [room]   euphemism   humorous   el excusado
k. to be small beer or > small potatoes
(United States)   ser poca cosa
·it was small beer compared to the money he was getting before
·no era nada or era poca cosa comparado con lo que ganaba antes
world  
wee  
2. (=minor)   [problem, mistake, job, task]   pequeño,   de poca importancia   [contribution]   pequeño   [difference, change, increase, improvement]   pequeño,   ligero
a. to start in a small [way] =   empezar desde abajo
3. (=inconsequential)
a. to [feel] small =   sentirse insignificante
b. to make somebody [look] small =   rebajar a somebody, someone
c. she said in a small [voice] =   dijo con un hilo de voz
4. (=young)   [child, baby]   pequeño,   chico especially Latin America
·when we were small
·cuando éramos pequeños or chicos
5. formal usage
(=slight, scant)   poco
a. to be small [comfort] or [consolation] (to somebody) =   servir de poco consuelo (a somebody, someone)
b. to be of small [concern] (to somebody) =   importar poco (a somebody, someone)
c. to have small [hope] of success =   tener pocas esperanzas de éxito
d. a matter of small [importance] =   un asunto de poca importancia
wonder  
B. -noun
1. the small of the [back] =   la regiónoun lumbar
2. smalls
(British, Great Britain)   *
(=underwear)   ropa feminine singular interior or especially Latin America íntima
C. -adverb
a. don't [think] too small =   piensa masculineánoun a lo grande
b. try not to [write] so small =   intenta no escribir con una letra tan pequeña
D. -compound
·small ad   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   anuncio (m) por palabras
·small arms   -noun plural   armas feminine plural ligeras de bajo calibre
·small business   -noun   pequeña empresa (f)
·the small businessman   -noun   el pequeño empresario
·small capitals   -noun plural   (typography)   also small caps   versalitas feminine plural
·small change   -noun   suelto (m),   cambio (m),   calderilla (f),   sencillo (m) Latin America,   feria (f) Mexico Mexico
·small claims court   -noun   tribunal (m) de instancia que se ocupa de asuntos menores
·small end   -noun   (automobiles)   pie (m) de biela
·small fry   *   -noun
·to be small fry
·ser de poca monta
·small intestine   -noun   intestino (m) delgado
·small investor   -noun   pequeño (m) / pequeña (f)
·small print   -noun   letra (f) menuda
·small screen   -noun   pequeña pantalla (f),   pantalla (f) chica Latin America
·small talk   -noun   charla (f),   charloteo (m) / charloteo masculine (f)
a. to [make] small talk =   charlar,   charlotear *
 
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