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algo

  
a       pron  
1      (en oraciones afirmativas)    something  
estaba buscando algo más barato      I was looking for something cheaper  
--¿no habéis comido nada? --sí, algo hemos picado      "haven't you eaten anything?" -- "yes, we've had a little snack"  
→ algo así        
es músico o algo así      he's a musician or something like that  
dura algo así como tres horas      it's about three hours long  
→ algo de        
tuve algo de miedo      I was a bit scared  
sé algo de inglés      I know a little English  
nos dieron algo de comer      they gave us something to eat  
hay algo de verdad en lo que dicen      there is some truth in what they say  
tenía algo de revolucionario      there was something of the revolutionary in him  
tengo algo de prisa      I'm in a bit of a hurry  
tienen algo de razón      they are right to a certain extent o in a way  
→ en algo        
queríamos ser útiles en algo      we wanted to be of some use  
se ha cambiado en algo el plan      the plan has been changed slightly  
las dos hermanas se parecen en algo      there is a certain likeness between the two sisters  
→ estar en algo      (=implicado)   to be involved in sth  
  (Venezuela)  
**   to be high on sth  
→ llegar a ser algo      to be something  
→ tomar algo        (de beber)    to have a drink,   (de comer)    to have a bite (to eat)  
¿quieres tomarte algo?      would you like a drink?  
→ llegamos a las tres y algo      we arrived at three something  
al nacer pesó tres kilos y algo      she weighed just over three kilos at birth  
MODISMOS algo es algo      it's better than nothing  
MODISMOS creerse algo      to think one is somebody  
MODISMOS darle algo a algn      *   casi me da algo cuando falló el penalti      I nearly died when he missed the penalty  
si no deja de comer dulces un día le va a dar algo      if he doesn't stop eating sweet things something will happen to him one day  
MODISMOS cuando le da por algo ...      when he gets something into his head ...  
MODISMOS por algo será      there must be a reason for it  
si lo dice el director, por algo será      if the manager says so, he must have his reasons o there must be a reason for it  
MODISMOS ya es algo        
ha logrado un estilo propio, lo que ya es algo      she has achieved her own style, which is quite something  
2      (en oraciones interrogativas, condicionales, gen)    anything  ,   (esperando respuesta afirmativa)    something
¿hay algo para mí?      is there anything o something for me?  
¿puedes darme algo?      can you give me something?  
¿le has dado algo más de dinero?      have you given him any more money?  
¿no le habrá pasado algo?      nothing has happened to him, has it?  
b       adv  
1      (con adjetivo)    rather, a little  
estos zapatos son algo incómodos      these shoes are rather o a little uncomfortable  
puede parecer algo ingenuo      he may seem slightly o rather o a little o somewhat frm   naive  
2      (con verbos)    a little  
me recuerda algo a mi padre      he reminds me a little of my father  
la inflación ha subido algo más de dos puntos      inflation has gone up by a little over two points  
c       sm  
1    → un algo        
tiene un algo que atrae      there's something attractive about him o there's something about him that's attractive  
había un algo de tristeza en su expresión      there was something sad in his expression  
2      (Colombia)   mid-afternoon snack   mid-afternoon snack  
    ALGUNO, ALGO  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
algo es algo exp.
it's better than nothing
(MODISMOS)

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to put sth in(to) sth
v.
to provide sth with sth
v.
to provide sth with sth
exp.
to link sth with {o} to sth
exp.
to fill sth with sth
v.
to make sth the same as sth
exp.
to add sth to sth
exp.
to bet sth on sth
exp.
to adapt sth to (suit) sth
exp.
to fit sth into sth
exp.
to get sth covered in sth
exp.
to stain sth with sth
exp.
to reduce sth by sth
v.
to make sth the same as sth
exp.
to deduce sth from sth
exp.
to associate sth with sth
exp.
connect sth with sth
exp.
to make sth level with sth
exp.
to secure sth with sth
exp.
to link sth to sth
v.
to serve sth with sth
exp.
to turn sth into sth
exp.
to overlap sth with sth
exp.
to engage sth with sth
v.
to serve sth with sth
exp.
to make sth conditional on sth
exp.
to insert sth into sth
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"algo": examples and translations in context
Hubiera sabido instantáneamente si planeábamos algo. He would have known instantly if we were up to something.
Debería comprarte algo mientras estamos aquí. You know, you should get something while we're here...
Orfanus herencium algo, algo, algo. Orphanis... encribo... something, something, something.
Me gustaría hacer algo extraordinario... algo grande, algo mega, algo copioso... algo espacioso, algo "cajunga". But what I'd really like to do is something extraordinary, something big, something mega, something copious, something capacious, something cajunga.
Había algo, algo, algo... There was something, something, something...
Recordando otras navidades... deseando algo, algo importante, algo especial. Remembering other Christmases... wishing for something, something important, something special.
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