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a       conj  
1    but  
me gusta, pero es muy caro      I like it, but it's very expensive  
yo no quería ir, pero bueno ...      I didn't want to go, but still ...  
2      (al principio de frase)    pero, ¿dónde está Pedro?      where on earth is Pedro?  
pero bueno, ¿vienes o no?      now look, are you coming or not?  
pero vamos a ver      well let's see  
¡pero qué guapa estás!      you look great!  
¡pero si no tiene coche!      I tell you he hasn't got a car!  
3      (uso enfático)    pero que muy: una chica guapa, pero que muy guapa      what you call a really pretty girl, a pretty girl and no mistake  
hizo muy, pero que muy mal      he was wrong, really, really wrong  
¡estoy pero que muy harto!      I'm damn well fed up! *     
¡pero que muy bien!      well done!  
b       sm  
1    (=falta, defecto)   snag  
el plan no tiene peros      the plan hasn't any snags, there's nothing wrong with the plan  
2    (=pega)   objection  
encontrar o poner peros a algo      to raise objections to sth, find fault with sth  
¡no hay pero que valga!      there are no buts about it!  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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pero          [2]      sm     (Andes, Cono Sur)   pear tree

Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  

See also:

Pero Grullo, perol, perno, perro

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
but he is wrong
exp.
but he turned out badly
(MODISMOS)
exp.
but he was a big disappointment
(MODISMOS)
exp.
slowly but surely
exp.
yes, but ...
exp.
well let's see
exp.
but apart {o} aside from that
exp.
but let's be fair ...
exp.
he may be small but he's tough
(MODISMOS)
exp.
close to each other {o} together, but not in each other's pockets
(MODISMOS)
exp.
really, really handsome
exp.
I work hard but without much to show for it
exp.
I want to but they won't let me
exp.
slow but steady
(MODISMOS)
exp.
I knocked at the door, but nobody answered
exp.
he tried to do it but he couldn't
exp.
she doesn't earn much but she gets by
exp.
but on the other hand, ...
exp.
I work hard but I don't make any progress {o} headway
exp.
I tried to calm her down but she kept crying
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