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tan

  
      adv  
1      (tras verbo)    so  
estaba tan cansado que me quedé dormido      I was so tired I fell asleep  
no te esperaba tan pronto      I wasn't expecting you so soon  
¡no es tan difícil!      it's not so difficult!  
2      (tras sustantivo)    such  
¿para qué quieres un coche tan grande?      what do you want such a big car for?  
no es una idea tan buena      it's not such a good idea  
3      (en exclamaciones)    ¡qué idea tan rara!      what an odd notion!  
¡qué regalo tan bonito!      what a beautiful present!  
¡que cosa tan rara!      how strange!  
4      (en comparaciones)    es tan feo como yo      he's as ugly as me  
tan es así que      so much so that  
5    tan sólo      only  
hace tan sólo unas semanas      only a few weeks ago  
6    tan siquiera          siquiera       A  
7      (Méx)  
¿qué tan grande es?      how big is it?  
¿qué tan grave está el enfermo?      how ill is the patient?  
¿qué tan lejos?      how far?  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

tan pimpante, tano, TA, tañar

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
only
exp.
very well
exp.
all dressed-up (to the nines)
exp.
just
exp.
not so close
exp.
not so far
exp.
he loves arsing about
exp.
he loves playing jokes on people
exp.
he's such a pest
exp.
as far as that
exp.
that far
exp.
he's full of tricks
v.
remain perfectly calm; not to turn a hair
exp.
he went on as if nothing had happened {o} without batting an eyelid
exp.
we'll have a really good meal
exp.
not so far this way
exp.
he's so gullible
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'tan' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
tan
exp.
tan lejos
exp.
tan lejos
adv.
si tan
exp.
es tan pobre
adj.
no tan difícil
exp.
dijo tan fresco
exp.
tan pronto como
exp.
comida tan buena
exp.
estoy tan preocupado
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"tan": examples and translations in context
Aparece esto. Formas tan complicadas, tan armoniosas, tan hermosas. This comes out. This comes out. Shapes which are of such complication, such harmony and such beauty.
Estoy tan tan tan tan tan contenta de tenerte en casa. I am so, so, so, so, so, so glad to have you home.
Quiere saber cómo una organización tan poderosa es tan ineficiente. You want to know how an organization so powerful that can be run so inefficiently.
Es tan encantador recibir visitantes tan jóvenes. It's so heartening to have such young visitors.
Es tan inspirador una relación tan fraternal. You know, it's so inspiring to see such a caring sibling relationship.
Estoy tan confundida porque estamos tan cerca. I am really confused because we are so close.
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