Übersetzung von “plain” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


adjective uk /pleɪn/ us /pleɪn/

B1 simple and not complicated

plain food
Can you explain that in plain English?

B1 not mixed with other colours

a plain blue carpet

obvious and clear

evidente, claro
It’s plain that she is not happy here.
be plain sailing

UK to be very easy

ser pan comido
noun uk /pleɪn/ us /pleɪn/

also plains [ plural ] a large area of flat land

llanura, llano

(Übersetzung von “plain” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /plein/

simple or ordinary; without ornament or decoration

sencillo; liso; sin ornamentos; llano (persona)
plain living
good, plain food.

easy to understand; clear

claro, evidente
His words were quite plain.

absolutely open or honest, with no attempt to be tactful

I’ll be quite plain with you
plain speaking.


claro, evidente
It’s plain (to see) you haven’t been practising your music.

not pretty

común, ordinario, poco atractivo, feúcho, poco agraciado
a rather plain girl.
plainly adverb

sencillamente; claramente; francamente
She was plainly disappointed not to have been chosen for the team.
plainness noun

sencillez, simplicidad; franqueza, claridad
plain chocolate noun

dark chocolate not containing milk

chocolate sin leche
a bar of plain of plain chocolate.
plain clothes noun plural

ordinary clothes, not a uniform

vestido de paisano
Detectives usually wear plain clothes
(also adjective) a plain-clothes policeman.
plain sailing noun

progress without difficulty

ser coser y cantar
Life is not always plain sailing.
plain-spoken adjective

speaking honestly and candidly, not trying to be tactful

franco, llano
She is a very plain-spoken person who always says what she means.
in plain English

in simple words; clearly expressed

en cristiano, en términos sencillos
Would you mind explaining it in plain English?

(Übersetzung von “plain” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)