Translation of "the gist" - English-Spanish dictionary

the gist

noun uk /dʒɪst/ us

the most important pieces of information about something, or general information without details

lo esencial
That was the gist of what he said.
I think I got (= understood) the gist of what she was saying.

(Translation of “the gist” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /dʒist/

the main points (of an argument etc)

punto esencial
Just give me the gist of what he said.

(Translation of “gist” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)