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Translation of "hint" - English-Spanish dictionary

hint

noun   /hɪnt/
something you say that suggests what you think or want, but not in a direct way insinuación He dropped (= made) several hints that he wanted a computer for his birthday.
a small piece of advice consejo The magazine gives lots of useful hints on how to save money.
verb   /hɪnt/
to suggest something, but not in a direct way insinuar He hinted that he wanted to leave the company.
(Definition of hint from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

hint

noun /hint/
a statement that passes on information without giving it openly or directly insinuación, indirecta He didn’t actually say he wanted more money, but he dropped a hint.
a helpful suggestion indicación, sugerencia I can give you some useful gardening hints.
a very small amount; a slight impression indicio There was a hint of fear in his voice.
take a/the hint
to understand a hint and act on it darse por aludido, comprender la indirecta I keep making jokes to my secretary about her coming to work late every day, but she never takes the hint.
(Definition of hint from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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