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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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