Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “be quick/slow on the uptake” en inglés

See all translations

be quick/slow on the uptake

informal
If someone is quick/slow on the uptake, they understand things easily/with difficulty: He's a bit slow on the uptake, so you may have to repeat the instructions a few times.
Traducciones de “be quick/slow on the uptake”
en chino (tradicionál) 領悟得快/慢…
en chino (simplificado) 领悟得快/慢…
(Definition of be quick/slow on the uptake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Palabra del día

christmassy

typical of Christmas, or happy because it is Christmas

Palabra del día

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Aprende más 

tweleb noun

December 22, 2014
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.

Aprende más